7 days in Norway: Land of the Midnight Sun

7 days in Norway is ample time to savour the highlights of this beautiful country, from the cosmopolitan delights of Oslo to the majestic views along the Norway in a Nutshell route, to hiking in fjord country, or if you’re visiting in winter, dogsledding or aurora hunting above the Arctic Circle. This itinerary is geared…

How Much Does It Cost? Oslo, Norway

We started budgeting for our trip to Norway pretty early on as if there’s one thing about Norway everyone knows, it’s how expensive it is! But how much does a trip to Norway cost, exactly? Would a hotdog lunch in Oslo put us completely out of pocket? How much was a bottle of water in…

Norway: How much does it cost, really?

The answer, not surprisingly, is a lot. There is a reason why Norway isn’t a backpacker haven like Thailand. Oslo consistently comes up tops in “Most Expensive Cities” lists year after year. People tend to use the words “astronomical”, “eye-watering” and “mind-boggling” when it comes to describing the cost of a pizza, a cigarette or…