Traveling solo can seem daunting at first, but those who do so often find they enjoy or even prefer its many rewarding benefits. Not only do you eliminate the cost of a second traveler, but you also get to choose your preferred destinations and set your own schedule.
Throughout Norway’s history, the royal family has played a significant role in shaping the country. Think you know everything about the Norwegian royalty? Here are 15 facts about the monarchy that might surprise you.
A woman named Mantelgeisten appears out of the darkness in a long robe. Prison chains rattle. Screams of horror and torture linger from the dungeons. Known to be the most haunted castle in Norway, Akershus Fortress attracts more than three million visitors every year...
As we ring in the New Year, let’s take a look at some of our favorite Viking magazine articles from 2018. Inside Ålesund In the November issue we share the charming Art Noveau-inspired town of Ålesund. Spread across several islands, Ålesund provides an easy access to fjords, mountains and the coast. Members can access the full article here. [...]
Known for being northern Europe’s longest stretch of railway, the Bergen Railway in Norway is a seven-hour trip crossing one of Europe’s mightiest mountain ranges. Voted one of the world’s best train rides by Lonely Planet, you’ll get to travel alongside snow-covered mountains and waterfalls as you make your way to Oslo. Built between 1875 and 1909, the Bergen Railway runs [...]