The Land of the Light
The land of the Midnight Sun and the Northern Lights. The land above the Arctic Circle is one of the most exotic destinations of Europe.
Unfolding Local Diamonds to Global Guests
The travel blog written by local people is now on the blogosphere. The topic of the blog will be anything related to Northern Norway, - Sweden, - Finland, and Northwest Russia.
The PlayDuck of the Year
Do you love photography? This is the newest photo opportunity. Get a close look at the royal duck and other ducks in Båtsfjord. Capture a raptor in Vestre Jakobselv. Adjust your light switch to get the best twist of the Northern Lights. The PlayDuck of the Year...
Schreiben am Nordkap
Sie wollen ans Nordkap und sich von der kargen, unendlich weiten Landschaft der Insel Magerøya inspirieren lassen. Sie möchten töpfern mit Worten und interessante Menschen kennenlernen, mit denen Sie gemütlich bei Kaffee und Cognac über das Schreiben und die Sprache, das Leben und die Welt diskutieren können.
Dann sind Sie richtig bei Schreiben am Nordkap. Wir bieten im Mai und September einwöchige Schreibkurse an, in denen wir mit Worten spielen, clustern, Plots kreieren, Settings setzen und natürlich schreiben, schreiben und nochmals schreiben.
How to Get Around in the North with Public Transportation
Despite being the most sparsely populated area of Europe, the public transportation available is good. The challenges of getting a convenient itinerary are two-fold: The number of departures and the cross border transportation are limited. Navigo is a new planning tool for the traveler using public transportation to get from A to Z in the northernmost tip of Europe...
The Tourist Guide of the North Cape
The editor of visitnordkapp.no is also the editor of the tourist guide for the North Cape area. The 2011-12 guide is a special edition, celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Nordkapp municipality.
Download the Nordkapp/Honningsvåg Info 2011-12 (8 MB)
Before Reality TV: Grobbelaar's 71 degrees North to Anfield Road
An avid Liverpool FC fan, I had the pleasure of meeting former goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar at "Nøden" pub in Honningsvåg on July 11th, 2009. Bruce Grobbelaar had been invited to Nordkapp by some local football/Liverpool fans along with David Johnson and Alan Kennedy...
The Puffin – The Embodiment of the Northern Character
A fighter and a survivor, the puffin breeds along the coast of Northern Norway in large numbers. With its characteristic features and demeanors it is a popular seabird.The feathers are black and white, the beak large and colorful, and the feet orange-red...
Northern Lights – Around the Clock
Possibly the most spectacular fireworks, the northern light baffles the lucky visitor. Perhaps an everyday thing among northerners, the Aurora Borealis sometimes even impresses the local people. It is also an important source of myth and folklore...
Reindeer Husbandry in the North
5900 Sámi work with reindeer husbandry. With a few exceptions, according to Norwegian law, only Sámi people can be in the business. And you need to inherit the profession from either your parents or grandparents. This is also by and large the case in Sweden...