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12 Scandinavian Universities Rank among the 300 Best in the World

12 Scandinavian Universities Rank among the 300 Best in the World

These institutions from around 60 countries have been ranked based on 12 indicators that measure their academic research performance and their global and regional...

A Literary Masterpiece About the 22nd July Massacre in Norway

Norwegian Author Asne Seierstad is praised in international media for her latest book, “One of Us: The Story of Anders Breivik and the Massacre...

Love – New Norwegian Novel

The novel Love by Norwegian author Hanna Ørstavik was voted the 6th best Norwegian book of the last 25 years The publishing rights in English have...

Picturesque Norway

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The Secret to Exploring Oslo on the Cheap

Oslo is the capital of Norway.  The history of Oslo goes back to around year 1000 AD. Since the Middle Ages Oslo has gone...

Norwegian National Tourist Route Geiranger-Trollstigen

You may choose from 18 Norwegian National Tourist Routes. If this is the first time you go by car in Norway, we recommend the...
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First female World Rally-cross driver – Ramona Karlsson

Ramona Karlsson is the first female to race in the new-for-2014 World Rallycross Championship this season. The experienced rally driver has signed a deal to...

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