Generally, a hire car is going to be useful here, because despite the exorbitant costs of renting a car anywhere in Norway, having a car is the best way to get up close and really deep into the best of the fjord lands. See also our car hire guides to Bergen and Oslo, which include […]


It’s well-known that Norway has some of the most stunning scenery in Europe, and for the safety minded, the Norwegians also have the lowest accident rate of any country anywhere in the world. So surely the natural instinct of any visitor arriving at one of Oslo‘s 3 airports is to jump straight into a rental […]


Haugesund is one of those small towns that  became better known when Ryanair started flying there and people started looking at their destinations list and thinking “where the hell’s that”? Yet the scenery around Haugesund is anything but small, as this is one of several gateways to the spectacular Norwegian fjord land. Ryanair first started […]


It is a while since I actually visited Bergen, but oddly enough, the scenery hasn’t changed much, and the infrastructure hasn’t changed a great deal either, although there have been a few road improvements. Back then, you could take your own car on the DFDS ferry between Newcastle and Bergen. This is no longer an option […]