Tag Archives: National Geographic

The best ski destination

Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Charlesjsharp

Norway wins at the National Geographic Traveller Awards in the category "Best Ski Destination 2011." It won't be long until skiing and snowboarding is back, and the swishing sounds of raw powder in the beautiful Norwegian mountains are not far away. And it is not only Norwegians who love Norwegian winter adventures. Norway has been ...

Norwegian Dr. Jørn Hurum Honored by National Geographic in Washington, D.C.

Jørn Hurum, Paleontologist

Norwegian paleontologist Dr. Jørn Hurum is awarded the National Geographic "Emerging Explorers Award" in Washington D.C. due to his excavations on Svalbard. “We search for fossils in the high Arctic, moving hundreds of tons of rock by hand in wet, freezing conditions. It’s fantastic.” Dr. Hurum explained to National Geographic. Dr. Hurum is ...

Hurtigruten teams up with National Geographic

The Norwegian Coastal Ferry Hurtigruten will probably grab an even larger part of the international tourism market after the ship-owner Hurtigruten ASA has teamed up with the worldwide known company National Geographic. "This is an acknowledgement of the Coastal Ferry as being something unique," Managing Director in Hurtigruten ASA Olav Fjell says, web site E24.no reports, according ...