If you want a more intimate Norwegian experience, head to Trondheim instead of Oslo
The people of Norway’s capital, Oslo, are palpably happy, especially in the spring, summer and early fall, when outdoor cafes are still crowded in evenings, with heat lamps and wool blankets provided for late-night comfort. For indoor dining options, the new, uber-hip Oslo Street Food mall is a fun and relatively inexpensive addition to the city’s otherwise pricey culinary scene.
The Food-Lover’s Guide to Dining in Trondheim, Norway
These restaurants in Trondheim, Norway, offer exciting takes on a unique culinary tradition—some have even been recognized with Michelin Stars.
Trondheim Is Home To Norway’s Two Best Breakfasts
Fresh from two of its restaurants being awarded the city’s first ever Michelin stars, Trondheim’s food scene received another boost this week as two of the city’s hotels were awarded first and second place in Norway’s annual Twinings Best Breakfast competition. The unofficial contest is held annually and reviews more than 400 hotels across Norway to crown a champion.
How Norway’s Wealthiest Man Upgraded One of Scandinavia’s Top Luxury Hotels
The glamour of the hotel in its previous incarnation captured billionaire Odd Reitan’s fantasies as a child and inspired him to someday own the majestic structure.
How a Wholesome Childhood Diet Led Norway’s Top Chef to Specialize in ‘Trash Food’
At Bula, Reneé Fagerhøi uses local and regional ingredients to create dishes that celebrate flavor and fun.
The Perfect Hotel For You Based On Your Personality
Luxury exists in so many different forms, and you can find it all across the varied portfolio of The Leading Hotels of the World—a collection of uncommon luxury hotels composed of more than 400 cities in over 80 countries. We partnered with them to illuminate which of their hotels is right for every pursuer of luxury—no matter your travel persona, you’ll find a Leading Hotel that will make your dream into reality.
Best places to travel in 2020
Where will 2020 take you? Below, you’ll find 36 destinations to kick-start your travel dreaming and scheming. We’ve surfaced emerging places. We’ve highlighted unexpected spots. And we’ve blown out a handful of classic destinations—the places we return to again and again, such as Italy and Japan—with alternatives to the big cities and the most crowded seasons. Scroll down to begin your 2020 journey.
Why Coffee Experts Think You Should Scrape the Crema Off Your Espresso
Crema is one of the most prized components of a well-made espresso. Caramel-colored and creamy in texture, the foamy puff is created when hot water emulsifies coffee bean oils and floats atop the espresso with smooth little bubbles. The first crema is believed to have debuted in 1948, thanks to Achille Gaggia, the Milanese café owner who invented the now-ubiquitous, lever-driven espresso machine.
A Guide to the Best Wellness and Fitness Experiences in Trondheim
From yoga in Bakklandet to forest workouts in Estenstadmarka, Trondheim has all the wellness and fitness experiences your body and mind could need. Here’s a guide to our top picks in the city.
Norway Restaurants on the Rise in 2020 Nordic Michelin Guide
On Monday evening in Trondheim, Norway, the 2020 edition of the Michelin Guide for Nordic Countries was announced, recognizing a grand total of 62 starred restaurants, down from 64 last year. Spanning Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Iceland, the Nordic guide encompasses some of Europe's most well-known restaurants, including René Redzepi's Copenhagen institution Noma, which maintained its two stars, and Stockholm's Frantzén, one of two three-starred restaurants in the region.
The 7 Best Restaurants in Trondheim According to a Local Food Blogger
Trondheim in Norway is earning a reputation as a top gastronomic destination, due to its culture of serving predominantly locally sourced ingredients with inventive contemporary twists. Renowned Norwegian food blogger Anders Husa shares his guide to the best places to eat in Trondheim.
How to See the Northern Lights From Trondheim, Norway
Seeing the Northern Lights is a real bucket-list moment. Here are the best places to go in and around Trondheim, Norway, to (hopefully) get the best views of this natural phenomenon.
The Best Spots to Shop in Trondheim, Norway
When only retail therapy will do, Trondheim is a shopper’s paradise. From browsing through designer collections to rummaging for vintage bargains, these are the best spots for shopping in Norway’s third-largest city.
The Best Camping Spots in and Around Trondheim
Whether you’re looking to bed down in the wilderness or prefer a family-friendly cabin, Trondheim has countless camping spots for you to get back to nature in Norway.
Dreamy Suites: 10 Top New Hotels I’m Eager To Revisit When The Time Comes
Normally at this time of year, I write an admittedly self-indulgent look back at my favorite new and new-to-me hotels of my year. This year, I figured I ought to skip it, because, you know.
Best Food Film showcasing the Regions of Gastronomy
The short film Home of Nordic Flavours 2020 highlights how the city of Trondheim and its surrounding region have become the new food capital in Norway also known as the Home of Nordic Flavours…
How to Spend a Perfect Long Weekend in Trondheim, Norway
Streetscapes straight out of a storybook. A revived grande dame hotel. Sublime seafood at every meal. One writer discovers a city with more than a few reasons to celebrate…