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With a glass swimming pool suspended in mid-air, Architect designs gravity-defying hotel in Norway which hangs on a 2,000ft cliff edge

Turkish Hayri Atak Studio has designed the proposed Cliff Concept Boutique Hotel to be embedded into Preikestolen, a cliff in southern Norway.

The proposed Cliff Concept Boutique Hotel features a swimming pool with a see-through bottom that juts out from the side of the cliff face and gives swimmers a chance to look at the spine-tingling drop beneath them

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7 Best Things To Do In Oslo

Oslo lies between the mountains and the sea, which is not to imply that the town was built by skiers and sailors, but it does imply that there are enjoyable things to do indoors and out. Summer or winter, walking is the best way to get around, and in fact, if you are in Norway during ski season, rent some cross-country skis and spend the afternoon on bracing trails. It will be your introduction to the hearty appreciation of winter that is at the very bottom of every Norwegian’s soul.

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This fox walks all the way from Norway to Canada in a matter of months

An Arctic fox walked more than 4415 kilometres to go from northern Norway to Canada’s far north in four months, Norwegian researchers say.

The young female walked more than 4000 kilometres between the two countries, via Greenland, in four months, researchers say.

The Norwegian Polar Institute reports the young female fox left her birthplace on Norway’s Svalbard archipelago on March 1, 2018 and reached Canada’s Ellesmere Island by way of Greenland on July 1, 2018.

The ground the small fox cumulatively covered over those four months was among the most ever recorded for an Arctic fox seeking a place to settle down and breed, the institute said in a research article subtitled “One female’s long run across sea ice”. Continue at Source Source: Fox walks all the way from Norway to Canada in a matter of months

This Norwegian island wants to be the world’s first time-free zone

A Norwegian island is agitating to abolish conventional time-keeping and become the world’s first time-free zone. Sommarøy in Norway is trying to do away with conventional timekeeping. Image by Steve Woods/Getty Long before timekeeping as we know it today came about, time was a local matter that was set in each town according to the sun. Continue at Source: This Norwegian island wants to be the world’s first time-free zone

This underwater restaurant teaches you about the ocean while you eat

Five metres beneath the Atlantic Ocean, this restaurant doubles up as a marine research lab. Named ‘Under’, it’s also revealing how scientists can raise awareness about ocean health through fun experiences.

An underwater restaurant has opened in Norway, and it’s doubling up as a marine biology research lab. Under (meaning ‘wonder’ in Norwegian) is off the coast of Lindesnes, a town on Norway’s southern tip. Its 34-metre structure is partly submerged, with the dining area five metres underwater.

The world’s largest undersea restaurant

Along with gastronomy, it showcases what lies in the Nordic Seas

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A Foodie Adventure That Will Take You To The Top Of The World

Get out of your comfort zone with a visit to the innovative Holmen Lofoten, in the remote north of Norway. Here, you can delve into the Kitchen on the Edge of the …

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10 reasons why Norway is perfect for first-time cruisers

With a natural beauty that exceeds any superlatives, the Norwegian Fjords make one of the world’s best cruising regions – and they are tantalisingly close to the UK. Here’s why Norway is perfect for those contemplating taking an ocean cruise for the first time.

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Cruise ship off Norway issues mayday, begins evacuating 1,300 passengers and crew

A cruise ship off Norway’s western coast is evacuating 1,300 passengers and crew Saturday after engine problems forced the ship to send a mayday call. READ MORE …

Nordic walking: a pilgrims’ route from Oslo to Trondheim

This medieval pilgrim trail has a much lower profile than the Camino. And that’s a good thing for those who like to enjoy Norway’s beauty in solitude. READ MORE …