Category Archives: Norway


Should I hire a car in Bergen? [top city=”Bergen”] 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… Read More »


Is it worth hiring a car in Oslo? It’s well-known that Norway has some of the most stunning scenery in Europe, so surely the natural instinct of any visitor arriving at any one of Oslo’s three airports is to jump straight into a rental car and head for those wonderful mountains and fjords? Well, hold… Read More »


Do I need to hire a car in Stavanger? [coming] 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… Read More »


Should we rent a car in Haugesund? 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… Read More »