Home or on the Road. A study of motorhome tourism as a Norwegian phenomenon
AuthorLorentzen, Remi Alexander
Motorhome tourism is a phenomenon seen on many Norwegian roads during the summer months. In the last two decades, motorhomes has increased in popularity in Norway, due to technological improvement and better comfort. The motorhome enables people to camp in various places, independent of tourism infrastructure and public transportation. This thesis aims to give meaning to the phenomenon of motorhome tourism, by interviewing eight Norwegian couples who had traveled with their motorhomes in Northern Norway. Edensor’s theoretical concept of performance and spaces have been used as a tool of reflection, in order to analyze the phenomenon studied. The findings in this thesis indicates that motorhome users travels to several destination during one vacation, where the performance of travelling becomes the actual holiday. Keywords: couples, Northern Norway, home, campsites, motorhomes, identity, freedom to roam, performance.
PublisherUiT The Arctic University of Norway
UiT Norges arktiske universitet
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