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How to play chess like a Viking

During a Scandinavian summer there's a chance you'll stumble across a family or a group of friends throwing wooden blocks at each other in open parkland. At least, that's what it looks like at … [Read More...]

Norwegians in Spain

Norwegians living in Spain

Returning to Norway after a holiday can be a really depressing experience. I just spent 12 days exploring Catalonia (specifically Tárrega, Lleida, Barcelona and Sitges) and I found returning tough, … [Read More...]


Festivals Not Fear

What a few days it's been here in Norway. First of all, the three-year anniversary of the terror attacks of Oslo and Utøya, which I'm ashamed to say I forgot all about until I saw a tweet at around … [Read More...]

Summer in Trondheim

June – The Month of Endless Days

So here we are, a few days before the longest day of the year. The long summer days in Norway are something I adjusted to long ago, having spent my last three summers down in Oslo. Or at least I … [Read More...]


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Trondheim Cathedral, Norway

What to do with One Day in Trondheim

My fellow writer Whitney recently published a really popular guide for cruise ship visitors to Stavanger, which inspired me to write the same post all about my adopted home of Trondheim. While we … [Read More...]

Munkholmen Trondheim

Visiting Munkholmen

To round off a lovely week in Trondheim for Steve & Georgia, the four of us took to the high seas for the day! There's two options for boat trips from outside the Ravnkloa fish market. One tour … [Read More...]

A cruise ship in Stavanger, Norway

What to do with One Day in Stavanger

Every summer, Stavanger is inundated with tourists from all over the globe. The upturn in tourism over the last few years has been driven by boatload after boatload of tourists who have arrived in … [Read More...]

Hell, Norway

Welcome to Hell

It's a source of great amusement to non-Norwegians (me included!) that there's a teeny village named Hell right next to Trondheim Airport Værnes. So close in fact, that when checking in on Facebook at … [Read More...]

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