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...]
LIFE IN NORWAY
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From what's on where you live to the type of food and drink you can expect, Life in Norway reveals all about this little corner of Northern Europe, whether you're in Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger, Trondheim, or a tiny little cabin beside a fjord. Read more.
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...]
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...]
In a few days, Norway comes together to celebrate syttende mai (17th of May), the anniversary of the signing of the Norwegian constitution. Although Norway didn't become fully independent until … [Read More...]
British skier Andrew Musgrave shot to fame in Norway this January by winning the freestyle sprint at the Norwegian Championships, in what is essentially the national sport of Norway, cross-country … [Read More...]
At last weekend's Trondheim Calling festival of new music, I had the pleasure of catching up with Thomas Bratlie Haugland, vocalist of Rumble in Rhodos, stalwarts of the Norwegian live music scene. … [Read More...]
On my recent trip to Røros I had the pleasure of meeting Robin Schellenberg, owner of the wonderful Røros Potteriet. I wanted to ask Robin how on earth he ended up in Røros, and how a niche … [Read More...]
I recently had the pleasure of hosting a blog buddy of mine. Language learner and publisher of Pardon my Norwegian, Keith was on the Trondheim leg of a 10-day tour of Norway, which also took in Oslo … [Read More...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]