Three years ago, while studying at the University of California at Berkeley, I met a girl who has absolutely changed my life. She is beautiful, amazing, and a pleasure to be around. She is also 100% Norwegian… which means that I have been fully ingrained with Norwegian culture since the day we met. On one […]
Observations on the quirks of day-to-day life in Norway, from the extended summer vacations to crazy adverts on TV.
Is there anything more satisfying than taking the first step in virgin snow? That light crispy crackle is hard to beat. So when I awoke to a white blanket this weekend I could do nothing else than head straight outside, with my camera, of course! The sky quickly darkened and as this is my fourth […]
Are you stuck for those last-minute Christmas gifts? If you’re shopping for someone with a love for Norway or Scandinavia, then look no further! Life in Norway brings you the very best Norwegian-themed gifts available online. Enjoy! Men’s Norwegian sweater This Magnus Men’s Norwegian Wool-blend Sweater from Icewear will make you or a loved one […]
Last month I published a post about the best Christmas markets in Norway. I had such a good response to the article (66 interactions on Facebook!) that I feel compelled to write more about the festive traditions in this part of the world. Christmas in Norway now on Kindle I’ve expanded on this series of Christmas […]
In my case, before coming to live here I have lived in France and Holland during some summer holidays from the university to work as a trainee. Despite being only two summers plus some previous trips backpacking – and having some family in France, Holland and Belgium – these experiences gave me a general perception […]
As I write this, I’m sitting on the sofa watching the latest episode in the 5th series of Alt for Norge, an award-winning reality TV show on TV Norge. This is something I’ve been meaning to write about for three years now. Finally, I’ve put pen to paper! (well, fingers to keyboard…) Named The Great […]