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Roller-skiing

The Lesser-Spotted Roller Skier

Living up in the hills of Holmenkollen, I am treated to a vast array of wildlife: birds, squirrels, spiders, slugs; the list is endless! But one species you may not be familiar with is the lesser-spotted roller skier....

The Breathtaking Beauty of Fjord Norway

Have you ever been so overwhelmed by your surroundings that you shed a tear? Something so awe-inspiring you just had to let go of your emotions? Introducing the highlight of my summer vacation, the boat trip...
Telenor Fornebu Oslo

Moany Blog #1: The Fornebu Commute

I was told by someone today I only write “happy stuff”. Good observation! I do sound off about stuff that bugs me, but I tend to do that on Twitter. Instant gratification and all that! So,...
Flam Ferdaminne Apartments

Flåm Ferdaminne Holiday Apartments, Flåm

An affordable self-catering accommodation option at the heart of the Norwegian fjords. When booking our summer trip, one of the first things we had to do was secure accommodation. Despite its tiny size, thousands of people...
Röyksopp band photo

Discovering Norwegian Music – Röyksopp

One of the best known electronic acts in Europe formed in Arctic Norway. After discovering Datarock, Erlend Øye, Sondre Lerche and Team Me so far, I thought it was time to write about an act I...
Frode Jensen from Startup Norway

Frode Jensen – Startup Norway Entrepreneur

Following the success of my first Life in Norway interview with Tim Wendelboe, I had no choice but to get straight back out there for another! This week I visited Oslo's co-working space MESH to meet the...
Inside the Nighthawk Diner, Oslo

Nighthawk Diner, Grünerløkka

And so, our epic quest for Oslo’s best burger continues! The American-themed Nighthawk Diner is a magnet for hipsters, smack bang in the middle of Oslo's Grünerløkka district. So… how else to start but with an Instagram...
Overlooking the Aurlandsfjord

Exploring Flåm

After our epic rail journey, my parents and I finally made it to Flåm. Situated deep within centre-west Norway on an arm of the mighty Sognefjord and nestled tightly below towering peaks, Flåm is a prime example...
The skyscape of Gothenburg, Sweden

A Postcard From Gothenburg

A postcard written from a recent arrival to the city of Oslo from a trip across the border. First impressions of Gothenburg, Sweden! Dear Oslo, Wish you were here! Gerry and I enjoyed our short hop...
Coffee by Tim Wendelboe

Tim Wendelboe – Gourmet Coffee in Oslo

Please welcome the former World Champion Barista and all-round Oslo coffee guru Tim Wendelboe into the Life in Norway hotseat. Tim runs his own popular espresso bar in Grünerløkka alongside a roastery, import company and a...