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Bob Geldof criticises Norway

A Response to Bob Geldof’s Criticism of Norway

This week, Bob Geldof described the Norwegian Government’s response to the Syrian refuge crisis as “nonsense”. Mr Geldof, who has spent the summer this year in Norway, told the Norwegian state broadcaster, NRK: “you have an area larger...
Finnmark

Finnmark: The Last Gasp of Winter

I recently spent an extended Easter weekend visiting my girlfriend’s family in Finnmark, a county in the extreme north-eastern part of Norway. Before going, I only really knew two things about the place – it was...
Summer in Hammerfest

Hammerfest: A Richer Tale

Despite being situated 70° north, a visitor to Hammerfest will soon discover a surprisingly rich history and culture alongside its famous stunning scenery. Northern lights aside, amongst other attractions, the town boasts a polar bear club...
Norwegian Food

An Introduction to Norwegian Nosh

I am British and have a passion for eating, drinking and exploring the cuisine of other cultures.  So, when my Norwegian partner offered me the chance to visit her homeland, I was very excited to pack British tea bags (my travel essential) and discover Norway’s culinary delights....