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Checking credit ratings in Norway

How To Check Your Credit Rating

Personal financial health is an important element of a happy life in Norway. Here's how and why you should stay on top of your credit rating with a free credit report. If you've ever taken a...
Best Norwegian bunads

The Norwegian Bunad

The colourful Norwegian folk dress has gained in popularity in recent years. We take a look at the history and the detail of the designs. A bunad is a traditional folk costume that you find all...
How taxation works for Americans in Norway

Tax for Americans in Norway

Americans living in Norway are subject to additional bureaucracy from their homeland. As a general principle, once you are deemed ‘tax resident' in Norway you pay income tax on your worldwide income to Norway. ‘Tax residency'...
The prison system in Norway

Prisons in Norway

An introduction to the Norwegian prison system, which is known around the world for its focus on rehabilitation and its low reoffending rates. Like many social institutions in the country, Norway’s prison system has been lauded...
A woman watching football on TV in Norway

How to Watch Football in Norway

Find out which TV channels in Norway have the rights to show football tournaments from around the world. The 2018/19 football season has seen quite a lot of changes as to which football competitions are available...
An Oppdal ski weekend

A Weekend in Oppdal

Oppdal is central Norway's largest alpine ski resort, but is an interesting option for an active break year-round. Norwegians are known for their love of cross-country skiing, and nowhere is this more true than in Trøndelag,...
Relaxing koselig Norway

App Review: Learn Norwegian with Memrise

This free-to-use smartphone app is a great companion when revising Norwegian lessons. Part of our series on how to learn Norwegian. A few weeks ago we looked at the Duolingo app for learning Norwegian. This time...
Norwegian Duolingo app review

App Review: Learn Norwegian with Duolingo

This free-to-use website and smartphone app can help you take the first steps on the road to learning Norwegian. Part of our series on how to learn Norwegian. It seems as if every week a new...
Counting in the Norwegian language

Numbers in Norwegian

Take your first steps to learning Norwegian by studying the numbers. They're easy! Part of our series on how to learn Norwegian. Norwegian numbers are relatively easy to learn for a native English speaker. Many sound...
Football for asylum seekers

How to Watch the World Cup Online

Are you frustrated with Norwegian commentary, or do you want to watch the football coverage from your home country? Well, that's been quite the start to the World Cup hasn't it! There were massive upsets, more...