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Norway Royal Family – King, queen, prince and princess

The Royal Family of Norway

Everything you need to know about one of the coolest royal families in the world – the Norwegian Royal Family. The Norwegian Royal Family is often referred to as the coolest Royal Family in the world....
Coffee culture in Scandinavia

Coffee Culture in Norway

The story of the Norwegian love of coffee and discover the best places to join the locals. If you’ve never been to the region it may surprise you that people in the Nordic countries drink a...
The Mathallen food hall in Oslo, Norway

Cool Places in Oslo: A Hipster Guide

Explore Oslo's cool and quirky side with this guide to places to visit on the city’s flourishing hipster scene. In Oslo, there is always something new being built, and a day never passes when you don’t...
The Nærøyfjord in Norway

Facts About the Norwegian Fjords

You’ve heard of the beautiful fjords. But how much do you really know about Norway’s iconic scenery? What do you think of when you think of Norway? Ibsen? Trolls? Dark winters and Light summers? The northern...
Norwegian lunch food: Mills Polar Kaviar in a tube

Must-Try Foods From a Norwegian Supermarket

Norwegian cuisine is easily accessible to visitors and new arrivals. Discover the weird and wonderful food items you can buy from a supermarket in Norway. Whether you are moving to another country or just visiting, one...
The Norwegian Cup Final in Oslo

The Norwegian Cup Final is a Beautiful Thing

The sights, sounds and thrills of the Norwegian Cup Final, as seen through the eyes of a British football fan. I left my apartment in central Oslo around noon and made my way to the tram...
The Aurlandsfjellet snow road in Norway

The Pros and Cons of Living in Norway

What is so great and not so good about living in Norway? One recent arrival reveals all based on his experiences so far. Life in Norway gets tons of emails from people asking if they should...
Skam girls from Norway

Why Norway’s Skam Was So Great

The final episode of teen drama Skam aired on Norwegian channel NRK in 2017. Yet the characters, their lives, their loves and their heartbreaks are still very much alive in the minds of the show's fans....
Kiwi supermarket in Norway

Supermarkets in Norway

New to Norway? You'll want to get your head around the main grocery stores and supermarkets. Here's a rundown of the main chains and what to expect when doing your regular food shop. Grocery shopping in...
Norwegian skier Johannes Klæbo

Johannes Høsflot Klæbo, Norway’s Skiing Superstar

Johannes Høsflot Klæbo is a cross-country skier and celebrity figure here in Norway. Let’s meet the man behind the eye-catching social media profiles. Who comes to mind when you think of Norway’s most recognisable current sportsman?...