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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?...
A football match at Viking Stadion in Stavanger

Stavanger’s Viking Stadion: The Home of Viking FK

Viking Stadium in Stavanger has been the home to Viking football since it opened in 2004. Here is everything you need to know if you’re planning to visit the stadium. We hear from plenty of non-Norwegian...
Running the Oslo marathon

Oslo Marathon: A Personal Experience

Have you ever considered running a marathon? Here's one Brit's personal experience of participating in the annual Oslo race. With the Oslo marathon just around the corner, I decided to recount my personal experience from last...
The waterfront of Bodø, Norway

Student Stories: Overcoming Difficulties in Bodø

Discover what it's like to move to Norway to study at university, from finding somewhere to live to learning the language. Tucked away in arctic Norway, sits the coastal town of Bodø. In the summer months the town...
Norway troll holding a flag

Norway’s Flag: The Evolution of a Norwegian Icon

Discover the history of the Norway's flag and why it says so much about the nation as whole. In most cases, the flag of a nation is such an evocative symbol. Its patterns and colours immediately...
Green oslo city view

Zero-Emission Construction Work in Oslo

Norway’s capital lives up to its billing as European Green Capital 2019. In 2019, Oslo was awarded the European Green Capital title in recognition of its environmentally friendly achievements and ambitious future targets for green space living...
Running at Oslo Opera House

Running in Oslo: Routes and Advice for Locals and Visitors

Find the best running routes in Oslo: from green of Frogner Park to the Akerselva River run. Like any other city, Oslo is a built-up sprawling metropolis. In fact, Norway’s capital is the third-fastest growing city...
Suksesskake: Norwegian success cake recipe

Suksesskake: Norwegian Success Cake

It doesn't have to be a celebration or a special occasion in order to make a success cake, it can be enjoyed all year round. Learn how to bake one here. In my first spell living...
Stavanger Babsii langauge

Learning Norwegian in Austria

Discover what it's like learning Norwegian outside of Norway. One Austrian national reveals her Norwegian language experiences and why she loves Norway. Babsii Blubb is an Austrian girl living in Vienna. During the day she works...