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Norway housing

Maintaining a Norwegian Home

Hints and tips on maintaining a home in Norway. Maintaining a Norwegian home seems simple enough, right? Well, it’s probably not as simple as you think-especially when it comes to maintaining the exterior of a house,...
Comedy in Norway

Chi Ton – Comedy in Norway

What do you get when you mix humor, performance art and Norway’s fourth largest city? The Comedy Box Norway, a Stavanger-based consortium of stand up comedians and comedic events featuring acts from Norway and abroad. I...
Salmon fishcakes with apple and carrot salad

Recipe: Salmon Fish Cakes

How to make salmon fishcakes with an apple and carrot salad I can honestly say that fish cakes were the first traditional Norwegian dish I ever learned to make. However, my first batch of fish cakes...
Salmon wraps

Recipe: Laks Wraps

How to make these Norwegian smoked salmon wraps, with dill cream cheese, lettuce and red onion. This deliciously simple recipe serves three people for lunch, or 6-10 as a party appetiser. One of the first things...
Street with white wooden houses in the old centre of Stavanger

Buying a House in Norway

A Norwegian real estate agent gives us the lowdown on the ins and outs of buying property in Norway. Finding a place to live in a major Norwegian city such as Oslo or Stavanger can be...
Coworking in Stavanger Norway

Coworking Space Opens in Stavanger

Mess & Order, a co-working space in Stavanger opened on September 15 joining MESH in Oslo and DIGS in Trondheim as well as other co-working spaces around Norway. Mess & Order is an entrepreneurial work space,...
Norwegian shrimp sandwich

Recipe: Shrimp Sandwich

Open faced shrimp sandwiches with homemade mayonnaise (skiver med shrimps og hjemelaget majones) Norwegian peel and eat shrimps are common all year round for the most part but are usually eaten in spring and summer as...
A cruise ship in Stavanger, Norway

One Day in Stavanger

Every summer, Stavanger is inundated with tourists from all over the globe. The upturn in tourism over the last few years has been driven by boatload after boatload of tourists who have arrived in town via...
Inside a Rema 1000 Supermarket

10 Ways to Save Money on Groceries in Norway

A Norwegian food writer shares some top tips on grocery shopping in Norway on a budget. You know the scene – it’s you, your debit card and two bags of groceries that you just paid 600NOK...