Norwegian Taco

Are Norwegian Tacos Really Tacos?

One of the first things I am often asked when people know I am Mexican is what I think about Norwegian tacos and Tacofredag. My response? “I prefer not to talk about it.” Why? Well, let...
Working in Trondheim

My Work Permit Headache

I’ve always been kinda lucky when it comes to professional development. Even before finishing my graduate program, I had already been offered a position to work in Norway. I’ve already talked about my first impressions, so...
Mexicans in Norway

Hvordan Går Det? Part I

I am a Mexican living in Norway for less than three years. Though I have not yet taken any *real* course in the language, I find myself getting closer and closer to speaking fluently something so...
Snowfall in Trondheim

It’s Snow Joke in Trondheim

We are quite Oslo-centric on this blog. Take last month, when we proclaimed the arrival of spring after a beautiful weekend in the capital. Gerry, our resident blogger from Trondheim, has a different view… It might...
NTNU Trondheim main building

Working at a Norwegian University

A look inside working life at NTNU, one of Norway's biggest University. The conversation goes by in a curious mixture of Norwegian, broken Norwegian, English and sometimes a bit of Spanish. It amazes me how well...