LIN 02: Living in Arctic Norway

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Living in Tromsø and Arctic Norway

German blogger Vanessa Brune from Snow in Tromsø joins David to talk about Tromsø, exploring Arctic Norway, and the positives and negatives of living so far north.

Vanessa moved to Norway for a Master's degree course in Indigenous studies, and soon fell in love with the place. She started her blog, Snow in Tromsø, to chronicle her adventures and share her travel tips with a wider audience.

But after several years in the Arctic, Vanessa has chosen to move with her boyfriend to a different part of Norway. During our conversation, we dig into what day-to-day life is really like in Arctic Scandinavia.

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In this episode you'll learn:

  • What's great about living in Arctic Norway
  • The surprising amount of things to do in Tromsø
  • The biggest downside of life in Tromsø
  • Why Vanessa chose to leave, and where she now calls home
  • How someone who doesn't like red meat or fish gets on in Norway!

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Podcast: German blogger Vanessa Brune on life in Tromsø and exploring Arctic Norway.

About David Nikel

Originally from the UK, David now lives in Trondheim and was the original founder of Life in Norway back in 2011. He now works as a professional writer on all things Scandinavia.

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