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Norwegian black metal guitarist

The Story of Norwegian Black Metal

There's more to Norway than oil and seafood. One of the country's biggest ever exports is an entire genre of music, but it’s not to everyone’s taste. What comes to mind when you think about Norwegian...
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...
Frozen 2 Trailer

Disney’s Upcoming ‘Frozen 2’ Inspired By The Scandinavian Sami

Representatives from the Sami have had input into the making of ‘Frozen 2' as producers seek to get the details right. Anna, Elsa, Kristoff and Olaf are back as the long-awaited movie ‘Frozen 2’ hits the big...
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...
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...
Norwegian voting card

How To Vote In Norway’s Local Elections

Many foreign residents are eligible to vote in Norway's upcoming local elections, regardless of your citizenship. Here's how voting works. On 9 September 2019, Norway's population goes to the polls to elect its representatives at municipal...
The Scream by the Munch Museum

Five Things You Didn’t Know About The Scream

Most people have heard of the painting The Scream, but how much do you know about its story? Read on for five fascinating facts about one of the world's most famous paintings. Norway’s most famous artist...
Metallica concert in Norway

Watch Metallica Live in Trondheim

Scroll down to watch video of this summer’s live concert in Trondheim from one of the world’s biggest ever heavy metal bands. Since 2016, Metallica have been touring the world with their WorldWired tour. Formed in...
Sakrisøya island in Norway

This Norwegian Island Can Be Yours For Under 2 Million Kroner

Following a breakdown in the original sale process, this rare island property returns to the market. The 146-acre island ‘Sakrisøya' on the Helgeland coast of Norway is once again for sale after ‘rogue buyers' pulled out of...
Lady in bunad with flag

On Wearing A Bunad For The First Time In 20 Years

Our returning Norwegian expat talks celebrating 17th May in Norway and getting back into her bunad for the first time in two decades. The Norwegian bunad, often referred to as our national costume, springs from traditional...