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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...
Geography Now map of Norway

Geography Now Comes To Norway

Top geo-entertainment YouTube channel Geography Now has released its video on Norway. Watch it here! “In the Nordic countries Norway would be the one that everyone either tries to call their best friend or date. She...
Winter driving conditions in Norway

How To Use Less Salt On Snowy Roads

It’s springtime in much of the northern hemisphere, although spring snowstorms are still possible. When that happens, salt trucks and ploughs help make roads safe. But road salt can be bad for the environment, and can...
Fishing on a lake in Jotunheimen, Norway

My First Rakfisk Experience

Learning to fish on a lake and prepare rakfisk is one step journey on the road to typisk norsk! I am currently enrolled in an adult learning program to learn the Norwegian language. One of our...