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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...
Lagom book review

LAGOM: What Can The Swedes Teach Us?

Move over hygge. Our friends from Sweden have a new word set to take the world by storm. Over the last two years, the world became obsessed with one Scandinavian word, helping to shift thousands of...
Bonereapers interview with Jeanne Matthews

A Norway Mystery: Jeanne Matthews Interview

Bonereapers is a murder mystery set in the hostile environment of Svalbard. We chatted to author Jeanne Matthews about the book. One of the fringe benefits of writing a guidebook for a major publishing house is...
Farming in Norway

Running a Farm in Norway

Georgina and Sam Bevin moved from the UK to rural Norway in 2016 to run a farm. Read their remarkable story! I'm always thrilled to hear from fellow expats living in Norway who do something a...
Shaun Constable

Shaun Constable: Sandefjord Football

One Englishman decided to forgo a promising football coaching career in England and try his luck in Norway. Eight years later he's a key part of the team at Sandefjord, and plans on staying in Norway...
Vanessa Brune

Living, Loving & Leaving Tromsø

Superstar blogger Vanessa Brune reveals all about living in the Norwegian Arctic, why she loved it, but why she's now ready to move on. UPDATE: Don't miss Vanessa's appearance on the Life in Norway Show, where...
Craig Alibone Chocolates in Bodø

Craig Alibone: Chocolate Creations in Bodø

Meet the British pastry chef making a sweet living in Bodø. British pastry chef Craig Alibone fulfilled a lifelong dream last month by opening his very own patisserie in the northern city of Bodo. I recently visited...
Three Lions Trondheim

Adrian Douglas – Three Lions English Pub

Even a town as small as Trondheim has room for an English pub. Peterborough native Adrian Douglas (Dougie) runs the Three Lions pub in Trondheim. With only a few hundred Brits calling Trondheim their home, the...
Copenhagen in Denmark

Kay Xander Mellish – How To Live In Denmark

An interview with an American expat who has found a happy life in one of our Scandinavian neighbours. Here in Scandinavia we are all one big happy family! I've visited Denmark a few times, specifically Copenhagen...
Linda Duevel

Linda Duevel – International School of Stavanger

This summer, Dr. Len and Dr. Linda Duevel retire after a collective 82 years of service to the International School of Stavanger. The school describes itself as a “crossroads of diversity” with nearly 700 students representing some 50 nationalities....