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Illegal Burger, Møllergata

And so, our epic quest for Oslo's best burger begins! Gerry and I kicked off our quest with Aftenposten's favourite, Illegal Burger on Møllergata, a few steps from Youngstorget in the city centre. It's also a...
Summertime fun in Oslo

Best of the Blogs – June 2012

We've just enjoyed the lightest month of the year so there's a positive mood around the expat blogosphere right now. Firstly here on Life in Norway, we published: Run to the Hills – I write about...
Illegal Burger, Oslo

The Search is on for Oslo’s Best Burger

Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten recently declared the burgers served by Illegal Burger on Møllergata as the best in Oslo. Always up for a food-related challenge, me and fellow Life in Norway blogger Gerry are going to conduct...
Instagram picture from 17th May in Oslo

Happy Birthday Norway!

On Thursday the whole of Norway got together to celebrate its 198th birthday. Last year I had only been in the country for two weeks before the festivities began. I had little idea of what to...
Me on my balcony, enjoying the spring sunshine

A Personal Update

Other than celebrating my first year in Norway, I've been a little quiet on here of late. Reason being, I've been incredibly busy! A New Job When I moved here one year ago it was on...
Labour Day parade 2012 in Oslo

Norwegian Labour Day

The run of public holidays at this time of year continued today with the traditional 1st May celebration – Labour Day. It also coincided with the first anniversary of my move to Oslo. My, how time...
Team Me

Discovering Norwegian Music – Team Me

So far I've introduced you to Datarock, Erlend Øye and Sondre Lerche, all three of which I've had some great feedback on. Long overdue it might be, but it's now time for the next in my...

Best of the Blogs – March 2012

  Here's the second installment of our new monthly round-up of the best blogs from Norway's international community. Take it away, folks! Springtime in Norway I wasn't the only one to get excited about the early...
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...
Blocks of brunost, Norwegian brown cheese

Brunost: Norwegian Brown Cheese

One of Norway's most intriguing foods (to foreigners at least) is eaten daily by many Norwegians for breakfast, lunch, or as a snack. Norway’s national diet harks back to its days as a poor country, with...