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Inside the Nighthawk Diner, Oslo

Nighthawk Diner, Grünerløkka

And so, our epic quest for Oslo’s best burger continues! The American-themed Nighthawk Diner is a magnet for hipsters, smack bang in the middle of Oslo's Grünerløkka district. So… how else to start but with an Instagram...
Coffee by Tim Wendelboe

Tim Wendelboe – Gourmet Coffee in Oslo

Please welcome the former World Champion Barista and all-round Oslo coffee guru Tim Wendelboe into the Life in Norway hotseat. Tim runs his own popular espresso bar in Grünerløkka alongside a roastery, import company and a...
Lillebjørn Nilsen

Discovering Norwegian Music – Lillebjørn Nilsen

At last weekend's memorial concert, the rather difficult task of following the unscheduled appearance of Bruce Springsteen was handed to Lillebjørn Nilsen. There was no better person for it. An Oslo Folk Hero Not widely known...

Norwegian Brands – Moods of Norway

When I first stepped off the plane that brought me to Oslo, I noticed several things about Norwegian fashion: the Mr Whippy hairdos, brightly coloured trousers, and Liverpool shirts. But I also spotted someone wearing a...
Trondheim Cathedral, Norway

Trondheim – Norway’s Smart City

Take a look at Trondheim. The famous Nidaros Cathedral, riverside wharves, wooden mansions and narrow streets conjure up images of days long gone.   Not the place, then, you'd expect to find Norway's beating heart of...
Illegal Burger graphic

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...