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Stavanger harbour

Getting Around Stavanger

Everything the international visitor needs to know about public transport in Stavanger. Bus travel in Stavanger is operated by Kolumbus, who offer network of routes comprehensively covering the Stavanger and Sandnes areas. Most longer-distance routes terminate at Byterminalen...
Sword sculpture in Stavanger

Top Sights in Stavanger

Stavanger is about much more than the oil industry. Despite is reputation as the oil capital of Norway, Stavanger has a lot to offer tourists. From museums, great shopping and a cobbled Old Town of whitewashed...
Øvre Holmegate in Stavanger

Norway’s Most Colourful Street

Stavanger's Øvre Holmegate is a popular street with both locals and tourists. Known locally as Fargegaten (which translates as the Colour Street), Øvre Holmegate used to be a street like any other in the old shopping...
Legal help in Bergen

Legal Help in Stavanger

How to find an English-speaking legal professional in the Stavanger region. Understanding the legal system in Norway can be a confusing, difficult and intimidating experience for expats, no matter how good your Norwegian. Yet new residents are often...
Jacob Collier

International Jazz in Stavanger

From 8-13 May, Stavanger plays host to some of the world's leading jazz musicians. Here's what to expect at MaiJazz 2017. As one of Norway's leading jazz festivals, MaiJazz has a proud history of bringing some...
Cricket in Norway

Cricket in Norway: Stavanger Premier League

Andrew Halseid-Budd is a Norwegian based, English born, photographer living in Stavanger. He specialises in sports photography and recently attended the finals day of the Stavanger Premier League. Yes, cricket in Norway! Having grown up in...
Sandnes, Norway

Living in Sandnes

Sandnes is a small, quiet yet fully-serviced city a short distance south of Stavanger. The fact that during the weekdays there are trains running from and to Stavanger almost every 15 minutes, and that it takes only...
Latin American Stavanger

Latin American Dancing in Stavanger

As mentioned in a previous article and as most people know, we Latin Americans love to dance. It is a way to socialize, to have fun and to exercise. Just to give you an idea, a traditional wedding will...
Social Cooking

Cook and Socialise in Stavanger

Whether you are an expat looking for ways to expand your social circles or a local wanting an activity that includes trying something new, Socialcooking.no is the concept for you. This is a new option for...
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....