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Aurora Borealis Norway

The Night The Northern Lights Came Out To Play

When friends and family from the UK ask me about life in Norway, they don't ask me how I cope with the winter, or how I cope with the cost of living. The first question is...
St Olav Festival

St. Olav Festival 2013

Trondheim's biggest festival of year gets underway tomorrow. The 51st St. Olav Festival – Olavsfestdagene – starts on the eve of the anniversary of the death of Olaf II Haraldsson, King of Norway from 1015 to 1028. He...
Trondheim bus network

Public Transport in Trondheim

Moving around Trondheim without a car is easy thanks to the public bus system. The three letters you need to know to move about Trondheim are A, T and B. Established in 2009, AtB, which literally...
Events in Trondheim

Major Events in Trondheim 2013

We keep our eyes on the major concerts, festivals and big events around Norway so you don't have to! Here is the Expat Weekly guide to what's going on in Trondheim during 2013. International Student Festival...
Cycle sign in Trondheim

Bike City Trondheim

For a country buried under snow and ice for several months of the year, Norway has a surprising love of cycling. That's what I thought before moving to Trondheim. Here, I realise it's more than just a...
Moving to Trondheim

An Introduction to Trondheim

It's been over a week since I packed my bags and left Oslo, so how am I settling into life in Trondheim? Pretty well, thanks! It's not like Trondheim has been a massive surprise as I made...
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...
Snowfall in Trondheim

It’s Snow Joke in Trondheim

We are quite Oslo-centric on this blog. Take last month, when we proclaimed the arrival of spring after a beautiful weekend in the capital. Gerry, our resident blogger from Trondheim, has a different view… It might...

Still No Snow for Oslo. But in Trondheim…

Back in August I wrote about preparing for my first Scandinavian winter. Little did I know that come the 3rd of December, I would be sat in my Oslo apartment with the radiators off, gazing out...

A Weekend In Trondheim

The more eagle-eyed of my readers will have noticed I spent last weekend in Trondheim. The many colours of Trondheim post was a bit of a giveaway 😉 Despite Trondheim being Norway's former capital and third-largest...