The history of Norwegian emigration to America is a fascinating one. Newspaper editor Emily Skaftun tells us all about the modern Norwegian American community. It's time to wrap up season one of the Life in Norway Show, and for the first time, I'm speaking to someone who doesn't actually live in Norway. The reason? More than a hundred years ago, Norwegians moved to the USA en masse in search of a … [Read more...]
The Life in Norway Show
Life in Norway's podcast presents on-demand audio interviews with foreigners living and working in Norway.
Welcome everyone, to the Life in Norway show. I'm your host David Nikel, and every two weeks we are going to take a deep dive into Norwegian society, culture and lifestyle by interviewing a fellow expat about their experiences.
Come take a stroll around Work-Work, Trondheim's gaming bar and coworking space for creative entrepreneurs in the latest episode of the Life in Norway Show. As we race towards the end of season one of the Life in Norway Show, it's time to mix things up a little. Rather than the usual one-on-one interview, this episode sees yours truly take a walk around Work-Work, Trondheim's creative coworking … [Read more...]
American photographer Cody Duncan gives us the lowdown on what life is really like in Lofoten, northern Norway. Lofoten is one of the most popular bucket list destinations for travellers, but very few people actually live there. One of those lucky few is American photographer Cody Duncan, who makes a living leading photo tours, selling ebooks, and taking photos. He joins the latest episode of … [Read more...]
American foodie Whitney Bredland Love shares her love of Norwegian food on the latest episode of the Life in Norway Show. Whitney Bredland Love from the Thanks for the Food blog is the latest guest on the Life in Norway Show. Whitney talks to us about the interesting world of Norwegian food. We look at Norwegian cuisine from the perspective of living here, and some tips for visitors too. We also … [Read more...]
Travel podcaster and online entrepreneur Jason Moore talks about moving from Colorado to Oslo, and offers some top tips for travellers. Jason Moore from the Zero to Travel podcast is the latest guest on the Life in Norway Show. Jason talks to us about living in Norway's capital city, the differences from life in the United States, and his list of must-see places for travellers planning a trip to … [Read more...]
Learn about the life of a modern diplomat as Artur Wilczynski joins David for the latest episode of the Life in Norway Show. I'm pleased to welcome my first Canadian guest to the Life in Norway Show, but not just any Canadian. Artur Wilczynski moved to Norway in 2014 to take up the role of Canadian Ambassador to Norway. Since taking up the post, the Ambassador has travelled Norway extensively … [Read more...]
The co-founder of Trondheim's English language magazine, The List, talks to the Life in Norway Show about life in central Norway's largest city. Five episodes into the podcast and I'm finally joined by a fellow Brit! I promise we don't talk about football and tea too much. Wil Lee-Wright moved to Norway eight years ago with his Norwegian wife. He works as a freelance photographer and was … [Read more...]
Former US Marine Dave Smith joins the Life in Norway Show to talk about the differences between office life in the USA and Norway. Back in 2014, Dave travelled to Trondheim with his Norwegian girlfriend in an attempt to find work and make a home for himself. Three years later, he's happily married, working as Head of Marketing for a rapidly growing startup, and has fully embraced the Norwegian … [Read more...]
American expat Audrey Camp talks about the differences in childcare between the USA and Norway, and the challenges of having a baby in a foreign country. Audrey Camp is a freelance writer and American expat living in Oslo, Norway with her husband and daughter. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Lesley University and her MA in British and American Literature from the University of Oslo. … [Read more...]
German blogger Vanessa Brune from Snow in Tromsø joins David to talk about Tromsø, exploring Arctic Norway, and the positives and negatives of living so far north. Vanessa moved to Norway for a Master's degree course in Indigenous studies, and soon fell in love with the place. She started her blog, Snow in Tromsø, to chronicle her adventures and share her travel tips with a wider audience. But … [Read more...]