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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...

Coffee, Books & Holidays – The Chillout Travel Centre Oslo

There is a strong cafe culture in Oslo; Norway is after all a nation of coffee drinkers. Close by, I have my regular spots (T18 on Torggata), my coffee-geek spots (Tim Wendleboe in Grunerløkka), my indulgent...

A Winter Walk Along Akerselva

This weekend there was still no snow in Oslo, so I decided to take advantage and go for a walk with my camera. Without making any real plans I took the T-Bane up to Nydalen and ended...

In Search of Oslo’s Best Coffee – Tim Wendelboe

Today I had intended to continue my search for Oslo's best cafe, but I took a slight detour and decided to concentrate on coffee. Living in the centre of Oslo I am surrounded by cafes offering...

Bitter. Sweet. Alive. Oslo Chocolaterie

“Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate or tortuous as the heart. Bitter. Sweet. Alive.” UPDATE: This wonderful place has now closed, but I'm leaving this post here as a memory! For those who don't know...

A Day In St. Hanshaugen

It seems weather forecasts in Norway are no better than in England. This weekend was supposed to be dismal, but most of the time it was nice and bright, albeit windy. That meant I could go...