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Gamle Bybro

Trondheim in the Snow

Join me on a wander around Trondheim after a fresh March snowfall I posted a picture on Facebook of Trondheim after some fresh snowfall earlier in the week and it went crazy, attracting more than 1,000...
Love Winter in Norway

8 Reasons to Love Winter in Norway

A love letter to the Norwegian winter. When I first arrived in Norway, I was pretty concerned about making sure that I wouldn’t freeze to death. I had arrived straight off a humanitarian trip in Africa...
Norwegian winter

A Winter Weekend in Norway

Is there anything more satisfying than taking the first step in fresh snowfall? That light crispy crackle is hard to beat. So when I awoke to a white blanket this weekend I could do nothing else...
Fires in Norway

Earth, Wind & Fire

Being British, it's about time I talked about the weather. This, my third winter in Norway, is shaping up to be the weirdest so far. While most of the United States was buried under snow dumped...
Winter scene from Røros, Norway

A Winter Drive to Røros

Last weekend I had the pleasure (!) of driving in the Norwegian winter for the first time. Below you'll find some tips for those of you doing the same, but first, my story. I don't drive...
Snow in Trondheim

Winter Arrives in Trondheim

Just last week I was moaning about the dark time. Well things have sure brightened up here in Trondheim over the last few hours! Saturday 4.30pm: Saturday 6.20pm: Saturday 8.30pm: Saturday 9.40pm: Sunday 8.30am: Sunday 9.45am:...
Sun setting over Geitfjellet

Lost in the Mountains

Okay so the title is a little white lie, I wasn't literally lost in the mountains. It refers to the feeling of isolation on my recent trip to Rundtjønnhytta, the tiny cabin in the middle 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...
Storgata in Tromsø with Christmas lights

Polar Nights – My Winter Weekend In Tromsø

Ah the weekend. After a hectic few weeks at work, I chose to get away and continue my travels around this fine Kingdom of Norway. With several visits to Trondheim and a trip on the Oslo...

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...