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Nidaros Cathedral Trondheim

The Five Seasons of Norway

If you're used to four equal seasons, you're in for a surprise when moving to Norway! “Ugh, it's nasty out there”, I spluttered as I returned from Bunnpris, a Norwegian supermarket chain, last Friday night. I'd...
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...

A Day and Night in a Mountain Cabin

“I've read your blog and you write about the cities really well, but you're about to see real Norwegian life” So said my guide Kristian, as we jumped on a snowmobile for an 8km tour 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...
Me on my balcony, enjoying the spring sunshine

Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring!

I have a confession to make: I've not really enjoyed the winter. Before all the Norwegians start piling in, I'm well aware it's been the mildest winter for many a year. But that doesn't change the fact...