Norwegian dugnad

The Day of the Dugnad

An important step towards integrating in Norway is understanding and participating in neighbourhood volunteer days. If I were challenged to describe Norwegian culture and society in a few words dugnad would definitely be one of the...
Volunteering in Norway

Volunteering is to Norway as Dancing is to Latin America

I remember my first year in Stavanger back in 2010. I was really wondering how it worked getting to meet people and getting work references for my job search. My husband and some other friends of...
Open job vacancies

The Dreaded Job Hunt

One expat shares her story of tackling the job-hunting process in Norway. I made a pact with myself in my mid twenties: learn something new every year. The idea was to challenge myself, to push me...