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Trondheim Bymarka

Trondheim Walks: Bymarka

Fresh from our walk to Korsvika, Chris, Ben and I chose Trondheim's Bymarka as our destination for the next day's walk. The 80km² city forest contains 10 lakes, countless bogs, and over 200km of marked trails....
Trondheim Sentrum, Norge

A Walking Tour of Historic Trondheim

Norway’s first capital has much to offer in a small town centre, from a gothic cathedral to bars and boutiques. Norway’s former viking capital is often ignored by tourists in favor of the fjords of Vestlandet...
Kvikk Lunsj wrapper

Norwegian Brands – Kvikk Lunsj

In such a healthy and active country as Norway, I find it hard to comprehend that a chocolate bar has such a place in peoples hearts! Introducing to you, Kvikk Lunsj. Its distinctive red, yellow and...
Wooden hut near Tryvann in Nordmarka

Exploring Oslo’s Great Outdoors

Since moving from the city centre to the hills of Oslo, I’ve spent a lot of time exploring the area, despite the distraction of Euro 2012! The Holmenkollen-Frognerseteren area is the gateway to Nordmarka (the northern...
Red wooden house in Kampen

A Stroll Around Kampen, Oslo’s Wooden Village

Something I’ve done a lot of since arriving in Norway is walking. I love to explore Oslo's neighbourhoods and I've discovered some of my favourite cafes and other places of interest just by walking around and...
Sognsvann lake in Oslo

A Walk Around Sognsvann

It's been a pretty dismal week weather-wise, with only a couple of evenings worthy of the tag “summer”. But I awoke this morning to shards of glorious sunshine filling my apartment with light. Since moving to...

On Top Of The World Looking Down On Creation

On Saturday I was up at the crack of dawn to explore yet more of Oslo's hidden treasures. I decided to take the T-Bane into the hills and forests surrounding the city, with nothing but my...