Life in Norway - An expats blog for Norway lovers

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Life in Norway - An expats blog for Norway lovers
Observations on life in Norway from a British expat now living and working in Oslo. The blog includes city travel guides, plus observations on the Norwegian language, culture, people and more...
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  • Trondheim Walks: Bymarka 2 days ago 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. Many of the trails are floodlit allowing for excellent cross-country skiing...
  • Recipe: Shrimp Sandwich 5 days ago Open faced shrimp sandwiches with homemade mayonnaise (Skiver med shrimps og hjemelaget majones) Norwegian peel and eat shrimps are common all year round for the most part but are usually eaten in spring and summer as a light meal. This is in contract to the colder months when they are actually at...
  • How to play chess like a Viking 1 week ago During a Scandinavian summer there’s a chance you’ll stumble across a family or a group of friends throwing wooden blocks at each other in open parkland. At least, that’s what it looks like at first. You’re actually watching a game of Kubb, colloquially known in the US as Viking Chess....
  • "hja!" 2 weeks ago Shit Norwegians Say #3 After the first two posts in my Shit Norwegians Say series (“there’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothes” and “we are are born with skis on our feet“) spread around the internet like wildfire, I racked my brains to think of a follow-up. Thanks then to an...
  • Trondheim Walks: Lade & Korsvika Beach 2 weeks ago When I first moved to Trondheim I spent entire days wandering the streets of the city to get familiar with the layout, find some interesting cafes and shops, and just get to know my new home. Since then, aside from the odd trip up to Bymarka, I’ve only really done my walking commute, from home... Expat Blog Awards 2012: Norway Silver Award!

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14:46 PM December 04, 2012

A great read as both an expat living in Norway, and also since I left!!

Odd Helge Lindseth
22:01 PM December 04, 2012

A very good blog! The blogger's observations on Norwegian society and Norwegians are very good, interesting, and quite funny! For me as a native Norwegian it's very interesting to read a foreigner's perspective on my country.

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