Traditional Norwegian Grøt

Traditional barley grøt recipe with a modern twist: As the grøt cools it will thicken. This is when we usually add in more milk… Peel and slice the clementines. The fruit will warm and the juice will mix with the creamy milk. The citrus flavour adds freshness and tang to the grøt.

Sommarøy: Tromsø’s Best West

Summer Island is a beautiful little coastal town in Tromsø's west. It's one of my most favourite hideaways as the ocean views are spectacular. Because of the coastal weather the panoramas change...

Norwegian Digital Museum

The online Digital Museum is a photo collection of paintings, photos, furniture and objects from Norwegian history. 110 museums in Norway have contributed to the site and the Digital Museum can be...

Northern Senja in Pictures

Senja is the second biggest island in Norway. It is considered a 'little Norway' because it has many environments and habitats that are similar to regions all over the mainland.  Here is just a...

Polar Bear Tombstone

I never thought a tombstone would make me smile and say 'how cute!' But you just can't help yourself when you see one like this. It is even in 3D. I think it is a wonderful idea to have something...

Midsummer Fishing in Alta

Midsummer's Eve is a big deal in Norway. The day is to celebrate the brightest day of the year. People go camping, boating and BBQs at the beach. Midsummer's Eve is about enjoying the endless...

Do You Really Want To Live In Norway?

Some people think they can just pack up their gear and move to Norway.  They think that once they get a cosy apartment they will find a good job earning lots of money, make great friends and live...

Tyholt Tower in Trondheim

The Tyholt Tower is the second biggest tourist attraction in Trondheim behind Nidaros Cathedral. It is a telecommunications tower and stands 120 metres high overlooking Trondheim...

Ring Fingers

Med denner ringen tar jeg deg til ekte.

"With this ring, I thee wed" are poetic words that describe the promise of two people in love.

The wedding...

Byneset Church near Trondheim

To the west of Trondheim, on the Byneset peninsula is a little farming village. Towards the water in a beautiful pocket of leafy oak trees is the Byneset Church.

Built under the direction...