Norwegian Flatbread

Flatbread (flatbrød) is a traditional Norwegian unleavened bread. It is dry, flat and crispy, and often made for the Christmas season.

Flatbread was an essential part of the Norwegian...

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...

Primstav: Brewing Day

On the 8th of December was the conception of Mary. There was a little confusion as some thought it was Mary's conception of Jesus Christ on this day, however, it was meant to mark St Anna, Mary's...

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...

Farmor’s Pepperkaker

Farmor doesn't use recipes so it is mighty hard to get any kind of standard from her. For her pepperkaker recipe, she gave me a little sheet of paper with primitive-Norwegian writing (Farmor is...

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...