Life

  • One Kvaløya Sunset

    As a photographer in your hometown, you have your favourite spots to take the perfect photographs. You know when to go, what equipment you need according to the weather and light, and you even...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • A Seasonal Life

    It is surreal to live according to nature. In big cities and average climates humans make their own times and their own lives but in dynamic places of the world, like Northern Norway, nature makes...

  • Kayaking Tromsø

    A popular Summer activity in Norway is kayaking.  The coast of Norway is dotted with thousands of little islands making the perfect conditions for a smooth paddle. Tromsø is a particularly good...

  • Komsa Mountain in Alta

    Alta city's highpoint is Komsa Mountain. It may not compare in height or size with Bergen's Seven Mountains or Tromsø's Mount Storsteinen, but it has just as much significance to the thriving...

  • Halfway to Alta

    Norway is known to be a small country but when you are in the middle of nowhere it can seem very vast. We often stop at this halfway point when driving to Alta. The snow makes everything so quiet...

  • How to Survive the Dark Winters

    One question that Norwegians always ask me is: 'How do you like the darkness?' I always say: 'I love it!' They are often very surprised.

    It is typical for foreigners to be nervous about facing...

  • The Great Slumber

    I love trees. The shade they give, the colours they show and the sound they make in the wind. But, we have autumn in Norway. The leaves falling off the trees is definitely strange to me. They look...