• Tromsø is All Uphill

    There is a saying in Tromsø:
    It's all uphill.
    But what goes up, must come down.

    We live on top of the hill on Tromsø island and the city centre lays straight below us. I like...

  • A Social Norwegian

    Even though 'hello' is probably the most used word in any language you will probably not need to use it much in Norway. This is because Norwegians have an asocial society. If you are...

  • Bottle Bank

    Norway has a nationwide bottle recycling system to help prevent bottle litter. When buying a bottled drink you not only pay for the drink but also a deposit for the bottle. This means that the...