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Hidden Bergen Gems for a Sunny Day

Make the most of a sunny spell.

COLORFUL. The diverse nature along Sognefjord offers views of vivid white snow, bright green grass and deep blue water. PHOTO: Marie-Luise Deike

Sognefjord in a nutshell: All about the view

Exploring the world-famous Sognefjord turned out to be a pricy, although beautiful, adventure.

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Internationals versus Norwegian beaches

A group of internationals share their experiences from a tricky night spent under the stars.

NORWEGIAN STYLE. There is nothing more Norwegian than hiking and it is indeed the best opportunity to explore the nature around Bergen. PHOTO: Marie-Luise Deike

Internationals over Vidden

Hiking 13 kilometers up and down, while jumping over mud puddles, does take some time and energy.

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Restrained welcome for new Fantoft building

Fancy spending your semester sleeping in a bunk bed with a complete stranger? Many internationals will do so when the new Fantoft building opens.

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How to find the northern lights

The chase almost every international student is on.

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Big integrators or only for Norwegians?

Internationals flock to one type of student organizations

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Dumpster diving: budgeting in Bergen

An international student estimates to have saved 50 000 NOK during the last seven semesters, just by getting his food from supermarkets' trash.

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Mills' women: an oscarless triumph

Mike Mills’ excellent Oscar-nominated memoir of his deceased mother sets off as a simplistic humane storyline to unravel into an epic, comprehensive, and multilayered montage of people, ideas and places long lost in time.

TEXT BY: Erin Gallagher. PHOTO: Lene R. Thorbjørnsen.

West is best

APROPOS: How a weekend in Oslo warmed me to Bergen.

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A foreigner's view on Norwegian supermarkets

APROPOS: What is it about any brand other than FirstPrice that requires your left kidney to enjoy their products?

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The cold never bothered me anyway

International students enjoyed a magical evening with ESN at the Magic Ice Bar Bergen.

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Bergen’s rainbow reputation

Bergen for exchange LGBT students; «a breath of fresh air».