What is it about any brand other than FirstPrice that requires your left kidney and a virgin’s sacrifice to enjoy their products?
Publisert: 4. august 13:51 2017
Norway must be the first country I encounter in which an app that weekly updates the supermarkets’ product offers (Mattilbud) is a survival tool. No, for real, your climbing boots might ensure a fun weekend, but it will all be for nothing if you don’t know your supermarket drills. My first supermarket trip in Bergen was a separate experience unto itself. Up until learning … Read More
Exploring the world-famous Sognefjord turned out to be a pricy, although beautiful, adventure.
Publisert: 26. mai 15:04 2017 - Sist oppdatert 26. mai 15:49 2017
Saturday morning, 7 am, and we’re on our way to the city center to board the express ferry, which takes us to Flåm, along the beautiful Sognefjord. A comfy fjord cruise The five hour boat trip is the first part of the «Sognefjord in a nutshell» tour we booked. 1610 NOK, quite an amount for an international student in Norway. … Read More
A tricky night for the internationals spent under the stars in sleeping bags on a beach an hour outside Bergen.
Publisert: 26. mai 15:03 2017 - Sist oppdatert 26. mai 15:51 2017
«Come to help us build and sleep in a big tent and have a feast by the bonfire», wrote the BSI in the invitation to their Strandcamping event. In a country filled with dramatic mountains and bipolar weather conditions, sometimes a beach trip is just what you need. However, little does the medium reader’s mental image of sandy shores in … Read More
Hiking 13 kilometers up and down, while jumping over mud puddles, does take some time and energy.
Publisert: 26. mai 15:02 2017 - Sist oppdatert 26. mai 15:53 2017
It is Monday, the 1st of May. Bergen is indulging in the longest period of sun and relatively high temperatures since our arrival in January. Nice weather and a public holiday – perfect for a longer hike without even thinking about bringing those snow shoes. Today’s choice is Vidden, a 13 kilometer hike starting from Ulriken, passing over Rundemannen and … Read More
A traditional Norwegian cabin buried deep in Hallingskeid's snowy desert proves to be an adventure for the international students.
Publisert: 26. mai 15:00 2017 - Sist oppdatert 26. mai 15:54 2017
It’s midday, and the train has just stopped at the wooden Hallingskeid station. Vast whiteness meets the eyes of the international students as we all get off the train. – Who would pack sunglasses for minus degrees? wonders a German student with no skiing precedent. Her eyes are a tight crack as she opens the first door to go outside, … Read More