A quick guide to Norwegian politeness: Three steps to get off the bus without human contact.

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To me, even after living amongst Norwegians for half a year, one of the most puzzling things about them is still their way of social interaction. Depending on the situation Norwegians can either be the politest people of all time, or the most antisocial human beings ever. It might be the climate, or the fact that there are just over … Read More

JUST AROUND THE CORNER. Ferry no.2070 leaves from Strandkaiterminalen on the opposite side of Bryggen. This ferry will take you to route one.

Use your skyss ticket to travel to cool places around Bergen.


Do you happen to own a Skyss ticket? You probably do! As an international student in the city of Bergen transport options such as the bybane and the buses can be a real saviour. But did you know that your Skyss ticket is practically a ticket to everywhere? For just under 500 Norwegian Kroner you can travel by bus or … Read More

AUKAR. I dag kostar ein enkeltbillett på buss eller bybane 37 kroner. I budsjettforslaget for 2019 aukar prisen med éi krone. ARKIVFOTO: TORIL SUNDE APELTHUN.

Fylkesrådmannen i Hordaland foreslår høgare pris på studentbillett og nær dobbelt så mykje penger på billettkontrollar.


I dag må studentar ut med 485 kroner for eit månadskort. Fylkesrådmannen i Hordaland har no lagt fram budsjettforslaget for 2019. Der blir det foreslått å auke prisen til 500 kroner. Også prisen for enkeltbillettar vil bli dyrare: 38 kroner mot dagens 37 kroner. Fylkesdirektør for samferdsel, Håkon Rasmussen, fortel i ein tekstmelding til Studvest at fylkeskommunen har ein dryg … Read More