Chameleon I may be, but foreigner I will remain. Mostly out of conscious choice. I like being different. Also I like noticing the quirks. Things that I observe with my foreign eyes.
A couple of times a year I leave home to visit home...This, I know sounds suspiciously like I am talking about going on holiday, but a holiday it is not.
Norwegians were recently named the happiest people on the planet and to truly understand why this is you need to go beyond the statistics and look at the underlying cultural factors. Like, the hytte.
"I am a broken woman! Norway, you have finally done it!" There is video evidence of me saying these words.
To really get the most out of living in Norway you need to spend time outside. Nothing so strange about that when there is an endless supply of wide skies and grab-a-camera landscapes to be discovered. It is basically a selfie-stick user´s paradise. Norwegians are rightfully proud of these amazing landscapes. In fact I would … Continue reading Trippin’
Norwegians like to say they were born with skis on their feet and this is not far from the truth.
I love a good story. I always have. So when in company I keep a couple of good stories up my sleeve just in case the conversation goes dry. My best stories are my travel stories, I have many a tragic travel story - my closest friends can verify. The kind of stories that are … Continue reading Are you gonna go my way