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added on 19/02/2012 by: EPerrin
Observations and experiences from an American in Norway. From the way I met my husband to learning the language and cultural differences - all things Norway are discussed! :-)
 tags: Culture, Love , Travel
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The art of koselig  Posted on 05/07/2015
En koselig morgen.Norwegians are the kings and queens of koselig. What exactly is koselig, you ask?It is my favorite word in Norwegian. Possibly my favorite word that exists to my knowledge. And there's a lot of words I like,...
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Mattilbud  Posted on 04/24/2015
Just a little tip for those interested! :-) Mattilbud is an easy way to compare weekly sales each grocery store is having. All grocery stores are listed such as Kiwi, Rema 1000, Meny, Coop Prix, Spar, Rimi, Joker and many others. It's...
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Spring is here!  Posted on 04/10/2015
The sun is out. The sky is blue. Birds are singing. It's a nice 60 F degrees! Gardening. Ahhhh it's spring!Hens and chicks. Dandelion. Løvetann.I didn't want to get too close as I suspected therewas a bee hive...
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Difference within state culture  Posted on 04/07/2015
I have recently returned to Norway from a nice trip to Kentucky. In the meantime while I am working on a seperate, but longer post, I thought I'd share one of my experiences which generally speaking sums up a common stereotype between...
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The heated bathroom floor  Posted on 03/12/2015
One of my favorite luxuries in Norway are the heated bathroom floors. I call this a luxury because it's something I never grew up with, I don't know of anyone in Kentucky at least who has a heated floor in their bathroom and I...
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How to fall in love with a Norwegian  Posted on 03/06/2015
How to fall in love with a Norwegian in 2 easy steps:1) Find a Norwegian.2) Fall in love.Simple as that.I love my Norwegian. Regardless of nationality, I'd love him just the same.God helg!!! :-)
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Travelling with an infant  Posted on 03/03/2015
Last April/May we took our trip back to the United States to visit my family and our sweet little Pia came with us. I was very anxious prior to the trip because I really didn't know how travelling 24 hours with a baby would be. It...
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Alle hjerters dag  Posted on 02/15/2015
Also known as Valentine's Day, February 14th is what Norwegians sometimes call Alle Hjerters Dag.I've never really been too big on celebrating Valentine's Day. It's just a commercialized holiday anyways. My hubs and I...
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Domino's has made it to Norge!  Posted on 02/10/2015
Hubby's cooking!I love it when my husband cooks dinner. And by that I mean eating at a restaurant or ordering a pizza. ;-)Domino's is new to Norway and it has now opened its 3rd restaurant here in Skien. While we have McDonalds,...
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 Comments

  • EPerrin
    EPerrin 20 March 2012 13:29:41

    Hello! I will be arriving in May! I will be living in Skien which is in Telemark. Is that close to you? I'd love to meet other expats when I get there! I'm certainly not opposed to that! :-) I'll start Norwegian classes on August.

  • superanjanet
    superanjanet 19 March 2012 21:46:30

    Hi...
    Where part will you be in Norway?
    I arrived last feb. 24... I will study norwegian language soon.. Hope we can be friends?..

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