Longyearbyen, Svalbard

This year we were invited on a trip for the NYE weekend, and we could not say no to this opportunity. This was actually the first time travelling with someone! About midway between continental Norway and the North Pole is Svalbard archipelago. We went to Longyearbyen, Svalbard’s main settlement, situated at 78° north latitude. And […]

How to apply for a Chinese Visa

It’s a first time for everything, and at one point we had to apply for a visa manually (other countries we have been to where we had to have visa we applied online or got it upon arrival). We had no idea on the procedure when we booked the trip to China, but we read […]

A Weekend in Bergen, Norway

Situated on the Norwegians west coast surrounded by seven mountains you’ll find Bergen, the second-most populous city in Norway, and one of the rainiest cities in Europe. A weekend in November we flew with Norwegian from Oslo to Bergen, It was such a short flight, and it felt a bit weird. We’re not used to […]

Ekeberg Park – One of the Best Sculpture Parks in the World

This month The Wall Street Journal published an article about the five best sculpture parks in the world, and we got to know that one of them is in Oslo, Norway: Ekeberg Park. It’s quite embarrassing to admit but we did not know this park existed! We live not too far away so we decided […]

4th of July in Lillestrøm, Norway

The Independence Day in US means beaches, fireworks and other 4th of July events, but what most people don’t know is that a city in Norway host this 4th of July celebration where over 3000 AmCars enters the streets, it’s time for one of Europe’s largest amcar cruising; the annual amcar parade in Lillestrøm.   […]

North Europe’s largest inland delta

With its more than 6oo kilometer the ‘Glomma’ is Norway’s longest and largest river.  Upon entering Lake Øyeren at Fetsund, the Glomma has formed North Europe’s largest inland delta. M/S Øyeren arranges evening- and party cruise, sightseeing from Lillestrøm to Fetsund Lenser’s lumber museum, and also a 1,5 hour long sightseeing trip from Fetsund Lenser’s lumber museum to explore and experience […]

The Vigeland Park – A Taste Of Oslo

The Vigeland Park in Oslo is one of Norway’s most popular tourist attractions, and is the world’s largest sculpture park made by a single artist (Gustav Vigeland). It is open 24/7 all year round, and the entrance is free.     The park has more than 200 sculptures in bronze, granite and wrought iron.   […]

This vs That Tuesday – Travellingmunk

Here’s a opportunity to get to know another travelblogger from Norway. It’s This vs That Tuesday! In today’s This vs That you’ll meet Annette from Travellingmunk.     First… tell us a bit about you: I am Annette, from the travelblog:  Travellingmunk and the Norwegian lifestyle blog: Annettem. I have been blogging under a year […]