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Oslo, Norway

Your Guide to Oslo, Norway: Experience Oslo’s Vibrant Culture and Inspiring Hidden Gems

In 2021, Norway welcomed 1.44 million tourists from all over the world. The country’s capital city, Oslo, is always a popular destination! Top sights, like The Fram Museum, The National Museum and the Oslo Opera…

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Is Norway Expensive? Here’s How to Visit Norway on any Budget

Norway is known for vafler (heart-shaped waffles) and Vikings, but it’s also a popular destination thanks to the country’s striking natural beauty, rich culture and one-of-a-kind experiences. In a week in Norway, you can experience…

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Norwegian packed lunch

How to Make a Norwegian Matpakke (packed lunch)

A Norwegian matpakke is a traditional packed lunch commonly enjoyed by people of all ages in Norway. It is a simple and convenient way to bring a meal from home to school, work, or outdoor…

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a variety of waffles

Norwegian Waffles: A Delicious and Timeless Treat

Norwegian waffles, known as “vafler” in Norwegian, is a beloved traditional food in Norway. They are typically thinner and crisper than Belgian or American-style waffles, and are mostly served as a sweet snack when having…

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How to Make Fastelavnsboller Norwegian Sweet Buns

Fastelavn, this sort of strange day which is said to have been a heathen spring celebration (in February?), but later became a Christian celebration marking the beginning of the fast. Norwegians in general have only a…

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Pål serving lutefisk

In Norway Lutefisk is Christmas Food

Christmas brings many joys, and one of them is the classic Norwegian Lutefisk dish. In Norway we tend to eat this dish in the weeks leading up to Christmas. Either by making it ourselves and…

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Norwegian Candy

11 Sweets and Candies That Norwegians Love To Eat

Norway is known for its stunning landscapes, Viking history, and delicious food. If you’re looking for a sweet treat while in Norway, you won’t be disappointed. With so many tasty options, it’s hard to narrow…

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Norwegian Meat Soup

A Delicious Norwegian Meat Soup

Kjøttsuppe, meat soup, is a traditional dish in Norway. Especially so during fall as the dark and cold weather sets in and the root vegetables come fresh off the fields. It’s an easy dish to…

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Try these five Norwegian Chocolates

My favorite Norwegian chocolates If you’re traveling to Norway I’d recommend you to try out some delicious Norwegian chocolate. Here are three types from Freia, which are famous for their Melkesjokolade (milk chocolate) and Kvikk…

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Pal looking at Lefse on a plate

How to make Pancakes Norwegian Style

Pannekaker, or Norwegian Pancakes are similar to the French crepe. They are thin and sweet, and often filled with some kind of jam, sugar or Nugatti. Don’t know what Nugatti is? Keep on reading to…

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