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Category Archives: Norway

5 Years

by timst on August 20, 2017

In 10 days, it will be 5 years since I left my home and moved to Scandinavia. Now seems like a good time to do a little retrospective. What did I do in these five years? In reverse chronological order, I: – Played squash – Drank a 1L can of 10% beer bought for next […]

Distinguishing Scandinavian Countries for Dummies

by timst on June 27, 2016

Ok, so I’ve been around Scandinavia for four years (three years in Sweden, nearly one in Norway), so I’m starting to appreciate the differences between the countries. However, if you’re anything like me before I moved here, you’re probably thinking, “Wait, there are differences? I usually just use the names interchangeably, as in “It’s so cold in the apartment, I […]