Are University Degrees Free In Norway? (Updated With New 2023 Information!)

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Getting a university degree can be very costly in certain parts of the world, with tuition that can cost several thousand dollars per year. You might have heard of the rumor about the free university in Norway, but are really university degrees free in Norway? University degrees in Norway were almost completely free until 2023, … Read more

How To Walk On Slippery Ice In Norway (Complete Guide)

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If you visit Norway during the late winter, you might experience what we call “hålke” in Norwegian, a type of ice that is extremely slippy. This particular ice is a result from when the ice or snow melts during the day, but freezes as night, making it practically free from traction. Many tourists and foreigners … Read more

Joint Holiday In Norway (The Norwegian “Fellesferie” Explained)

Summer is a great time to see the fjords and mountains of Norway

Norway has a concept called joint holiday (fellesferie in Norwegian) where pretty much most of the population has a summer vacation at the same time. This has some big cultural implications that we will be looking closer at, but it’s also worth getting to know it if you plan on visiting Norway during the summer, … Read more

Visit Norway On A Budget: 13 Tips To Make Your Visit In Norway Cheaper

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There’s no denying it: Norway can be pretty expensive for tourists. Groceries, eating out, public transport, renting a car, or even paying admission to entertainment avenues usually cost a lot more than in our neighboring countries, and many tourists get shocked at how expensive many things are in Norway. Despite a high price point, it’s … Read more

Dangerous Animals In Norway (A Complete Guide To Norway’s Wildlife)

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Whenever you travel to someplace new, you will want to learn about potentially dangerous animals and wildlife where you are going, and this should also be the case when you plan on visiting Norway. There are generally very few dangerous animals in Norway, but there are some that could potentially could some harm to you. … Read more