Moving to Norway? – Initial Tips on Arrival

It can be a stressful experience moving to a new city/country but even more so if you don’t speak the language. Below are some useful (general) tips if you are moving to Norway. Make sure you filled in and submit your application to The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) website. You can do this by…

Living in a new country

I have been slacking big time in blogging for some time now. When did it first start? Probably – since I got busy at my Dunedin workplace in New Zealand. I wish there were more exciting excuses but it all came down firstly by the busy-ness. Then, it was just mental block. This followed by…

Learning Norwegian (Norge)

Where should I even begin? I am surprised at how desperate I am with wanting to learn and speak the language as quickly as I can. And I guess due to my desperation, I am still at no where with my language after 1 month in Norway. It is even harder having to learn it…

Pre-arrival stereotypes about Norway

A Month Ago Today! Yes, it has been one month since we arrived. Time does flies. So what have we been up to? Other than trying to sort out the paperwork to be a legal immigrants here; we have been house hunting, cracking our head up at grocery shopping (not having the language skill) and…