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Driving the Norwegian Scenic Route Valdresflye

A 49-kilometer stretch of pavement that passes through Vågå in Oppland county, the Norwegian Scenic Route Valdresflye features beautiful landscapes, snowy mountain peaks, and views of Jotunheimen National Park. From Garli to Hindsæter, this road crosse…

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Trondheim: A Weekend in My Mom’s Hometown

Trondheim is a picturesque city in central Norway and the third largest in the country, after Oslo and Bergen. Known to most as a vibrant city with a large student population and a special focus on local food, Trondheim is…

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Røros: Christmas in Norway’s Historical Mining Town

Back in the day, Røros was an important mining town in Norway. Founded in 1644, the authentic wooden buildings today help maintain this historic city’s unique character and traditional Norwegian charm. In 1980, Røros earned a spot on the UNESCO……

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Oslo: 48 Hours as a Tourist in My Own City

Let me start by saying this is not your typical “48 Hours in Oslo” post because, well, I live in Oslo… and I was born here. While I have lived abroad for a majority of the twenty-two years in between,…

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