An English language guide to living and working in Norway, featuring interviews with both expats and Norwegians. Find out what it's like to live and work in Scandinavia, and whether Norway really is the happiest country on earth.
Remembering Alt for Norge
Life in Norway Show Episode #51: We look back at Norway's Norwegian American reality show with a participant from the seventh season.
Alt for Norge, the show for Norwegian Americans exploring their Norwegian roots put a new spin on reality TV during its ten-season run. Although the show is now over, we take a look back at the show through the lens of former participant Kate Mills.
Full Show Notes: https://www.lifeinnorway.net/alt-for-norge-interview/
Living on the Norway-Russia Border
From political tensions to climate change, the Barents region is full of fascinating stories. Since 2002, the Barents Observer, now known as the Independent Barents Observer, has been reporting from the region in both English and Russian. Today I’m joined by its editor, Thomas Nilsen.
Full Show Notes: https://www.lifeinnorway.net/living-in-kirkenes/
Norwegian Folk Music with Eldbjørg Hemsing
Life in Norway Show Episode 49: Norwegian violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing joins the podcast to discuss folk music in Norway.
Eldbjørg Hemsing is a Norwegian violinist who has lived in Austria and Germany and played all over the world. We talk about the fascinating world of music in Norway, specifically traditional folk music, and the role Norway's nature, mythology and languages play in it.
Full Show Notes: https://www.lifeinnorway.net/norwegian-folk-music-podcast/
Bodø/Glimt's Sensational Season
Life in Norway Show Episode 48: The small Norwegian club FK Bodø/Glimt have just won their first ever Norwegian title after a sensational season of attacking football and goals galore.
British football coach Gregg Broughton joins us to talk about life in northern Norway working for the new Norwegian champions.
Full Show Notes: https://www.lifeinnorway.net/bodo-glimt-champions-podcast/
Shopping Habits in Norway
Life in Norway Show Episode 47: Paul Harrison from the Kelkoo Group joins the show to talk about shopping habits in Norway, from price sensitivity to mobile payments and more.
Full Show Notes: https://www.lifeinnorway.net/shopping-habits-podcast/
Norway's CO2 Storage Explained
Life in Norway Show Episode 46: Norway is about to buy into the concept of CO2 capture, transport and storage in a big way. The government has announced plans to plunge $1.8 billion of public money into a full-scale implementation of the technologies, known collectively as CCS. An American researcher living in Norway joins the show to talk about carbon capture and storage technologies.
Full Show Notes: https://www.lifeinnorway.net/ccs-co2-storage/