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Expat Experiences > Norway


Vanessa Brune, Tromso

Posted by: Scar on Saturday October 22, 2016 (21:51:08)   (313 Reads)
Vanessa Brune
Who are you?

My name is Vanessa and I’m a 25 year old German who moved to Tromso in Northern Norway 2 years ago. I’ve just finished grad studies and am now working as a consultant for digital marketing and blog about my life and travels in the North at Snow in Tromso.   more ...

Expat Experiences > Norway


Emma Handley, Bergen

Posted by: Carole on Tuesday February 25, 2014 (21:52:38)   (4478 Reads)
Emma Handley
Hello, my name is Emma Handley. Six months ago I moved from Derbyshire, England to just outside of Bergen, Norway.

My husband had been working out here 6 months previous and we felt it would be a fantastic opportunity and great adventure for the family to experience. After we finally made the decision to move, there was so much to do. We had moved house a few times back in England but nothing quite prepares you for moving abroad.   more ...

Expat Experiences > Norway


Angela Davenport, Kirkenes

Posted by: Jamie on Wednesday November 30, 2011 (11:30:49)   (5331 Reads)
Angela Davenport in Kirkenes
My name is Angela. Myself and my partner moved to Kirkenes in North Norway in February 2009. It was a job offer with his company that brought us here. Before accepting the position, we did as much research on the area as possible and the only thing that was putting me off was the temperature, which can plummet to around -35 centigrade, or worse, in the winter. Having said that, I am not a lover of hot places, I do prefer the cold.

Our biggest challenges for moving abroad were really from the UK side of things. We had pets that we wanted to bring and found that there was so much confusion over laws, that by the time we had any kind of answers from the UK side we had no time left to arrange what we needed to, so we had to re-home our cats. This was a painful experience and would not have been necessary if any UK vet had have known what the correct procedure was for moving a pet to Norway.   more ...

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