David Nikel, Trondheim

Who are you? I’m David Nikel, formerly an IT contractor from Britain but now I live and work in Trondheim, Norway, as a freelance writer. Where, when and why did you move abroad? I moved to Oslo in 2011 to take a short-term contract.Oslo was not really a deliberate choice, but the choice to leave … Read more

Silvia, Rauland

Who are you? I’m an American living in Norway and working as a travel blogger at Heart My Backpack. Where, when and why did you move abroad? When I finished university I moved to Japan, where I worked as an English teacher for 2 years.Then I moved to Thailand for 2 years to work with … Read more

Vanessa Brune, Tromso

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.Where, when and … Read more

Emma Handley, Bergen

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, … Read more

Angela Davenport, 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, … Read more