HAPPY SEPTEMBER. Labour day is over, there will be no more white, and a switch has flipped over to the best season of the year. The best part about fall isn't the pumpkin spiced lattes, the cooler weather, the falling leaves, or Halloween... The best is fall fashion, no ifs, ands, or buts. Fall is [...]
The photos on Pinterest of Norway are stunning, and most articles on the internet are very positive. Maybe that's why I was so rattled things didn't work out, I had different expectations? I was absolutely miserable there. I really wanted to like this county; I was really not expecting to leave with this much negativity built up inside me.
Norway is expensive. Living is expensive, doing things is expensive, going out is expensive, except there are some things to do that aren't so bad. They mostly involve looking at things outside. If you want through doors it will cost you.. If you're coming to Oslo just for a weekend, get the Oslo Pass. It [...]
I found there was very minimal information outside of the UDI website for the working holiday application process for Canadians, so if you're thinking of working in Norway, my first piece of advice is to really think about it. Starting life in this country is not easy; my second piece of advice is to apply early.
One of the best things about European cities is that they are all dog friendly. With the exception of grocery stores and some restaurants, dogs are allowed pretty much everywhere. We took the train to Vienna from Budapest, and spent the day wandering the streets. Trains allow dogs; the rules seem a bit confusing because [...]