Tall Ship Races

*disclaimer: not actual races.   Last weekend, the docks of Kristiansand  became the headquarters of Tall Ship races. This event takes place in the city every four years and it consists of ship-schools coming to town from all over the world i.e. Russia, Brazil, Portugal, Poland, The Netherlands, Germany, Ecuador, UK, etc. If you’re a little lost (just like I… Read more →


First trip so far and the best one yet. Last week, the Reinhardtsens and I traveled to the beautiful city of Bergen. It was a long drive but that was also due to stopping several times at different points of the road to appreciate the beauty of Norway. First, we stopped at a park-like area with a river coming from… Read more →

Summer 2015

Hei hei! I’m back in Norway for the summer, this being the third year in a row.   wow   Time FLIES by.   I’m really happy to be back, as always. This time I’ll be staying here for 6 weeks (longest I’ve ever stayed) hoping to improve my Norwegian speaking skills, improve my hiking skills, hopefully see new things… Read more →


Norway’s biggest shopping mall So there’s where we hang out yesterday morning. I went shopping and got some good deals and also run into stuff I didn’t think I would see so far away from home. Also, I’ve noticed that Norwegian 14 year old girls are obsessed with the American flag, I see it everywhere! But then I remembered that… Read more →