Frognerparken and a Danish tradition

As stunning as Oslo is, Sara and I knew from the beginning that we also wanted to take a few days and explore Copenhagen.  We were unsure if we would run out of things to do in Norway’s capital (spoiler alert: we didn’t and I’m already itching to go back) and, seeing as we both wanted to explore the happiest city in the world, decided to go ahead and book it. Continue reading

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Har du Russekort?

Remember that mysterious event I keep referring to from Norway? Russefeiring, or Russ for short?  Here’s your chance to learn all about it from an outsider’s perspective.  Most of what I learned about Russ came from Norwegians Sara and I befriended on our trip (shoutout to my favorite Norwegian, Eivind, for answering countless questions with the utmost patience), but I am not claiming to know much info about the tradition.  As with all my posts, this is merely a stream of consciousness regarding my observations.

Russefeiring is, essentially, Continue reading