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Your holiday in a suitcase Posted by on Jul 21, 2013

It’s ferietid (holiday time), and many nordmenn (Norwegians) are going abroad – or spending time in Norway, which is usually a treat in sommersola (the summer sun). (In case you wondered – most Norwegians have 5 weeks of holiday a year. As it’s normal to dedicate chunks of that period to things like the Easter…

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Going on holiday Posted by on Jul 25, 2012

Norwegians rarely stay at home during the whole sommerferie (summer holiday), as most people can afford to go somewhere more exciting. A favorite destination is hytta (the cabin). Many families keep a cabin or cottage på fjellet (in the mountains, literally ’on the mountain’) or ved fjorden (at the fjord). These cottages can be everything…

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