It was a beautiful August
day in Oslo. We were back after Hans and
I spent two weeks hiking in the highlands where a highlight was walking past birch trees less than an inch tall to reach the toe of a glacier near Finse.
We were then fit and ready for two full days in the city.
In the morning we went to Frogner Park. Amazingly popular, no trip to Oslo can be complete without a visit here, like it or hate it. I was mesmerized. There are hundreds of stories in the stone and brass sculptures all made by one man, Gustav Vigeland.
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Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper is some very old advice that seems to ring true with many breakfast offerings below. The energy provided by the first meal of the day isn’t likely to be stored around your waistline because you will be using it, right?
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Here are the steps to follow when you discover your Residence Permit is lost or stolen:
When you first get your Residence Permit, always make a copy (paper or digital) and keep it safe. If you save the front and back image on your phone, you can easily find your V-number to put on a police report.
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Who loves Paris! I do! Living in Groningen makes it possible to get on a morning train and have a late lunch in Paris and stay the weekend. Two nights at a Flipkey or Airbnb and voila – a beautiful weekend in Paris. Leaving around 17:00 gives you plenty of time to return home.
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Scotland in spring was amazing. The expansive sunny views all the way to the horizon were
remarkable. I bring droughts wherever I go so this was pretty good for Scotland. This is the way it
was for four days except for one downpour, and we made the most of it!
Destination: Fife, my mother’s home county, a Kingdom of yore, and Broughty Ferry where my
cousin lives. From the airport we went straight to our base in Broughty Ferry and daytripped to
Anstruther, Crail, and St. Andrews.
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