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20
Jan

Fact #21

On Sundays most of the shops are closed: clothes shops, supermarkets, shopping malls… Come prepared!
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15
Jan

Everything you need to know about the Northern Lights: Interviewing our Guide Eduard Ivanov

Eduard, one of our guides onboard, answers to your questions! He is a trained and experienced guide. He learned it all with other guides, self-studying and self-experience, reading a lot, experiencing it and learning on a daily basis. Accordingly to him, one of his favorite things about guiding Northern Lights tours is seeing the happiness...
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13
Jan

Fact #20

In Norway, when recycling metal drink cans and plastic bottles, you receive back what is called a PANT, some sort of tax that you pre-pay when buying the drinks (adding to the drink’s price). Each drink can give you back between 0,10 and 0,25 cents if you return the packages to a specific machine located...
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09
Jan

Fact #19

Normally the work schedule here is between 8 am and 4 pm with a half an hour lunch break.
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06
Jan

Fact #18

Once in Norway, you don’t need to buy bottled water. Tap water here is amazing! So good that no Norwegians will buy water in supermarkets. Instead, they buy water with gas and/ or with flavors (apple, lemon, mango, wild berries,…).
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02
Jan

Fact #17

When you see somebody again that you haven’t seen in quite a while, you have to say “takk for sist”, which means “thank you for the last time we saw each other”. This is to help people remembering that they know each other and that they had a nice time together before.
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30
Dec

Fact #16

It is quite common to see Norwegians drinking white milk at lunch time. Specially if they are eating bread!
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26
Dec

Fact #15

When saying goodbye, many times they said to each other “vi snakkes” (we speak), which means that they will soon talk to each other again.
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23
Dec

Fact #14

Norwegians dine very early, between 5 and 6 pm.
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19
Dec

Whale Watching in Tromsø

Do you wish to learn and get more info regarding whale watching in Tromsø? Then this article is for you! The winter is the best time of the year to whale watch in Northern Norway! From middle October to the end of January (approximately) whales such orcas and humpbacks have been spotted in the area...
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