Norway Travels: Be Fearless

As many of you know, I was able to travel in Norway and Iceland for just over a month this January. To give you a background, I am half Norwegian and a lot of my favorite childhood memories involve aspects of my Norwegian heritage. My grandparents (Alf and Olaug) grew up in Stavanger, Norway which is the third or fourth largest city, depending on what parameters you are talking about. In Norway they speak Norwegian (Ja, jeg snakker litt norsk) and start learning English very early in school, so most Norwegians are fluent in English. They use the Norwegian Krone for money, most of their industry comes from oil, and the country is just over 5 million people. Over the next few weeks I'll be sharing with you various lessons I learned while traveling.

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