What to expect hiking Jotunheimen Bessegen Ridge in Norway

When I signed up to do the Jotunheimen, Besseggen hike way back in May, I had no idea that this hike would be a grueling test of my physical and mental capacity. When I read the description of this excursion on the University of Oslo's website it stated, "Please be aware that we will be … Continue reading What to expect hiking Jotunheimen Bessegen Ridge in Norway

Oslo to Bergen: "Must Do" Experiences

This weekend, the students of the International Summer School at the University of Oslo were treated to an amazing road trip from Oslo to Bergen, and I was among these lucky students. We were able to experience some of the best sights, sounds, and tastes of Norway. All thanks to the impressive organizational skills of … Continue reading Oslo to Bergen: "Must Do" Experiences

ISS Oslo: The moment I realized that I am very far away from home

The first weekend at University of Oslo was difficult when it comes to home sickness. Since I've been in Norway, I have not yet experienced home sickness... Until the morning that I woke up and realized that my family was now on their way home and I was here. In a large city, in foreign … Continue reading ISS Oslo: The moment I realized that I am very far away from home