April has been gorgeous so far! We've had incredible weather with bright sunshine, blue skies, temperatures in the 50s, and hardly any rain. (And it's even supposed to be in the 60s some this next week! Yay!!) It has been so so nice after the long, dark, cold, and rainy winter. The leaves are taking … Continue reading Beautiful April + Some More Hiking
On one of our final days in York, we decided we wanted to see the English Countryside so we took a train about 30 minutes outside of York to the cute little town of Knaresborough. Even their train station was adorable with landscaping and bright flowers! Knaresborough is in North Yorkshire and was founded in … Continue reading York, England — Part 3
Our time in York, England, continued with visits to several museums and historical sites. Here are some more pictures from our trip with info about each of them. York’s train station had some cool architecture. Harry Potter fun fact: this bridge at York’s train station was where the scene of Hagrid and Harry walking across … Continue reading York, England — Part 2
One of the perks of living in Norway is how cheaply you can fly to anywhere else in Europe. (A lot of flights between Bergen and other European cities can be around $200 or less per person.) The kids and I haven't been able to travel nearly as much as I would have liked, but … Continue reading York, England — Part 1
In February we went to a ski resort near Lillehammer for the annual Fulbright Ski Weekend with all the other Norway Fulbright Scholars and their families. The weekend went by way too fast but we enjoyed spending time with everyone, learning to do a little cross country skiing, and eating buffets for every meal. When … Continue reading Fulbright Ski Weekend
As of tomorrow, we have 100 days left in Norway. The time has flown by in some ways, in others it dragged, especially during the cold and dark winter in which we've spent a lot of time indoors not really doing much. Spring is here, at least according to the calendar...we're still waiting for the … Continue reading 100 Days to Go + Catching Up!
Today marks the halfway mark of our time here in Norway. We've been here 169 days and have 169 days to go before we return to the US on July 4th. (Or if you're Juliette and you're counting down, 170 days to go until we can eat Chick-fil-A again, since I'm guessing they'll be closed … Continue reading Halfway There + Snow!