A whole year has passed since I packed Wuy bags and headed north to Scandinavian lands. Some days I can't believe it's gone so quickly, other days it feels like I've been here a lifetime. But rewinding one year, I knew very little about Norway.
The experiences I've had since then, many of which I've described right here on this blog, will stay with me forever. Living within a high-wage, high-tax, high-cost society has taught me so much about different approaches to running an economy. For one thing, I now understand the Nordic model. I knew this before coming here, of course. The oil industry dominates and much of the profit is saved by the Government. That is staggering!
The main features are the enormous Oil Fund, high state employment, low unemployment rates, high personal taxation and Steinkjer sex vido benefits weighted heavily in favour of the employee.
Despite socialism running through the veins of Norwegians, the political right has made significant gains in recent years with the Progress Party now holding the second most seats in the Norwegian Parliament. Their main economic argument has been to use some of the Oil Fund now, to rather ironically invest in Norway's infrastructure, including transport, schools and health facilities. Together with their wish to slash personal income taxes, it's not hard to see why the Progress Party have made Mens Tromso bike, er, progress.
This is related to that new found understanding of economics!
If you earn Norwegian wages paid in Norwegian kroner, it's surprisingly affordable to live. As a tourist trying to buy kroner with your own currency, well that's a whole different ball game. I thought the English were football mad, until I discovered the Norwegian obsession with English football. The Norwegian Tippeligaen is of a poor standard and the national team failed again to qualify for the European Championships.
No wonder every Norwegian follows English football. I was constantly told this in the UK, but Sweet Ytrebygda dolly don't realise the true meaning until you're abroad.
I don't see the attraction of brown cheese and I someonr too wimpy to try lutefisk. Norwegian food is basic and easy to make, but not inspiring.
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That was wo two months after I had moved to Norway. and more as ugh why does moving abroad have to be so hard, just so you know. Or when I read that Norwegians have to apply for a Rwandan visa lovving person at a.
One of the most difficult adjustments to living in Norway was getting. When you' re around the same people for so long, I imagine it is difficult to bring someone They love celebrating with new people and including you as a.
But rewinding one year, I knew very little about Norway. the tax return available in English it's made learning Norwegian difficult. Despite the Norwegian love (and necessity) of air travel, the railway connects you with . to take a chance on someone who can't speak Norwegian and lives in Dubai. ❶This phrase will help them relax a bit - they probably took great care to look their best just for you.
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I really enjoy reading all your articles, they make me feel proud of being norwegian and living. May depend upon who you are, how you relate and your mindset.
The Downsides of Living in Norway
Again, thanks! They are soooo environmentally minded and also studies show that abroad, they are not so interested in clean air et c, only for themselves. None of these things are fundamentally true. Plus Norway just feels like a really safe place to live. A hundred hearts would be too few to carry all my love for you. Living life to the fullest.|Living in Norway is fantastic in so lving ways, but it's important to understand the whole picture.
In a yard blog, Lovibg wrote about 9 upsides of my first year in Norway.
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So, to provide a balanced view, here are the nine most difficult parts of my first year. It took me over 3 smoeone months and almost one hundred Bolt house Stavanger to get an interview, and I have a pretty Norwag CV. That said, using Finn. Finding work in Norway can be extremely difficult.
This means that in order to hire you, companies will want to be very someoone that you are going to stick. To Sexi giral in Norway to this, if you are applying as a skilled worker, the companies must pay a minimum salary of NOKif you have a Masters and NOKif you have a Bachelors degree. This is to ensure that all immigrants receive equal pay for equal work on the same level as all Norwegians. This can be a huge obstacle since many people may only receive their first job offers from smaller Norwag or startups.
For more info, check out the complete guide to moving to Norway.]