Hey guys! Happy New Year and welcome back to American Expats, a series that shows you what expat life is like in cities and countries around the world. Next up we have Silvia, a Norwegian-American who is living in Norway. Silvia is one of my favorite bloggers so I can’t wait to share her story here.
Here, she discusses snowy winters, road-tripping around Norway, and choosing to live in Norway long-term.
My name is Silvia and I grew up in Massachusetts but now am living in Norway, where I work as a travel blogger at Heart My Backpack.
On the local culture: Norwegians are quite reserved and laid-back. But I’ve come to embrace being more relaxed about getting stuff done and not stressing over long silences. (There are a lot of long silences over here!)
On making friends: I met pretty much all of my friends in Norway when