Happy Sami National Day!

The Sami people are an ethnic population of approximately 164’000 living in the Northern part of the Nordic countries spread over Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia. Every evening around 6pm, we can watch the news in Sami with Norwegian subtitles on NRK (Norwegian radio television). They have different languages with very interesting alphabets that I …

Unexpected and met randomly a few grams of poetry makes the day…

I enjoy this urban culture that can be met in many places where unexpectedly one can find some creativity such as an amazing graffiti or poetry. Today it happened in the underground station of Stortinget. Even though I have already met poetry in the Parisian metro or the Swiss trains before, I still didn’t expect …

Getting in the Christmas vibe

It’s again this time of the year where many people gather together, enjoy a good meal and exchanges a few gifts. With its commercial aspects and unfairness towards people who can’t afford it, Christmas remains on some level special in the Christian culture with its decoration and Christmas market. In Norway I was impressed by …