Staying in Norway on a budget – Alcohol

Buying alcohol (and tobacco) in Norway can be quite expensive, especially when you don't have a Norwegian salary. Drinks with low alcohol content such as beer and cider can be bought in the grocery store, but not cheaply. Stronger drinks are sold in Vinmonopolet (the wine monopoly) which has a nice selection, but the prices... Continue Reading →

Getting cheap or free food in Norway

In this post, I am going to present some options to get food cheap or free. In addition to going to the grocery store Meny and try all the free samples. Many other methods might fill your belly even more. Before I would recommend two good investments: Freezer – This will allow you to cook a... Continue Reading →

Picking and catching your own food

There is something special about eating self-caught and self-picked food. Somehow, I feel that it tastes better, and my wallet simply loves it. Harvesting food from nature can be a quite fun and social hobby, and in this post,  I will give you an overview of the different types of activities and where to find... Continue Reading →

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