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Norway Travel Tips & Suggestions

I went on a school trip to Voss and went snowboarding on the local slopes and loved it. Never had such a good time! Everyone is lovely and the snow is great. Goin back soon.
Trondheim has the clean, fresh atmosphere of a small city, but the variety and possibilities of a big city. Friendly, but hardy people. Most younger people speak good English.
In reality, you really don't need to know a word of Norwegian to successfully get around Oslo or Norway in general. Know that "Heisann" is hello and takk (pronounced "tuck") is thank you. Everyone there speaks English. Also, ladies, Norwegian boys are hot and have cute accents.
Bergen is very pretty, surrounded by hills and with a beautiful harbour. I suggest you bring a raincoat though, cause it rains 275 days a year (Lonely Planet statistic). It is pricey, so be prepared. If coming from Oslo take the 'Norway in a Nutshell' option and get off the train at Myrdal, train down to Flåm, …
My family is from there, Stamsund and nearby Valberg. I love the village. I would take a small boat every day and go exploring.
Stavanger is a small city bustling with business activities. So the three hotels and five-star hotels are always full. So if you want a space to rest overnight, boy, you are in trouble, so book a hotel before you arrive. The city has just one hostel, which opens only for three months from June.
Geilo is very nice! Also for skiing or snowboarding. Very good ski school and nice people. Nice small village with railstation. Let's go to Geilo!