TRIP ALLA MILANESE / prima parte

I do not know about you, but my birthday is always at the same time. In the end of January, which is not the best time to travel, but when you live in northern Europe then any trip to the south is more than welcoming. So, I booked us a trip to Milan, Italy.

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LE BENJAMIN BAR & BISTRO

Just a day after lovers’ day in February we celebrate our anniversary of being together. Usually we just go out for a dinner and a drink. Nothing special, but this is how Debeli widens his views regarding culinary industry, I have a blog theme, and together we still end up eating something. Which is essential for your life being, if you didn’t know 🙂

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OSLO Ø

The city of Oslo is rich with museums, galleries and various exhibition venues. I have recently discovered a new place for contemporary art located just beside the tourist info point at Østbanehallen in the city center.

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DEICHMANSKE BIBLIOTEK

Debeli and me are huge book lovers. While I read two books at the same time, because I cannot decide between professional literature and something completely different, Debeli manages at least one crime story in a week. Luckily, we have a library in the neighborhood that we also use for borrowing various social games, printing and photocopying. Two kroners per piece of paper. The chepest in the city.

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SNUBLESTEINER

In the shadow of the recently celebrated Memorial of Holocaust Remembrance and Prevention of Crimes against Humanity, which is marked every January 27th throughout Europe, I have decided to write a short text about the history of the Jews in Norway and the snublesteiners placed in the larger cities of the country.

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CHRISTMAS PARTY

During the last month of the year every company, school, sports club or group of friends attends Christmas party (Julebord). Usually they book a table in one of the restaurants and eat, drink, chat, hold long speeches while some may go out clubbing after. Anything is possible.

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CHRISTMAS MARKET

Christmas time in Oslo, as in most European cities, begins in early December with city decorations, lights and Christmas fairs (Julemarked). Christmas tents and booths are placed on large squares but the most visited fair in Oslo is the one between the National Theater and the Parliament Building, where a mini skating ring is also set up.

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