International Student Blog

Category: Travel

Women’s Rights, an American Perspective on Norway and a visit to Turkey

Equality and human rights come in all forms, but this week’s blogs will focus on equality of the sexes. As one might suspect, as a female I am aware of and passionate about this topic. And, having returned from a trip to Turkey very recently, this topic is very much on my mind. One thing I…

Behind the boat

For today’s post, I interviewed Osei Kontor Dennis, the brain behind the party boat.  Osei Kontor Dennis, a former UiB student who may be studying here again in the Autumn, organized the recent student boat trip from Bergen to Stavanger (you can read more about it in my last blog post, “I’m on a boat”). Dennis is from Ghana,…

I’m on a boat.

Last weekend, 21 March – 23 March, over 400 students attended an epic boat journey from Bergen to Hirtshals, Denmark; then to Langesund, Norway; back to Hirtshals; then disembarked at Stavanger, Norway; and finally everyone took a bus ride (with multiple ferries!) back to Bergen. The goal of the trip was to party, make friends, and enjoy some cheap libations all for 220nok.…