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Old 26-04-2018, 08:34 AM   #76
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I booked about $4xx/night, include breakfast, not sure about low season. We ‘passes by’ the SeedVault, the guide pointed to us the direction, and it’s not visible to the eyes. So it’s a No see.
The day cruise was quite alright, it provide lunch as well.
I brought some noodle cups there as well, and pre-packed some goodies, like bakwa etc.
You can eat at the cafe, restaurant there, price are rather at the high side. Unless you are staying lodge with kitchenette or bnb, then cooking should be fine. There is a coop there, quite big, and a lot of food stuff and bread too
That's steep! Did you take the cruise to Pyramiden or to some glacier? Am I right to say that tours will usually provide pick up and drop off at accommodation?

Didn't know can bring bak kwa. Cause some customs have issues with people bringing overseas food to their country.

Found this:
https://www.toll.no/en/goods/food/regulations-for-meat-milk-cheese-and-other-foods/

Seems that it's okay to bring certain type of local food to Norway.
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Old 26-04-2018, 09:01 AM   #77
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Took the Pyramiden cruise but somehow they did berth at pyramiden, didn’t ask why.
The boat can break ice, so there was a strip where I video the ice breaking.
Yes, they will pick and drop from most hotel. In case you stay in Airbnb, you will need to make your way to the hotel pickup point.

Haha, most of my europe trips, I will bring and pack in a convenient box for snacking. So far the last 3 trips to Scandinavia, there is no issue at all. As far as i know, only Australia are more stringent in food items.

That's steep! Did you take the cruise to Pyramiden or to some glacier? Am I right to say that tours will usually provide pick up and drop off at accommodation?

Didn't know can bring bak kwa. Cause some customs have issues with people bringing overseas food to their country.

Found this:
https://www.toll.no/en/goods/food/re...d-other-foods/

Seems that it's okay to bring certain type of local food to Norway.

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Old 26-04-2018, 09:16 AM   #78
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Took the Pyramiden cruise but somehow they did berth at pyramiden, didn’t ask why.
The boat can break ice, so there was a strip where I video the ice breaking.
Yes, they will pick and drop from most hotel. In case you stay in Airbnb, you will need to make your way to the hotel pickup point.

Haha, most of my europe trips, I will bring and pack in a convenient box for snacking. So far the last 3 trips to Scandinavia, there is no issue at all. As far as i know, only Australia are more stringent in food items.
Ah. That's good. Cause companies will have a disclaimer to say that they wouldn't berth if too got too much ice or stuff, and there wouldn't be any refund. They will instead sail around and do other sight seeing. Did you do a full day or half day cruise?
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Old 26-04-2018, 09:20 AM   #79
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Left from hotel about 8am, return almost 5pm. So it's probably full day. BBQ lunch on board, there were salmon, pork ribs and pinky whale meat.

Ah. That's good. Cause companies will have a disclaimer to say that they wouldn't berth if too got too much ice or stuff, and there wouldn't be any refund. They will instead sail around and do other sight seeing. Did you do a full day or half day cruise?
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bought tickets through wieroe from bergen to leknes $400+
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Old 26-04-2018, 01:35 PM   #81
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Is supermarket food relatively cheaper in Stockholm than in Bergen ?
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Old 26-04-2018, 01:45 PM   #82
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I will rate in term of cheapest in Nordic countries

1) Finland
2) Sweden
3) Norway - most expensive

Include restaurant, cafe, supermarket and petrol.

At Helsinki, still can find a few £10 simple Chinese buffets near the casino. But in Norway, a simple BK meal cost almost S$20/-
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Old 26-04-2018, 03:05 PM   #83
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I thought Denmark/ Copenhagen is most ex.
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Old 26-04-2018, 03:15 PM   #84
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Haha, never been there yet.

I thought Denmark/ Copenhagen is most ex.
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Left from hotel about 8am, return almost 5pm. So it's probably full day. BBQ lunch on board, there were salmon, pork ribs and pinky whale meat.
Thanks for all the information! Anything else travellers should take note?
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Old 05-05-2018, 04:10 AM   #86
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Thanks for all the information! Anything else travellers should take note?
I lived in Norway for several years, you'll have an amazing time if you love nature! You don't need to bring any cash into Norway, as credit cards are accepted literally everywhere. In restaurants or hotels you probably won't have any issues but you might have issues if you purchase items from supermarkets as they only accept locally issued credit cards. And summer is the best time to visit, during winter various roads will be closed. Lastly always bring warm clothes, always notify someone if you go hiking and never underestimate the weather, people (almost always tourists) have died because they always underestimate the weather.
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What do u guys do at Tromso other than NL
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What do u guys do at Tromso other than NL
Go for night canoeing!!
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any recommendation for food in oslo??
Dognvill in Oslo is pretty good for the price. Great place to hang out and have some burgers, prices are decent for what you pya in Oslo.
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Got any cheap data plans to recommend for use in Norway?
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