Author: noraaway

Traveling long distances & the environment

Traveling long distances & the environment

  If you are studying abroad like me, it is hard to avoid traveling long distances. I travel home to Norway for vacations and I know that these kind of long hauls have a large impact on the environment. One of the best ways for […]

My first 14 000 ft (above 4000 meter ) peak

My first 14 000 ft (above 4000 meter ) peak

  Today my roommate and her friends took me to the Bierstadt Mountain in the Rocky Mountains and I got to hike my first 14000 ft Mountain! It was a beautiful day outside with great people and I am very thankful for my new friends […]

New School, New city, New possibilities…

New School, New city, New possibilities…

I just transfered schools to the University of Colorado Boulder and after a week here I am already feeling like this is a good place to be. The campus and city of Boulder is located at 1600 meters above sea level with beautiful nature and […]

Long summerschool days, and Vegan food experiments

Long summerschool days, and Vegan food experiments

This past week of summer school has been very busy and I have a feeling that the last four weeks will be similarly hectic, ( if not more..). Even though school is a big part of my life right now and demands its time, I […]

Exploring Kelowna, Car-sharing

Exploring Kelowna, Car-sharing

  I am currently in Kelowna (BC)  for summer-school and this weekend my roommates and I rented a Zipcar and went exploring! For students and people that maybe can’t afford or think that they do not absolutely need their own car, Zipcar is an amazing […]

Post Run -Green Smoothie

Post Run -Green Smoothie

  The weather is absolutely stunning in Kelowna today! After a run in the sunny weather, I experimented a little with my blender in order to try to make a tasty, hydrating and nutritious green smoothie. I think the smoothie turned out pretty well, so I […]

My first blogpost-Why Noraaway?

My first blogpost-Why Noraaway?

  I decided to start a blog to share pictures, adventures and plant-based foods with my family and friends while I am studying abroad in the USA. I thought Noraaway could be a fun name because I am from Norway, my name is Nora and I am […]