7 highlights from 2017

The end of a year offers us an opportunity to reflect fondly on and bid farewell to the past, while confidently looking forward to the future. It is the time to celebrate achievements and set more goals to strive toward. Here were my favourite aspects about this year:

1. A year of firsts

From our first wedding anniversary…

Celebrating Hong Phuc and Eirik

…to my first birthday in Norway…

23rd birthday

…to Reason For Beauty’s first birthday

RFB 2
Yes, that’s right… a new layout for the new year! 🙂

2. Being part of #LesMisOslo

Photos © Scenekvelder

Les Misérables at Folketeateret
Portrait from #LesMisOslo

3. Enjoying the summer in…

Pittsburgh

View of Pittsburgh from Mount Washington
A famous feature of the Pittsburgh skyline is the PNC building
A famous feature of the Pittsburgh skyline is the PNC building

New York City

Dining at the Polo Bar
View of Freedom Tower from Club Quarters Hotel

Sandefjord

The whaling monument in Sandefjord
Outside the Whaling Museum in Sandefjord

Risør

The view from Risørflekken
The view from Risørflekken
Wooden boat festival in Risør

4. Experiencing more of Norwegian culture

Skiing in the mountains

The 17th of May

17th of May
17. mai brunch

Oslo Runway & Norwegian Fashion Week

Iben AW 17
Iben AW 17
Norwegian Fashion Week SS 18

5. Hosting our first Friendsgiving

Friendsgiving dinner
Turkey napkin fold

6. Attending the final of the Queen Sonja International Music Competition

Queen Sonja International Music Competition
Seungju Bahg receiving his prize
Seungju Bahg receiving his prize

7. Exploring more of Oslo:

The Royal Palace

The Royal Palace in Oslo, Norway
The Royal Palace in Oslo, Norway

The Ibsen Museum

Beatles exhibition at Ibsenmuseet

The Fram Museum

Onboard Fram
Fram, the polar conqueror

Freia Chocolate Factory

Freia chocolate factory
Norway's largest chocolate house

I would also like to take this opportunity to thank you for all your support this year! Without you, RFB would not have been the same. However you are celebrating the dawn of a new year, I hope you will have a prosperous start 😉

How was your 2017? Let me know in the comments below! 🙂

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