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Planning for a winter visit to Oslo

Planning for a winter visit to Oslo October 18, 2010 | Kid Friendly, Romantic, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Autumn still, but the winter season is upon us before we know it and it’s wise to plan ahead. If you’re considering an active outdoors family holiday this winter, look to Norway. For inspiration, check these 10 reasons to take your family to Oslo this winter and have a look at our guide...

Along a torch-lit river – Autumn Equinox Cultural River Walk

Along a torch-lit river – Autumn Equinox Cultural River Walk September 14, 2010 | Events, free, Nightlife, Romantic, What's New | Read More
The annual cultural river walk, Elvelangs i fakkellys (meaning Along a torch-lit river), takes place on Autumn Equinox – 23 September. Opening at Frysja at 8 pm, all electric lights will be switched off and thousands of torches lit along Akerselva River. Along the route, there will be music, dancing,...

Sunset and the Water Spirit

Sunset and the Water Spirit June 24, 2010 | Nightlife, Romantic, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
For this sunset photo, we’ve left Oslo and headed west to the river city Drammen. After days and days of rain, the sun finally peeked through the clouds at about 11 pm, just long enough to set, accompanied by a bright rainbow – seen here just as it disappears: A Drammen landmark is the...

The long, white nights of midsummer

The long, white nights of midsummer June 21, 2010 | Kid Friendly, Nightlife, Romantic | Read More
In Norway, midsummer with its long, white nights is the most magical and bewitching time of the year. Not only are these nights magical. According to folklore, midsummer is also the most powerful night of the year. As a result, surprisingly many babies are said to be born in March and April. These days,...

Oslo Gay Pride Festival

Oslo Gay Pride Festival June 12, 2010 | Events, Romantic, Travel Tips | Read More
The biggest cultural event and meeting place of Norwegian (and visiting) gays is about to commence. For an entire 10 days, Skeive dager (meaning crooked days), will give you speeches, political debates, art exhibits, films, concerts, and – of course – a fun-filled parade through the streets...

Free Oslo: Salsa Lesson

Free Oslo: Salsa Lesson April 27, 2010 | free, Romantic, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Norway’s leading Cuban Salsa school, Latin Room, is beginning new classes this week and offering one lesson for free. Choose between Latin Moves, Afro-Salsa and Latin Show Jazz. Time: 26 – 30 April Venue: Torggata 22, Oslo Entrance free! Photo: Latin Room

Michelin restaurants in Oslo

Michelin restaurants in Oslo April 13, 2010 | Five Star, Food, Romantic, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Oslo has some of the world’s best chefs – with the awards to prove it. No less than four chefs have won gold medals in the prestigious Bocuse d’Or, the Olympic Games of gastronomy. For 2010, five restaurants have been awarded Michelin stars, the ne plus ultra of the culinary world....