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10 Great Free Cultural Attractions in Oslo

10 Great Free Cultural Attractions in Oslo December 1, 2010 | free, Kid Friendly, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
When you think of Norway, budget travel isn’t what first pops to mind, is it? While I won’t deny Oslo can be expensive, if you search a little, you’ll find heaps of free activities on offer. Norway’s premier attraction is nature – free for all to enjoy. In previous posts...

Stuck at Oslo airport during the holidays? Enjoy It!

Stuck at Oslo airport during the holidays? Enjoy It! November 4, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Coming to or from Northern Norway or the West country fjords, you’ll pass through Oslo airport Gardermoen – OSL. Very rough weather, strikes or Icelandic ash clouds may cause your onward flight to be delayed at OSL. What to do? In the airport OSL is a small airport, so has nothing like the...

Bygdøy: Vikings and nude beaches

Bygdøy: Vikings and nude beaches October 23, 2010 | Kid Friendly, Things to Do | Read More
A whole host of Oslo’s most famous sights are located at the Bygdøy Peninsula and you’ll want to see them all, so plan on spending at least two days, three in summer. Most of the attractions relate to the ocean and Norway’s more than 1000-year-history as a maritime superpower (really!). It’s...

Medieval Oslo

Medieval Oslo September 3, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
It’s nearing the end of the season for tours of medieval Oslo and you only have until 26 September to investigate the mystical and exciting Viking city. You’ll learn about the city’s development and architectural history and hear stories of people’s lives in this intriguing era....

Oslo Medieval Festival

Oslo Medieval Festival June 13, 2010 | Events, Kid Friendly | Read More
During June, Oslo is so full of interesting festivals, it can be a challenge trying to fit them all in. Just this weekend (the weekend before Midsummer), there’s at least 4: Oslo Gay Pride, Oslo Vegetarian Festival, A Midsummernight’s Dream hosted by the beautiful sailing ship Christian Radich...
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