Travel Blogs from Oslo
... nice and helpful, the male clerk being much more knowledgable than the girl (see photo).
After the camera shopping, we set out for Vigeland Sculpture Park via the Hop on Bus. This park is very interesting, to say the least. I took many photos of the odd sculptures, as you can see. They are of intertwined, naked, human figures. At first, I just thought they were strangeh but oddly as I walked around, ...
... the train to Oslo. Stunning scenery! We reached Oslo about 2pm...freezing!! The Oslo central station is very pretty...lots of restaurants and bars around. We got some nice sushi & pasta (Ria got some weird quinoa stuff) and located the bus stop to head to the apartment we had booked. I cannot province anything here unfortunately so had to show the bus driver the names on my phone lol The apartment: Our apartment was only ...
... by the end of the day – particularly on travel days. So, we walked around the City center and down to the harbor near the most solid, sober, and oppressive looking City Hall we have seen. Of course, the normal European propensity of filling public places with statues is evident here as well. Overall, the City is very clean and tidy, there is a good amount of regular life going on with construction, renovation, activities, and people everywhere.
... pounds. Which might have bought me another coffee (HA HA GET IT because Norway is EXPENSIVE) (actually it's probably about the same as London) (apparently beer really is expensive but that's ok because it also tastes like dog). Ally and I had a nice chat about why she moved to Norway (because they PAY YOU to do a PhD, also it's nice) and about education systems and why Norway's is amazing (that's what her PhD is in) and then she gave me her email address so we can carry ...
... right! Anyway...
Once the other students arrived, we took a quick subway ride to Nydalen, a northern borough of Oslo where my school is located. The subway station came out right in front of the school, which is an absolutely massive glass building that takes up a whole city block! We walked past and farther up the hill to our dorm which is in an area full of modern apartments full of mostly students.
The entire city of Oslo sits on a gentle rise coming out of ...
Other places to stay in Oslo
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $228
- Charming and with great location, but could need some upgrading
- Didn't like it that much
- Great hotel, great location
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $179
- One of the best
- Above the average
- Great Hotel in Central Oslo
Grünerløkka - Sofienberg, Oslo | 5 star hotelfrom $167
- Good & central business hotel
- Money well spent
- Great Hotel
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $150
- Ok hotel
- Great views and good location
- Loved this place
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $187
- Rather Disappointed
- Great location, good value
- Good Hotel, Excellent Location
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $190
- Old School Atmosphere
- Lovely Hotel (if you dont mind sleepless nights!)
- Would stay there again
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $139
Bjerke, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $135
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $146
Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $163
Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $112
- Highly recommended
- Great location, free internet access
- Good value
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $159
- Excellent location!
- Wonderful hotel
- Very convenient hotel, well managed
Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $173
Bygdøy - Frogner, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $146
- Nice hotel nasty cheese/bar prices
- Lovely hotel, good location
- Excellent value for money
Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $136
Helsfyr - Sinsen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $155
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $163
Vinderen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $111
- Mixed feelings
- Great Rates, Great Location
- So-so hotel
Ullern, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $134
Sentrum, Oslo | 1 star hotelfrom $114
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $152
Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $142
- Late arrival means a smoking room....
- Pleasant accomodation in Oslo: to be suggested
Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $124
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 2 star hotelfrom $143
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $175
Sentrum, Oslo | 5 star hotelfrom $223
- If this is a great Norwegian hotel - they're in trouble
- Outdated and Overrated....