Travel Blogs from Oslo
Landed in Oslo at 8pm, quick to exit airport as we didn't have to wait for luggage. That is the positive of light travel, the negative is the frequent washing in laundromats. It was quite cold but no snow. In the morning walked around another nice city. Norway, we had been told was very expensive and it is. Coffee costs about $6! We had gotten quite used to having a coffee to warm up in Amsterdam but don't think ...
... started in 1632, on the main square in the new city.
After that, Hallvards Cathedral fell into disrepair and decayed.In 1639, the second cathedral was built (Hellig Trefoldighet). This cathedral burnt down only 50 years after it was built, and ...
... also had lunch at Max, the local fast food chain in Norway. It was okay. more of a burger king than a Mac Donald's.
We returned back to the hostel checked in and went went to a super market. We hired some cooking utensils and then cooked up some dinner.
after this we cleaned up and went to bed
Tuesday 2nd September ...
... Really Google? I didn't particularly want to go on that road, so I had to continue straight which was Google's third suggestion through Kongsvinger. It added about 30 minutes to the trip, but as you can see I got to ride on much nicer roads so I think it all worked out in the end. In the late afternoon I arrived at Helle's house, a good friend of Dad's. She was out running an errand, but her father was there doing some work on the sprinkler system, so ...
... go up the funicular to Mount Floyen. Rather a specutal view overlooking Bergen. We spent time up there enjoying the view and then came down and had lunch rod Lyn and I shared a pizza which was really quite nice. Back to the room to shed excess clothing and then out to the wharf to watch the Eurodam leave the port of Bergen. We then went to the fort and walked around there and then to a dine around restaurant was nice food. Home to pack and sleep ready to head off in the ...
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....