Travel Blogs from Oslo
On Friday I left a rainy Bergen for the train to Oslo. The train trip is meant to be one of the best in the world and I'd have to agree. After we'd been on the train for 10 mins the weather cleared and the views were magnificent. For the first part of the trip we followed a river valley which gave me fantastic views of the surrounding landscape. As the trip was 8 hours long I'll admit I saw a lot of the scenery but not all. The highlight was Finse the highest ...
... base, which also served as Nazi HQ during the occupation. We walked around the fortress for a bit, had some sandwiches and then headed to the National Gallery that houses the only Norwegian painting most people know - The Scream by Edvard Munch. However there was some special exhibition going on, it was kinda pricey and we are not huge fans of Munch, so we skipped the art museum and headed instead to ...
... had coffe at the Oslo Opera House with Collin, Roar's friend. I meet him on Saturday when we all went out for his birthday.
Afterwards, we walked around and stopped and a couple bars. We also went to the Oslo City Hall, where the Noble Peace Prizes are decided and handed out. It just reminded me of Sheldon from Big Bang Theory.
Tomorrow we are taking the bus to Kongesberg to visit Roar's grandmother.
The train arrived at Myrdal so Nan, Pop and Aunt Sal quickly gathered all the suitcases and we climbed on-board the train. We found our seats and settled in for the 5½ hour journey to Oslo – soon it would be dinner time but Peter and I knew that Nan and Aunt Sal would find the buffet car with enough food for two hungry bunnies.
The train was going quite fast so Peter and I climbed up on the window ledge to ...
... me' time. I am not overly prepared for this leg of the journey. I have just picked up 400 Kroner (£50) at Heathrow so hopefully that will get me to the hotel. Time for a snooze before we land....... Landed, trained in, checked-in, had a quick walk around and dinner around 8pm. Temp early 20s. People have told me that its expensive here, but ...
Other places to stay in Oslo
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $218
- 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 $199
- One of the best
- Above the average
- Great Hotel in Central Oslo
Grünerløkka - Sofienberg, Oslo | 5 star hotelfrom $178
- Good & central business hotel
- Money well spent
- Great Hotel
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $152
- Ok hotel
- Great views and good location
- Loved this place
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $194
- Rather Disappointed
- Great location, good value
- Good Hotel, Excellent Location
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $203
- Old School Atmosphere
- Lovely Hotel (if you dont mind sleepless nights!)
- Would stay there again
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $180
Bjerke, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $136
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $163
Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $202
Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $145
- Highly recommended
- Great location, free internet access
- Good value
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $165
- Excellent location!
- Wonderful hotel
- Very convenient hotel, well managed
Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $196
Bygdøy - Frogner, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $158
- Nice hotel nasty cheese/bar prices
- Lovely hotel, good location
- Excellent value for money
Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $152
Helsfyr - Sinsen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $171
Sentrum, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $168
Vinderen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $115
- Mixed feelings
- Great Rates, Great Location
- So-so hotel
Ullern, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $161
Sentrum, Oslo | 1 star hotelfrom $127
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $176
Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $152
- Late arrival means a smoking room....
- Pleasant accomodation in Oslo: to be suggested
Vinderen, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $133
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $183
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 2 star hotelfrom $185
Sentrum, Oslo | 5 star hotelfrom $221
- If this is a great Norwegian hotel - they're in trouble
- Outdated and Overrated....