Travel Blogs from Oslo
... were successful. They were! Thee years later in 1896 the Fram returned in triumph to her port of departure, Oslo, bringing with her a wealth of valuable scientific material from regions of the earth never before visited by man.
Another Norwegian, Roald Amundsen, was the first to navigate the Northwest Passage joining the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, on one ship and on one expedition. In 1903-1906 Amundsen accomplished this with ...
... but gets points off for a rather stupid horse tail type embellishment on the hat. Marching practice looked like fun!! It is apparent that these Scandinavian folk are top notch bread makers. We are rapidly developing a craving for rolls, sliced loaves and buns of any description. We might come back looking like a couple of little sourdough baps if we're not careful. Yes, some of the shops have unusual ...
The 6 and a half hour train journey from Bergen to Oslo is meant to be one of the most beautiful in the world and it certainly didn't disappoint. We left Bergen in the dark, travelling the same way as we had the day before on the tour, up to Myrdal and the start of the mountain plateau, when journey just as pretty as the previous day. From there the train climbed higher up to Finse at 1,222m. After going through a tunnel just ...
... together as a family and started with them. Light green was awesome… with tricky rope sections, wobbly rocking wooden bits and zip lines that went for about 75m. Then we went up to light blue – insert sections from Mum of “Don’t cry in front of the kids. Hold it together Cory! Glue that fake smile on and keep moving forward”. I have NO IDEA how the boys just hopped along ...
... night, and then we headed off for Oslo, which is about 160km and and a nice easy drive on excellent roads.
I like Oslo. It has a nice feel to it and reminds me of a gentler, half-size Sydney, without Sydney's hustle and bustle, although everywhere you look there is building construction or massive road/tunnel works underway.
We thought we timed it fairly well although managed to a do a couple of loops of the area, and at one stage ended up on ...
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....