Travel Blogs from Oslo
... we didn't get off. On the way back to Southampton we also got to watch Michael Ball live in the theatre and our singers got the chance to be his backing singers which was nice for them. Also had a lovely evening when the security team put on a free bar and Nepalese buffet, it was so spicy but so tasty!! It's been a nice change this cruise, going to different places, all the Christmassy things and the cold ...
... Norway's national ski jump. Holmenkollen Sunday in March attracts over 50,000 people to watch ski jumping and many call it Noray's second national day. In the summer the jump is used for zip-line activities. We watched the brave zipping down the jump and headed back toward town on our bikes! Luckily we were able to navigate back to the city center by way of Vigeland's. sculpture park taking in parts we had missed on Sunday. The park is home ...
A beautiful day today - unlike the weather predictions and unlike yesterday. So off to do some sight seeing.
Recommend you buy the "Oslo" card...
First thing was to go to Bygdoy (aka. "Museum Island") by ferry. Here I saw The Viking Ship Museum, The Polar Ship Fram and the Kon-Tiki Museum. There are also a couple of ...
... just entered tourist central. For some reason, although Iceland has been named Europe's most popular tourism destination, it never felt like this. Apart from the much travelled Golden Circle of Iceland, we were always alone. In Norway we have been packed like sardines in trains, buses and boats, captive to the one-upping conversations between American baby-boomers about their other trips to The Pyrennees, the Alps or sometimes somewhere a bit more exciting, like Peru. The need ...
... as a medieval fortified castle around 1300. Being right on the entrance to Oslo it's main purpose was to defend the city. In the first half of the 17th century during the reign of the Danish - Norwegian king Christian IV it was rebuilt and surrounded by a bastion fortress.
Today it is used as representation rooms of the Norwegian Government. Our self guided tour takes us down into the dungeon, the mausoleum where King Haakon VII and Queen Maud are resting in a ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Ritz Hotel Oslo
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....