Travel Blogs from Oslo
... to the National Opera House. The Opera House has a extremely unique design, on which people can walk on the side of the building all the way to the roof! We hiked to the top of the Opera House to get a panoramic view of the city of Oslo! The views of the city were beautiful, with houses lodged into the side of mountains! We ended up buying tickets to the premier show of Don Giovanni which is a Opera! I never thought I would go to a Opera, so I ...
I had to leave Bergen early and I met some guys from India that were staying at my hostel and are all on foreign exchanges scattered throughout Europe (8 of them in total), and they happened to be going on the Norway in a nutshell tour as well AND they just happened to know where the train station was - bingo ! My new BFF’s for the next ...10 minutes. For all of you guys asking “what’s the Norway in a nutshell tour, Keshia?” well, I’ll let ...
... drink from 7-11) and Josefina had a subway 25K for breakfast/lunch then to the NationalGalleriet we went, free on Sundays, good escape from the rain. Neither Josefina nor I are great lovers of art museums, but this was definteley one of the best I have been too. Nice numbered linear route, variety of styles and eras all nicely labled, easily done in 40 mins and included Munch's 'The Scream'. Also many other famous people, although my favourite ...
... sort-of equates with Sydney's Darling Harbour precinct.
After a nosh-up lunch (hot-dog....) I was waiting for Treas who wanted to go and annoy some shop-keepers, and I was waiting, sitting at an outdoor table chatting to a bunch of young people who I'd noted were speaking English. It was quite interesting - they were all students - 2 Germans, 2 Swedes, a Norwegian, a Chinese guy, an English girl, and me. But they all spoke perfect and excellent ...
... up. The viewpoints at the top were lovely for a couple of photos and it was free, a definite plus in our books.
Another fjord that was a must to see was Geiranger, this one was extremely popular with tourist buses everywhere – you could understand why. The view point overlooked the beautiful fjord with the left side being the pretty town and the right being the stunning mountains overlooking it. ...
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
Bjerke, Oslo | 4 star hotelfrom $135
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $139
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....