Travel Blogs from Oslo
... to show us what my family would have probably have lived in as both dated back to the 18th century Both had very solid log walls, and the first was two rooms and a stairway leading up to a small attic, the second was smaller and had a grass roof – and we did see some buildings like that in general use when we drove around the area too. This park was next to a railways museum with a train track and ...
... one leaving us a kilometer shy of the hotel. A cab fixed that and the driver noted that there were multiple Hotel Continental's to further confuse matters. Plus the train to the station we needed is only every other train and I don't know how you tell them apart. Sightseeing tomorrow and the geocaching event I am hosting goes off in the early evening. A number of folks have signed up to attend. Should be ...
... sketchy but the pass turned out to be legit. We didn't realize what a good deal it was until we bought the day pass - for 90NOK.
This walking tour took us to a hip area of town along the Aker River (Akerselva) that used to be factories. None of the sights were particularly interesting, but the walk along the river was pleasant and we saw lots of good restaurants. We had eaten leftover, room temperature pizza ...
... headed off through the park area to see another sculpture. Then back across the bridge. We walked along the river and had an icecream, before finishing back at the entrance. It was around 1pm so we decided to go to Det Kongelige Slott "the royal palace" as we had read that the changing of the guard was at 1:30. The royal residence was built 1824-48 in Christiania. We waited on the grass in the sun for the changing of the guard to begin. We watched the ...
Another lovely sunrise, which I managed to capture ,and another lovely day. We moved on northwards towards the border and Norway. The countryside became increasingly hilly and rocky- in places the motorway had been cut through the rock. This didn't seem very Swedish - I thought it was very flat and forested. Eventually we saw a sign ...
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 $187
- Rather Disappointed
- Great location, good value
- Good Hotel, Excellent Location
Kristian IVs Gate 7, Oslo | 4 star hotel
- 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
Europaradets Plass 1, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $93
Sentrum, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $142
- Late arrival means a smoking room....
- Pleasant accomodation in Oslo: to be suggested
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 3 star hotelfrom $175
Uranienborg - Majorstuen, Oslo | 2 star hotelfrom $143
Sentrum, Oslo | 5 star hotelfrom $223
- If this is a great Norwegian hotel - they're in trouble
- Outdated and Overrated....