Travel Blogs from Oslo
... Lights. We are not very hopeful for seeing the lights due to the cloud coverage that we have been having. Finally, after spending the day up north we will take another overnight train back down south.
If this journey seems a bit crazy to you, well, it seems a bit crazy to us too. We have no idea what to expect, how to feel, what we will eat or when we are going to get actual sleep. At least no one can say that we didn't use our Eurail pass enough.
... ending to our trip. We didn't make it to the waterfalls but that will be another trip for another time.
On the way back we planned another relaxing night of cards and a feast with everything we would purchase with our vouchers. We went in to the store bought two bottles of wine, a Toblerone, a pack of gummy bears and some chips and were so excited about our purchases. We sat down to start playing cards and took the first sip of wine only to realize that ...
In the final day, we packed, had a big breakfast, took a train to Oslo's airport and flew to Helsinki, from where we flew back home.
By the end of the trip we were both pretty tired, both physically (from a lot of walking) and mentally (from processing so much new information every day) and happy to go home, which is the best way ...
... honour the people who have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. This prize is given each year to people who have done great deeds to promote peace throughout the world. Peter and I were lucky to be taken on a guided tour with Nan, Pop and Aunt Sal to learn who had received the prize and what good deeds they had done.
After visiting the museum we made our way to the centre of Oslo to view the royal palace. This is one palace we ...
... with travel milestones in our lives, and Europe could offer us nothing of equal stimulation? Was it merely an expression of frustration after being embarrassed by our compatriots in their tacky Canada flag garb, being pushed on the cable car, or charged 5 dollars for a bottle of water? Or was it a misguided belief that some countries offer greater adventure than others?
There is a word in French - insolite - that literally means "unusual" or "abnormal" and when used ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Trollvasshytta 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....