By 2021, the journey time from the town of Ski in Oslo's commuter belt into the city centre will be halved to just 11 minutes. The Follo line is Norway's largest transport project in recent history and will include the construction of the longest railway tunnel in the Nordic countries, and Norway's first twin-tube tunnel. Significant works have … [Read more...]
The Oslo Blog
A blog all about the Oslo lifestyle by expats who live and work there!
Get ready T-Bane users for some big changes to the network this weekend. Some trains will follow different routes, some lines are being renumbered and of course, timetables will change. All change, ladies and gentlemen, all change! Changes from 3 April, 2016 It's all because of the opening of a new station at Løren, which creates a new spur … [Read more...]
Norway's budget airline has announced a further expansion of their international operations. A weekly route from Oslo to Las Vegas will start from November. Following great demand, the airline will also add a second weekly flight between Oslo and Los Angeles. Flights will leave Las Vegas at 17:10 PST, arriving at Oslo Gardermoen at 11:55 CET a … [Read more...]
A good friend of mine, Lo, asked me if I heard of Detroit Soup. Being the only American in our discussion group, I felt a bit sheepish to say, “No.” However, this wouldn’t last long. Lo wanted to start a chapter similar to Detroit Soup in Oslo and wanted me to get involved. So, that day, I began researching online and what I found was pretty … [Read more...]
A welcome trend has hit Oslo over the last few years: good quality budget hotels. Although the prices sit somewhere between a bed in a hostel dorm and a room in a full-service chain hotel, the quality is most definitely towards the latter. On a recent research trip for Moon Norway, I took the opportunity to test out three of Oslo's best budget … [Read more...]