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Live concert at Telenor Arena in Oslo, Norway

Oslo’s Telenor Arena: A Guide to Attending Major Events

Are you planning to attend a concert at the Telenor Arena? You’re probably full of questions, so let’s answer them. When touring bands or other major events come to Norway, there’s really only a couple of...
Running the Oslo marathon

Oslo Marathon: A Personal Experience

Have you ever considered running a marathon? Here's one Brit's personal experience of participating in the annual Oslo race. With the Oslo marathon just around the corner, I decided to recount my personal experience from last...
Green oslo city view

Zero-Emission Construction Work in Oslo

Norway’s capital lives up to its billing as European Green Capital 2019. In 2019, Oslo was awarded the European Green Capital title in recognition of its environmentally friendly achievements and ambitious future targets for green space living...
Running at Oslo Opera House

Running in Oslo: Routes and Advice for Locals and Visitors

Find the best running routes in Oslo: from green of Frogner Park to the Akerselva River run. Like any other city, Oslo is a built-up sprawling metropolis. In fact, Norway’s capital is the third-fastest growing city...
The Viking Ship Museum Olso

Inside Oslo’s Viking Ship Museum

The world’s oldest Viking ship is on display at the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo, along with many other artifacts from the era. It's well worth a visit. The Norwegian capital is well-known for its museums....
The new design tram will hit the streets of Oslo in the winter 2020-21

Here Are Oslo’s New Trams

Get a first look at the brand new trams set to hit the streets of Oslo in the winter of 2020-21. Despite improvements in recent years, Oslo’s tram network remains outdated. Many of the vehicles are...
SAS planes at Oslo Airport Gardermoen in Norway

The Best Hotels Near Oslo Airport

Early flight or late arrival? Here are your accommodation options at or near Norway's biggest airport. Welcome to Oslo Airport! The Nordic region's second busiest airport is the first port of call for most international travellers...
Outside Vålerenga Stadium in Oslo

Oslo’s Intility Arena: The Home of Vålerenga

After decades of playing in other stadiums, Oslo's main football club Vålerenga are back in the east of the city with a home to call their own. When I arrived in Oslo back in 2011, I...
Oslo T-Bane network

Fornebu Line: Financing Agreed for T-Bane Extension

Financing for the new Majorstuen-Fornebu light rail extension is now in place, meaning the long-awaited line is a step closer. The long-awaited plans to extend the Oslo T-Bane metro network to Fornebu reached a new milestone...
Oslo from the water

Best Hostels in Oslo

There are budget accommodation options in the Norwegian capital, but you may need to consider staying outside the central area. If you’re travelling on a shoestring budget, a trip Norway is probably not your best option....