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Bygdøy peninsula in Oslo, Norway, from above

Bygdøy: Oslo’s Museum Peninsula

This green, leafy peninsula in the Norwegian capital is home to some of the country's best museums. Here's our guide to the upmarket district of Bygdøy, Oslo. I'd been living in Oslo for less than two...
The new Deichman Bjørvika in Oslo

Oslo’s New Deichman Library

Oslo has a new addition to its growing collection of modern architecture. The new Deichman Library at Bjørvika is another modern building sure to split opinion. Norway has an ambition to create innovative and modern forms...
Illustration of the new National Museum in Oslo

Previewing the New National Museum in Oslo

Scheduled to open sometime in 2021, Norway's new National Museum is set to become one of the most important cultural buildings in the Nordic region. Oslo's new National Museum has been on the horizon for some...
Viewpoint from a hike in Oslo, Norway

Hiking in Oslo: The Best Trails Around Norway’s Capital

There are so many beautiful hiking routes in and around Oslo. Discover some of the best in this quick guide to the Norwegian capital’s great outdoors. It’s true, Norwegians love the great outdoors and most like...
A new electric passenger ferry in Norway's Oslofjord

All-Electric Ferries Coming to Oslo

Passenger ferries are an important part of the Norwegian capital’s transport system. From 2021, they will be battery-powered. Five new electric passenger ferries will debut in the Oslofjord from 2021, as the electrification of the city’s...
Oslo Business District

Jobs In Oslo: How to Find Work in Norway’s Capital

Finding jobs in Oslo can be a real challenge for English-speakers who haven't yet mastered Norwegian. Here's our guide for new arrivals. For many foreigners hoping to work in Norway, Oslo is their first port of...
The Mathallen food hall in Oslo, Norway

Cool Places in Oslo: A Hipster Guide

Explore Oslo's cool and quirky side with this guide to places to visit on the city’s flourishing hipster scene. In Oslo, there is always something new being built, and a day never passes when you don’t...
People partying Norway graphic

Events in Oslo: What’s on in 2020

What's on in Oslo: The biggest festivals and events taking place in the Norwegian capital throughout 2020. Planning a trip to Norway in 2020? If you're starting or ending your trip in the capital, then why...
Historic Akershus Castle in Oslo, Norway

The History of Oslo

Oslo wasn’t always the capital of Norway. And for 300 years it wasn’t even called Oslo! Read on to find out more about Norway’s biggest city. The Oslo of today is every bit a modern European...
A sunset in the Oslofjord, Norway

Discover The Oslofjord

It doesn't have the picturesque narrow and steep sides of the west Norwegian fjords. But nevertheless, the Oslofjord offers plenty of things to see and do. Norway's Oslofjord region is easily the country's most populous area....