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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....
Water fountain outside the city hall in Oslo, Norway

11 Facts About Oslo

Impress your family and friends with these fun facts about the Norwegian capital, Oslo. If you’re a fan of pub quizzes or you simply love all things Norwegian, grab a notebook and get ready to learn...
The green waterfront of Oslo, Norway

2019: A Green Year for Oslo

The Norwegian capital has begun its year-long tenure as the European Green Capital. In 2019 and beyond, Oslo will act as an ambassador for sustainable urban development, sharing and promoting best practices that have been tried...
Amerikalinjen on Jernbanetorget in Oslo

Amerikalinjen: Oslo’s Norwegian American Hotel

Norwegian American heritage is remembered with the launch of this new hotel in Oslo in early 2019. Amerikalinjen will fill the original building from 1919 that was once used as the headquarters of the Norwegian America Line,...
Oslo Airport from above

The Ultimate Guide to Oslo Airport

Everything you need to know to prepare yourself for a visit to Norway’s biggest airport. If you’ve not been through Oslo Airport (OSL) recently, you’re in for a surprise. Norway's largest airport The airport, still referred...
Oslo is already a very green capital city

The Islands of Oslo

These islands within easy reach of Oslo offer historical sites, peaceful walks and sheltered swimming. People taking a quick ‘city break' to Oslo often bemoan the fact they can't enjoy the best of Norwegian nature. That's always...
Oslo is already a very green capital city

Oslo’s Car-Free Future

Oslo's ambitious environmental plans are running into opposition from businesses and drivers. The Norwegian capital is racing towards a car-free city centre by 2019. It’s all part of the long-term plan for the city to be...
The Sculpture Parks of Oslo, Norway

The Sculpture Parks of Oslo

Vigeland Park is world-famous, but did you know that the Norwegian capital is home to several more sculpture parks? Scandinavia probably isn't the first place you'd think of when it comes to outdoor art, but Oslo...