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Tram in Grünerløkka

A Photo Tour of Grünerløkka

Join me on a photo tour around one of Oslo's most popular neighbourhoods. A short walk from the city centre to the east of the river is the inner city suburb of Grunerløkka, home to many...
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Areas of Oslo

Here is a quick guide to some of the most popular areas of Oslo for foreigners to live in. City Centre The city centre of Oslo is so compact you can walk across it in about...
Entrance to Oslo Food Hall

Food Glorious Food – Eating My Way Around Oslo’s Mathallen

Norway is not a nation known for its cuisine, but could that be set to change? Fish, dried fish, rotting fish, pickled fish… throw in some bread and potatoes and there you have it – not...
Charlotte shopping in Grunerløkka

Markveien – The Best Street in Oslo

Today I want to tell you all about my favourite street in Oslo. It's not the grand Karl Johan, taking you from the Central Station all the way to the Royal Palace. Neither is it Aker...

Coffee, Books & Holidays – The Chillout Travel Centre Oslo

There is a strong cafe culture in Oslo; Norway is after all a nation of coffee drinkers. Close by, I have my regular spots (T18 on Torggata), my coffee-geek spots (Tim Wendleboe in Grunerløkka), my indulgent...

A Winter Walk Along Akerselva

This weekend there was still no snow in Oslo, so I decided to take advantage and go for a walk with my camera. Without making any real plans I took the T-Bane up to Nydalen and ended...

In Search of Oslo’s Best Coffee – Tim Wendelboe

Today I had intended to continue my search for Oslo's best cafe, but I took a slight detour and decided to concentrate on coffee. Living in the centre of Oslo I am surrounded by cafes offering...

A trip to Oslo’s “Ghetto”

Following Saturday's wander around Grünerløkka, I decided to venture out on Sunday to the area of Oslo with a questionable reputation – Grønland. It's the area to the immediate north and east of Oslo Sentralstasjon. A...

Found! Oslo’s Hipster Hangout, Grünerløkka

It's been a beautiful weekend so far, I really have been blessed with stunning weather since my arrival. I'm trying not to get too used to it though, as when September/October arrives it's going to be...