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American Embassy Oslo

Norway’s New American Embassy Takes Shape

Construction of the long-awaited new American Embassy in Oslo is well underway and is due to be completed by the end of the year. The new Embassy project has been discussed for years, as the current location close...
Holmenkollen T-Bane Station

Changes to Oslo T-Bane This Weekend

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!...
Budget Oslo hotels

Oslo’s Best Budget Hotels

Don't blow your travel budget on unnecessary accommodation costs. Stay in one of these budget hotels in Oslo and you'll have plenty left over. A welcome trend has hit Oslo over the last few years: good...
Oslo Norway

Moon Norway: Oslo & Fredrikstad Travel Tips

Okay folks, the research phase for MOON Norway is up and running, and as I said previously, I want your help! In January I'll be heading back to my former home, Oslo, to spend a couple...
Open job vacancies

The Dreaded Job Hunt

I made a pact with myself in my mid twenties: learn something new every year. The idea was to challenge myself, to push me out of my comfort zone and to maintain the sense of thrill...
The 1994 Olympic Games were hosted in Lillehammer, and its legacy lives on.

Oslo’s Olympic Dream is Over

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past week, you'll have heard the news that Oslo is no longer in the running to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. Despite the new coalition government voicing...
Sunset over Aker Brygge Oslo

What is the Capital of Scandinavia?

Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo vie for attention, but which stands tallest? Of course, it's a ridiculous question really, like asking what is the capital of Europe. Brits would say London, the French would claim Paris, Spaniards...
Oslove

Oslo’s Inferiority Complex – 55 Years On

Cast your mind back 55 years. Can't do it? No, me neither, I wan't born then! But stick with me for a while. Last week the New York Times website published an article about Oslo, part of...