Weekend break in Oslo

  I had a post on Rotterdam scheduled to go up today but after doing some research on Oslo for a work report I remembered just how great this Norwegian capital is. So I couldn’t help but look back at one of my favourite weekend breaks. We visited as a…

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National Opera House Oslo – a beauty of a building

The National Opera House in Oslo is a place that shows up on most top ten lists of things to do in Norway. Situated on the edge of a fjord in Bjorvika, I really wasn’t convinced by the shape of this structure at first and couldn’t quite come to terms…

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Finding Peace in the Quiet Capital of Norway

After visiting the Viking museum in Bygdoy we didn’t really have a lot of time spare before having to catch our flight back home. We had a quick group pow-wow and decided to head into the city centre and have a browse in the Nobel Peace Centre. We were in…

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Visit Oslo for all things Ski

From the moment we started channel flicking on Saturday morning, it was pretty clear that Norwegians love to ski. Even when we went down for breakfast, kit bags had been left by the doors and people were dressed in ski suits ready to go, so we knew the first thing we had…

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Hidden away in Fornebu: The Radisson Blu Park Hotel Oslo

You’re going to Oslo and what’s the first thing people will tell you… it’s expensive. Really really expensive. You know what, it is, but no more so than say Sweden or even London. So when we were looking for an Oslo hotel anything central was coming in at pretty much £100…

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