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Visiting the Nobel Peace Centre

December 7, 2016

In June, I decided to go inter-railing with my American friend, Jess. She just graduated from University, we’re both in our 20s, in theory the world was our oyster, but alas, money and terrorism exist. Although I’m not usually a fearful person as I tend to avoid the news, travelling with people caught up on global issues can bring me back down to reality and take an extra step of precaution. Continue Reading…

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Museums on Bygdøy Island

November 15, 2016

A trip to Oslo would not be complete without taking a ferry across the fjord to visit one of the museums on Bygdøy Island. Though a small island, there is plenty of culture  as well as beautiful houses, boats and a great view of central Oslo. The ferry takes about ten minutes to cross to Bygdøy, and the views are simply beautiful. Continue Reading…

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Free Things to do in Oslo

September 29, 2016

Oslo, Oslo, Oslo, why are you so expensive? Except you’re actually not that expensive and all the travel guides, blogs and articles you’re reading convincing you otherwise are lying and want you to miss out on all the amazing things to do in Oslo.

No, seriously guys, Oslo isn’t that bad. It certainly isn’t the cheapest place you’ll visit, but you won’t need to take out a second mortgage to experience Norway’s capital. I promise.

So, without further ado, here is my list of the top five free things to do in Oslo. Continue Reading…

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Views from Oslo’s Ski Jump

July 13, 2016

Oslo is a beautiful city, unlike anywhere I’ve ever been before. One of the best ways to see Oslo from above is visiting the ski jump in Holmenkollen. For locals, it’s a cool place to go jogging, for tourists, it’s an opportunity to take a sky car up to the top, a zip line or a lift to take in the beautiful views. Continue Reading…