Oslo is the capital of Norway and situated at the head of the Oslo Fjord. About 1/3 of the total population of Norway lives around the Oslo fjord, with roughly 625,000 living in Oslo. The total urban area has over 900,000 inhabitants, while the metropolitan region has almost 1.5 million people living within its limits.
From the Oslo Travel Guide
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Apartment is good - clean, good size, excellent location near station (even if this isn't the nicest part of Oslo, it is a good base from where to get around a reasonably small city). Main problem was check-in. No-one on reception when I arrived - only a mobile phone number stuck on the door, but my phone would not work. ... more
We booked a double room with a garden view. We got a twin room/catbox in a dungeon with a window at ceiling level. One of the beds was broken (slats snapped in 1/2), there were hairs on the pillows, and worst of all there was 1 big mirror on 1 of the walls, and 2 small hideous paintings behind the beds. ... more
hey there,i am considering moving to Oslo around december this year,i have done a little research into it but basically just wanted some personal 'inside info' from anyone that has been there over the winter and their thoughts. I know it is a very beautiful place but what is it like for getting work(possibly bar work ...
Oslo or Bergen
My husband and I are taking an anniversary trip to Scandinavia in mid-May - we have about 2 days and nights in Norway, so I'm wondering if we should go to Oslo or Bergen on this trip. Oslo sounds like a cool city but Bergen sounds enchanting. Any thoughts from people who have been to both?? We ...
Hi I am travelling to Oslo , need help to find out about public transport. I will be arriving at Sandefjord Torp airport around 5 pm and i need to reach Royken. I tried online to find a way to get train or bus from there and it says i have to walk around 4.5 miles to get train to Asker and then change ...
can anyone help?
hi all, i am looking to go to oslo for the first time in feb. I hear that oslo torp airport is miles away from central oslo. i am looking to stay at the Sentrum Pensjonat which i gather is close to the central station. my flight lands late at 21:00 and i wondered if anyone new if there is a train from ...
Posted in can anyone help? by iwantbeer
Winter Travels Part 1
finally got to Oslo (Capital City) I met up with a Swedish guy I know there (Thanks Tobias!!!). He had a sweet place with a spare couch that I crashed on for 3 nights. I walked around Oslo during the day ...
Posted in Sweden and Beyond by mrwallac