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25 of the best things to do in Oslo (without spending a fortune)

Back in 2013 Thom and I visited Oslo on a whim. We’d basically gone on to Skyscanner and put the destination as ‘everywhere’ then clicked on the cheapest flight outside of the UK and booked it. This is actually one of my favourite things to do because who doesn’t love a cheap holiday somewhere? That was probably one of the few things about Oslo that was cheap. It’s renowned for being an expensive city, and ...
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Oslo #3 A Tale Of Two Breakfasts

Sunday in Oslo was filled with walking around various museums.these included modern art, design museum and the national gallery. The national gallery was virtually closed when we visited but they had left a little room open where some of Much's famous paintings could be found. You know the one, the man with hands either side of his face screaming (This one).  I'm not suggesting with the title of this post that we had two breakfasts ...
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A guide to visiting the Holmenkollen ski jump in Oslo

Standing on top of a mountain north of Oslo in Norway is the Holmenkollen Ski Jump. A trip up here should definitely be on your list of things to do in Oslo. Oh, and don’t worry, I’m not suggesting you should jump it! As you’ll see visiting the Holmenkollen Ski Jump is a chance to get great views of Oslo, enjoy some traditional Norwegian dishes and learn more about the history of ski jumping. If ...
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An Oslo Weekend #1

On Friday morning I was up before dawn and headed in the direction of Stanstead airport for an anniversary trip to Oslo! After an extra hour's sleep on the plane and a little bit on the train between Rygge and Oslo, I was ready to start of the weekend with an afternoon of exploring what this Norwegian country has to offer - and it seems we timed it perfectly with the beautiful autumn colours and ...
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