Tips & Tricks
Båtservice Sightseeing AS (Oslo) – for visitors seeking a novel way to acquaint themselves with the Norwegian capital, this company offers cruises through its waters (some accompanied by coach trips to various popular sights like the city’s museums, the city center, and the Opera House. One of them (conducted on a sailing ship) includes live […]
Akershus Fortress (Akershus Festning, Oslo) — Akershus Fortress, located in the city center by the Oslo Fjord, is a great place to discover the Norwegian capital’s history and a beautiful place to enjoy a summer day. The building of Akershus Castle and Fortress was commenced in 1299 under king Håkon V. The medieval castle, which […]
CAR RENTALS – the minimum driving age to rent a car in Norway is 21 (for certain car types, 23-25 years old). The following car rental agencies operate in Oslo: Alamo: +47 24 14 87 50 Avis Rent a Car: +47 23 23 92 02 Budget: +47 67 25 55 35 Europcar: +47 22 83 […]
Aker Brygge (Bryggegata 9, Oslo) – this one-time shipyard is now a waterside shopping center, with over 60 retailers, and as many as 35 restaurants. Its culinary and entertainment options within this shopping center make it seem more like a small city than just another mall. For all intents & purposes, this unique sea-front boardwalk […]
Alex Sushi Solli Plass (Cort Adelers Gate 2, Oslo) — One of Oslo’s best sushi restaurants, Alex Sushi has a cool and clean atmosphere. The restaurant is located in Cort Adelers gate, not far from the Royal Palace and Solli plass.
The Scandinavian country of Norway has a rich history that goes back to the Vikings from 800 AD to 1066 AD. The Vikings’ quest for conquest of foreign lands resulted in establishing towns in Ireland and Normandy (France), battles with King Ramiro in northern Spain and the Moors in southern Spain, treks as far east […]