A boyfriend once made me sit through an entire football match at Oslo’s Ullevål stadium. It was decades ago, but I remember it was Manchester United. I also remember it was possible to stretch out and take a nap. Oh, and did I mention, he’s an ex-boyfriend now? I just didn’t catch the fever. Still [...]
Earlier this week, Holmenkollen Ski Jump, possibly Oslo’s best known attraction, reopened. The old ski jump from 1892 was torn down in 2008 to make room for a new, improved hill to be ready for the 2011 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.
List of my recently published Norway articles – on Matador Travel, NileGuide and Cheapoair’s blog
National Geographic’s Intelligent Traveler is hosting a holiday series called My City Celebrates. Again, I was inspired, so without further ado, here’s how Oslo celebrates Christmas Cool photo of Frogner Park, photo credit: cris Oslo Celebrates When I need a dose of holiday cheer, I always take in a concert with Sølvguttene (The Silver Boys). [...]
Oslo and Copenhagen are both in the headlines these days; Oslo for being the venue of the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony on 10 December, and Copenhagen for hosting the United Nations Climate Conference 09 on 7 – 18 December. Oslo and Copenhagen Oslo’s Frogner Park and Copenhagen’s Tivoli The question is, where will Obama be? [...]
National Geographic’s Intelligent Travel hosts the series I Heart My City. Time to show off Oslo a bit. It’s not all about expensive beer, ya know! You’ll find links to most of the sights in my Nat Geo article. I Heart Oslo Fabulous photo of Oslo Opera House by Nebbdyret/flickr’s Creative Commons The first place [...]
The folks at TripAdvisor have listed their 2008 mapmakers: Dubai, Le Val, Beijing, Johannesburg, Las Vegas, Chicago, Wasilla – and Oslo.
The Oslo Opera House opened last weekend – fireworks and royalty all around. Architects of this fabulous building is the team at Snøhetta.