Ice Skating in Oslo and Norway – Ice Rinks and Outdoors (Fjord & Lakes)

Wintertime in Norway means frozen seas and lakes, which creates great opportunities for ice skating and walking. Especially in Norway’s capital, there are many lakes and fjords that offer that possibility, apart from man-made ice rinks. Check the details for ice skating in Oslo, and safe outdoor ice skating in Norway on frozen fjords and lakes.

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Where To Stay in Oslo – Best Hotels in Oslo + Oslo Districts Explained

Since I moved to Norway’s capital a few years ago, one of the most common questions I get is where to stay in Oslo and what are the best hotels in Oslo worth considering. The truth is, Oslo accommodation can be a little confusing, and cheap hotels are quite hard to find. But fear not, I created this guide for you where you can find plenty of information about Oslo hotels, whether you look for hostels, boutique hotels, or others. I also cover which neighborhood in Oslo to stay in, describing the main ones, so you can choose yourself. 

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Oslo on a Budget: Insider Tips for Affordable Trip And Free Things To Do in the Norwegian Capital

Can you travel to Oslo on a budget? Yes, you can! After living 6 years in Norway’s capital I have tons of tips on how you can save money and still have a great time in Oslo, despite it being one of the most expensive cities in the world.

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Spro Cave (Spro Gruve) – “Diamond” Mine Near Oslo

Spro cave or Spro mine (“Spro gruve” in Norwegian) is one of these places that you wouldn’t expect to find near Oslo. But here it is! The abandoned mine and a cave that shimmers in the sun, with a “diamond beach” and peaceful surroundings. All that makes Spro Cave a great place to visit, a short way from Norway’s capital.

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The Best Christmas Markets in Oslo To Visit In 2023

Christmas markets in Oslo are an essential part of the holiday season in Norway. Full of fairy lights, the sweet smell of glogg, fuzzy woolen sweaters, and fun in the snow. Here, you can find a full list of the best Oslo Christmas Markets in 2023 with their description and opening times.

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Fun & Unique Things to Do in Oslo in Winter (By a Local)

Fluffy snow, sparkling fairy lights, and fire crackling in the wooden houses. The magic of silence, outdoor winter activities, Christmas markets, and comfort food. Oslo in winter is a magical city. Find out the best things to do in Oslo in winter. Continue reading “Fun & Unique Things to Do in Oslo in Winter (By a Local)”

Hiking In Oslo & Around – 16 Best Oslo Hiking Trails With Panoramic Views

Being in the city doesn’t mean you can’t explore the outdoors and get closer to nature. There are a lot of possibilities for hiking in Oslo. Here, I share with you the best Oslo hiking trails with panoramic views, easy access, and the landscape you wouldn’t expect to find in this part of Norway.

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Dog Sledding in Norway – Ethical Husky Tours (also near Oslo)

Dogs, snow, and outdoors adventure. What is it like to go dog sledding in Norway and other countries? Where to go for a husky tour to make sure you work with happy and loved dogs? Can you find dog sledding near Oslo? And… Is dog sledding ethical? Find out below!

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