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.
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.
Fluffy snow, sparkling fairy lights, 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)”
Discover the breathtaking Romsdalseggen Ridge hike, which was voted one of the most beautiful hikes in Norway.
Are you looking for ideas for interesting day trips from Oslo? Here you can find suggestions for the best Oslo day trips and weekend trips from Oslo.
Rjukan offers many outdoor and indoor activities. This includes hiking up the Gaustatoppen mountain that offers amazing views or riding the underground funicular. Add to this the famous Rjukan ice climbing opportunities, the sun mirrors, cable car, fascinating industrial history… The list goes on and on. Here is what to do in Rjukan, Norway.
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 neighbourhood in Oslo to stay in, describing the main ones, so you can choose yourself.
Have you ever thought of traveling famous Norway in a Nutshell in winter? Explore some of the most beautiful landscapes in Norway off season, with peace and tranquillity. Discover the magic of the Norwegian fjords in the snow.
Bergen, the southwestern city of Norway surrounded by mountains and fjords, is famous for its colourful wooden houses, outdoor activities and proximity to the beautiful Norwegian nature. I visited the city off-season to discover what to do in Bergen in winter when there are fewer tourists. In this guide, you will find how to experience winter in Bergen, what are the best things to do in Bergen in winter, and how to make the most of your stay even if the Bergen weather is not the best.
Trollpikken, Norway is one of the most controversial and interestingly looking rock formations in Norway. Here you can find tips on how to do the Trollpikken hike in Norway to see this famous place. Continue reading “Hike to Trollpikken Norway – Weirdly Shaped Rock Formation in Magma Geopark”