Tips & Tricks
TusenFryd (Vinterbro) – located about 20 km. south of Oslo (along Route E6/E18 towards Sweden), this amusement park has Scandinavia’s most spectacular roller coaster: SpeedMonster, with a speed of 0-90 kilometers in 2 seconds, have 6000 hp and give the passengers a feeling of 4G vertical. Don’t miss ThunderCoaster, which has been elected the 5th […]
Oslo Opera House (Kirsten Flagstads pl. 1, Sentrum, Oslo) – located by the Oslofjord, the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet is housed within this venue. An architectural wonder in its own righA range of events are held there – from classical ballets and operas to pop concerts. Check the Opera House’s website for upcoming events: […]
Sami Country Excursions (northern Norway) – those travelers who opt to visit the northern regions of Norway (in part to see the “Northern Lights”) will also come across the country’s indigenous people, the Sami. The Sami people are also known as Lapps, but prefer to be called Samis. Their culture has been developing in Northern […]
Oslo World Music Festival – this is a six-day festival that presents world music of all kinds. In the course of the festival more than 200 artists from all corners of the world play different concert venues in downtown Oslo. Oslo World Music Festival usually takes place in the end of October and beginning of […]
Spektrum Arena (Sonja Henie Plass 2, Oslo) – this indoor multipurpose arena, which opened in 1990, has a seating capacity of 8,700. It books a variety of pop and rock acts, such as Bruno Mars, Deep Purple, The Wanted Elton John, and Drake, as well as ice shows like “Disney on Ice”.
Rustadsaga Sports Lodge (Østmarka, Oslo) – located in Lake Nøklevann, a forest just southeast of Oslo, this is a popular sports lodge with a rustic feel. Diners often bike or hike here for lunch.