How to travel around Oslo for free!

June 25, 2015

Just 20 years ago, Oslo was a sleepy, provincial town known mainly for the annual ceremony of handing out the Nobel Prizes. Today, it is one of Europe’s fastest-growing capitals. Skyscrapers are being hastily erected in the downtown area, and new residential areas along waterfront area are being constructed. No doubt that Oslo is expensive …
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Oslo with my Norwegian friends

June 24, 2015

Oslo was not on my original plan as my went purpose of going to Norway was to escape to the mountains. However, thanks to my Norwegian friends whom I met in singapore while they were on their university exchange programme, they invited me to stay with them in Oslo. Karoliina from Finland also joined me …
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My Norwegian family in Tromsø

June 22, 2015

I was supposed to stay with Gunnar for 4 nights, but due to some work commitments he couldn’t host me for the first two nights. Instead of ditching me and letting me find another host on my own, he made agreements for his son to host me in the north island. His son, Kristoffer and …
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Arctic capital Tromsø

June 19, 2015

In many ways Tromsø is the Arctic capital of Norway. People from more than 100 different countries live permanently in Tromsø. The Tromsø municipality has a population of around 70000, of which 60000 live in the city. Tromsø is the largest city in northern Norway and also the largest Nordic city north of the Arctic …
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Top free things to do in Oslo

March 19, 2015

Numerous free things in Oslo can help you cut down on travel expenses and spend less money than other Oslo visitors. These are some of Oslo’s best free sights and attractions. 1.  Free Attraction: The Changing of the Guard Every day at 1:30 pm, one of Oslo’s best free events takes place. The royal guards …
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20 Stunning European Cities To Visit In Your 20s

July 29, 2014

 Update: after July 2015, 13/20 cities visited! My score: 11/20 cities visited! From major metropolises to charming, overlooked locales, Europe is brimming with cities everyone should visit. But where does a penny-pinching, adventure-seeking twentysomething even begin when it comes to traveling Europe? The big players — London, Paris, Amsterdam — are great. Those should be …
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