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Oslo Street Art: Colourful Tøyen, Norway

On our last morning in Oslo after a nice and light breakfast at a local bakery we did a self guided street art walking tour in the neighbourhood of Tøyen, where we stayed during our long weekend in Oslo.street art toyen oslo Continue reading

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Vigeland Park in Oslo, Norway – World’s Largest Sculpture Park

So weird but so wonderful. Oslo’s Vigeland Park is the quirkiest and most fascinating park I have ever visited. I don’t get too excited about sculptures and such, and I had no idea what to expect but as I arrived at Vigeland Park after exciting adventures conquering the heights of Holmenkollen Ski Jump I was in for an intriguing surprise! Over 200 naked human figures in all its glorious simplicity and in all variety of poses and situations.The unique Vigeland Park is the largest sculpture park in the world by a single artist, Gustav Vigeland. Set along a boulevard among large areas of Continue reading

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Conquering the Heights of Holmenkollen Ski Jump in Oslo, Norway

The ultimate best thing to do in Oslo? I have a severe fear of heights but believe it or not, climbing Holmenkollen Ski Jump, a historic Norwegian landmark, was the highlight of my long weekend in Oslo!

If you love heights and unique experiences, conquering Holmenkollen Ski Jump in Oslo should be high on your Oslo bucket list. Even if you hate heights, Holmenkollen is not to be missed on your visit to Oslo.holmenkollen osloEver since I was a child I have watched Holmenkollen ski jump competitions on tv and knew that Holmenkollen was a world-famous winter sports arena, but for some reason I was not at all attracted to visit the spot when I was planning a three-day city break in Oslo. This was until Continue reading