February 2014

One day Oslo self-guided tour

2016-11-28T09:45:59+00:00 February 25th, 2014|

Oslo, the capital of Norway, sits on the country’s southern coast at the head of the Oslofjord. It’s known for its green spaces and museums. Many of these are on the Bygdøy Peninsula, including the waterside Norwegian Maritime Museum and the Viking Ship Museum, with Viking ships from the 9th century. The Holmenkollbakken is a ski-jumping hill with panoramic views of the fjord. Luckily enough, Ryanair was the reason to travel to Oslo due to its cheap flights from Paphos to Oslo (Rygge). I travelled there with 2 friends of mine in February 2014 in order to visit Oslo, then Bergen and finally visit Stockholm. We choose to visit Norway in winter in order to experience something very different from what we have up to now. The Hotel in Oslo We landed in Oslo and stayed there for 2 nights at the Anker Hotel, probably one of the best [...]

Norway in a Nutshell Tour

2016-11-28T09:43:30+00:00 February 22nd, 2014|

One of the most amazing experiences I had in my life.  Norway in a nutshell. After visiting Oslo, the next stop while in Scandinavia was Bergen. On our way from Oslo to Bergen we purchased the Norway in a nutshell tour however we were unable to do this on the day we were travelling to Bergen since it was very windy and it was snowing therefore the train could not approach the Myrdal station. So we did the tour on our way back to Oslo. We booked our tickets via the official website a month before in order to enjoy Norway's magical fjords. So our trip begins from Bergen with a train to Voss. The scenery was magnificent since we were going through the fjords and it was snowy everywhere. We then reached Voss from where we got the bus to Gudvangen. Gudvangen and the Nærøyfjord fjord At Gudvangen village [...]