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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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A-ha musician helps transform Fornebu

PHOTO FEATURE: Fornebu, the former site of Oslo's main airport just west of the city, has been undergoing a major transformation since the airport...

New hidden posts wait to be found

The hills and forests around Oslo are now sporting 50 new posts of interest, waiting to be found by eager skiers and hikers. Hundreds...

High season at the Oslo Cathedral

It's high season at the newly refurbished Oslo Cathedral (Oslo Domkirke) with concerts and special events highlighting the weeks leading up to traditional church...

Grabbing a fall fling on the fjord

EXCURSIONS: The sun is sinking visibly lower in the sky all over Norway, but while it's still shining over the Oslo Fjord, it's possible...

Huck Finn’s spirit alive in ‘marka’

EXCURSIONS: Norway's forests and streams are long from the Mississippi, but nonetheless can offer the casual hiker a chance to be like Huckleberry Finn...

Island-hopping in the Oslo Fjord

EXCURSIONS: Even though Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) recently declared that another summer is over, the weather can still be nice, at least in the inner...

Waterfront walk to a royal retreat

EXCURSIONS: Anyone passing through Oslo has likely seen the fairy-tale-like castle perched on the slopes of the Bygdøy peninsula, just across the water from...

A touch of the tropics near Oslo

EXCURSIONS: Yes, it really can get warm in Norway during the summer and we found a lush, scenic gorge complete with waterfalls less than...

Ski jump opens, closes, opens…

Oslo's new national monument, the re-built Holmenkollen Ski Jump, was supposed to start welcoming paying visitors over the weekend after finally opening to the...

Midsummer in magical ‘marka’

EXCURSIONS: Wednesday was Norway's version of Midsummer Eve, known as Sankthansaften, and the weather was pretty close to perfect for the traditional boat rides...

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