I’m so incredibly late with this – but here are some pictures from my May 17 celebration in Oslo: I didn’t discover until way too late that you had to have tickets (free tickets, but still you had to apply to get them) to stand in the area just in front of the palace. That’s… Continue reading Pictures from May 17 in Oslo
In my journey to explore Oslo – the time has come to the National Gallery. Oddly enough,as I was walking through the rooms, I was very much reminded of the National Gallery in London. The strong colours of the walls, the placement of the sitting benches in the middle of the room, the ceilings –… Continue reading National gallery
Last weekend I hung out at WordCamp Norway. Something I would not have done if I wasn’t in Oslo this year. So much fun!
On Saturday, when the majority of people on the Frognerseteren metro-line were heading up to ski, I was heading up for the Ski Museum. If I had been a bit smarter about this – I would have realized that the Ski Museum is really a better place to visit if a) you have your own… Continue reading The Ski Museum
The next step in my Oslo exploration was a trip to the Munch museum. I walked down to it in the snow. Considering that I came in from the chill, the museum felt overly warm. Probably better to visit when the temperatures are better outside. The collection at the Munch museum is actually more extensive… Continue reading Munch museum
I moved to Oslo last week. It’s a temporary move, six months. Unlike when I lived in Copenhagen, I am going to be a tourist here as well as living here. Which means, try to get in a museum or something fun or cultural (or both) every week. My first week was a trip to… Continue reading Vigelandsparken