Posts Tagged ‘ Oslo ’

What’s new in Oslo?

Apr 12th, 2017 | By
Munch's The Screaam

Anna Maria Espsäter looks at the changing culinary, cultural and architectural landscape of Norwegian capital, Oslo.



UK hotel prices drop

Jan 27th, 2017 | By

Are hotel guests becoming more savvy and refusing to pay some of the more outlandish prices by staying outside the main cities? Or were hoteliers just too greedy last year and read the market need for hotel rooms wrongly?



In the pilgrims’ footsteps part II.

Oct 9th, 2016 | By
Ottestadstein pilgrims way with a walker

Anna Maria Espsäter continues her exploration of the scenic Hamar region, Norway, following a stretch of the old pilgrim’s route* in this, the second part of her two-part feature.



In the pilgrims’ footsteps part I

Oct 6th, 2016 | By
the paddle steamer, Skibladner

Anna Maria Espsäter explores the scenic Hamar region, Norway, following a stretch of the old pilgrim’s route* in this 2-part feature.



A glimpse of Oslo in summer

Jul 26th, 2016 | By

The Norwegian capital, Oslo, is lovely any time of year but in summer it’s at its loveliest. Anna Maria Espsäter explores the best places to enjoy Oslo this season.



Venturing out of Oslo

Apr 12th, 2015 | By

Anna Maria Espsäter explores the Oslo region with its many options for natural and cultural activities.



Where the experts’ holiday: Richard Harpham, kayaker and adventurer

Feb 21st, 2014 | By

Richard Harpham – one half of the leadership of the Big 5 Kayak Challenge, a small team taking on five distinct and unique expeditions, paddling some of the most challenging water on the planet – talks travel



Oslo – a good old Munch and much more

Aug 8th, 2013 | By

Anna Maria Espsäter urges you to visit Oslo. The city is currently celebrating renowned Norwegian painter Edvard Munch’s 150th anniversary, with multiple exhibitions and events, adding to the city’s many permanent attractions.



Avoid taking a taxi from Tokyo airport to city centre

Apr 24th, 2013 | By

For the millions of Britons heading off this summer to holiday destinations around the world, or for those who go on regular weekend breaks to mainland Europe, taking a taxi from the airport to a city centre hotel is usually the most convenient and fastest way to travel



Where in the world is Värmland (and why go there?)

Jan 21st, 2013 | By

The county of Värmland in western Sweden, situated only two hours from Oslo airport in Norway, is surprisingly easily reached from the UK, yet still this scenic part of the world remains little known to the British public, says Anna Maria Epsater



Visit York keeps visitors ‘wrapped up’ this New Year

Jan 3rd, 2013 | By

Bars and restaurants keep patrons cosy with branded blankets throughout the New Year sales



York keeps visitors wrapped up this winter

Nov 22nd, 2012 | By

Bars and restaurants in York are aiming to keep patrons cosy with branded blankets in bid to promote late night shopping evenings



Opera houses with impact

Sep 27th, 2011 | By

Acoustic perfection is the resounding star in these temples of high art, but it wouldn’t sound as sweet without the accompanying history and/or visual appeal