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Time Travel to a Viking Town!

Ever fancied doing a Marty McFly and Doc Brown? Can’t get your hands on a time-travelling DeLorean? Don’t worry, I have it sorted for you! Well, once you want to visit a Norwegian Viking village. The place I’m talking about is Njardarheimr Viking Village in Gundvangen, overlooking the Naeroyfjord, a UNESCO listed site deep in the southern Norwegian fjords. When I visited Gundvangen, I only…

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Beautiful Bergen

Bergen is a city in Southern Norway, on its West coast. It’s often referred to as the gateway to the fjords. This is most definitely true! It’s an ideal place to go if you’re looking to explore Norway’s fjords. It’s also a great place to visit in it’s own right! Want to know more? Come on, let’s take a tour! Before I start, I didn’t…

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Kayaking in the Norwegian Fjords

Where do you think of when you think of fjords? Most people will think immediately of Norway, and rightly so! After all, the word fjord is a Norwegian one. There are almost too many fjords in Norway to count and as many fjord tours of varying shapes and sizes. The larger boats may allow you to see more of a given fjord, but, in my…

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My Favourite Museums in Oslo

There are a multitude of museums to choose from in Oslo. They pretty much all have everything explained in both Norwegian and English. In some cases, they have other languages too, mostly German if this is the case. Here are my three favourites from my visit to Oslo. They are all distinctly Norwegian too! The Norwegian Folk Museum The Norwegian Folk Museum covers a pretty…

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9 Top Tips for Visiting Oslo

Oslo is a wonderful spot to visit if you’re looking for a relaxing city break slightly off the beaten track. It’s quite compact, infinitely walkable and unendingly interesting! Here are my 9 top tips for staying in Oslo. 1. Stay in a Hotel Close to Oslo Central Station As I’ve already said, Oslo is exceptionally walkable. If you stay near Oslo Central Station (Oslo S),…

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Opera… in Oslo?

As you may be aware, Oslo is home to a famous Opera House. It’s design has been applauded world wide as an exemplary piece of contemporary architecture. It was designed to resemble a glacier and an iceberg. It’s made of white marble and granite. The interior is predominantly oak which gives it a wonderfully warm and intimate feeling. The auditorium looks remarkably like that of…

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Hello! I’m Dylan! I’m a Pharmacist by day and an actor by night! Sort of like Batman! I’m told I have Notions (this is an Irish way of saying I’m a little bit posh)! So naturally I try to experience the more fancy aspects of travel without spending a fortune in the process! Come on! Let’s go on tour!