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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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9 Top Tips for Visiting Vienna

1. Stay in the Innere Stadt Area This speaks for itself. If you stay in the Innere Stadt (Inner City) you will be able to walk to pretty much all the attractions! I always think by walking, you see way more. The land is essentially flat so there’s no hills to worry about. Even if you don’t want to walk, the area is well serviced…

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It’s all Happening at the Hofburg

The Hofburg is one of the largest buildings I have ever seen! It was once the Winter Palace of the Austrian Imperial Family. Now, it holds everything from several museums, two libraries, a chapel, a treasury, the official residence and offices of the Austrian President and a is a temporary home for the Austrian Parliament while the Parliament Building is being refurbished. The best thing…

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The Spectacular Schonbrunn Palace

The Schonbrunn Palace (Schloss Schonbrunn) was once the Summer Palace of the Austrian Imperial Family. The Habsburgs ruled over the Austrian Empire for about eight centuries until the abolition of the Imperial Family on 11th November 1918. The Schonbrunn has almost 1500 rooms and the State Rooms, along with so much more, are open to visitors. Beware though, some sections, such as the Orangery, are…

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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!