The University Botanical Garden, which is part of the Natural History Museum of the University of Oslo, is the oldest botanical garden in Norway. Founded in 1814, it has promoted awareness of plant diversity and has housed more than 5, 500 species coming from the Arctic to the Tropics. Aside from the greenhouses, there are … More NORWAY: The University of Oslo Botanical Garden – making the public aware of the importance of plant diversity since 1814
Kolsås is a great opportunity for nature-lovers to go on a medium-level hike near Oslo and other big cities in the Akershus region. I love the first, the second, and the third time I conquered the mountain and I highly recommend all visitors to go there, especially in summer! It starts with a very easy … More NORWAY: Kolsåstoppen – an amazing and satisfying hiking experience not far from the city!
Hello, ladies and gentlemen! It’s time for another travel entry inspired by Norway’s beautiful scenery. ☾ ☽ ☼ ☀ ☁ ☂❉❉✿ I can’t quite remember where I got this “Turguide til Øyene” (Tour guide to the islands) booklet. Perhaps in one of the Tourism kiosks or at the airport? Anyway, this wonderful booklet (in Norwegian) contains descriptions … More Oslofjord: A glimpse of Hovedøya
Woot! It’s been a month since I posted an entry here. I have lots of travel stories to share and to blog about, but life always gets in the way! But now that I’m taking a break from the languge school and just waiting for my next travel plan, I guess I have some time … More A long ‘spasertur’ in beautiful Bærum
Woot! Hej så! 😉 Here’s the continuation of my first visit in Oslo, the capital and largest city of Norway. Let’s go further down to the Oslo Havn or Oslo port where one can take a ferry boat to see more of the city from the waters. Thanks to my aunt for making the cruise possible. … More Oslo: The Tiger City (Part 2)
Woot! Hej så! 😉 Nåh.. I can’t believe I am done with the 3 seasons of the Netflix series, Lilyhammer. The series was set in the town of Lillehammer in Norway. It’s about a Mafia gang member who had chosen to retire in the cold, cold town. He changed his name, and operated a night … More Oslo: The Tiger City (Part 1)