Tagged: Oslo

Forest scene

Oslo’s Nordmarka: My Backyard

When was the last time you explored your own backyard? This particular Sunday in August was arguably the last one of the summer, or so they claimed. I therefore eagerly strapped on my hiking...

Oslo ferry

When Family Comes to Town

I’ve always said, “If you think I’m funny, you should really meet my family.” This includes my cousins in Tau, Western Norway. I’ve known them since 1994, and loved them ever since. I try...

Aker Brygge

Five Hidden Gems of Oslo

By Leah Plotz Oslo is very much a friluftsliv city, much of which can be explored no matter what the season. There are a few places in Oslo that you won’t find in guidebooks,...