Oslo holidays

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Nordic walking: a pilgrims’ route from Oslo to Trondheim
This medieval pilgrim trail has a much lower profile than the Camino. And that’s a good thing for those who like to enjoy Norway’s beauty in solitude

Phoebe Smith

23, Mar, 2019 @11:00 AM

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An affordable winter sports break in Oslo, of all places
Despite its pricey reputation, Norway’s capital may be the world’s most accessible snow sports hub, with an Olympic bobsleigh run and cross-country skiing a short schuss from the centre

Kevin Rushby

09, Dec, 2018 @12:00 AM

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Hotdog heaven on the streets of Oslo
Oslo’s last remaining hotdog kiosk serves up boiled sausage with fiery mustard. It’s cheap, comforting and tastes explosively marvellous

David Atkinson

03, Dec, 2017 @12:30 PM

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Oslo's car ban sounded simple enough. Then the backlash began
When Oslo decided to be the first European city to ban cars from its centre, businesses protested. So the city did the next best thing: it banned parking

Athlyn Cathcart-Keays in Oslo

13, Jun, 2017 @6:30 AM

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Step aside Denmark. Norway takes world’s happiest nation crown
Knocking their Scandi neighbours off the top of the happiness index, Norwegians put their joyful outlook down to shared experiences, the great outdoors – and lots of country cabins

Gunnar Garfors

23, Mar, 2017 @1:40 PM

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The hunt for Norway's perfect Christmas tree
Each year, deep in a Norwegian wood, a tree destined for Trafalgar Square is carefully chosen and ceremoniously felled. Christian House shares the moment

Christian House

11, Dec, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Locals' guide to food, drink and hotels in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo and Reykjavik
Nordic cool comes at too high a price? Not always. We ask local experts to share tips for budget fun in Scandinavia’s capitals

Guardian writers

03, Jul, 2016 @6:00 AM

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Bern/hoft: forest, fjord and fantastic food at a restaurant just outside Oslo
The Norwegian musician finds Grefsenkollen restaurant out of this world, but also deliciously down to earth

Jarle Bernhoft

04, Oct, 2014 @6:00 AM

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Scandinavia playlist: where to go and what to listen to
From Oslo to Copenhagen and disco to dark metal, we list the best venues, bands and anthems in Scandinavia's coolest cities

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

19, Jul, 2014 @5:00 AM

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Art to see on your summer holidays

Off on your travels? Forget the Eiffel tower and the Parthenon and take in these sights instead. By Jason Farago

Jason Farago

17, Jul, 2014 @6:00 AM

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Travel tips: Oslo’s trendy new suburb Grünerløkka, and the week’s best deals | Joanne O’Connor
Edgy and urban, this once gritty corner of the Norwegian capital has been given a new lease of life. Plus, beach huts in Devon and cheap villas in Ibiza. By Joanne O’Connor

Joanne O'Connor

13, Jul, 2014 @5:00 AM

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Outkast confirmed for Øya festival 2014
Big Boi and Andre 3000 add date to their anniversary tour, joining Queens of the Stone Age and at the three-day event in Oslo

Guardian music

06, Mar, 2014 @10:10 AM

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