I am not a fast food fan. But there is fastfood and fast food. And some food you reserve for fasting, and some places you go after a fast. What's behind a menu? Good food entrepreneurs who come out of a family cooking tradition and who love satsified customers. and no chain restaurants....For the average fast kebab eaters there are kebabs, and...more
Scandic Hotel is probably a decent hotel, I have not stayed there myself, but I've been there a few...more
Asker shares a taxi service with the neighbouring community Bærum, thus Asker & Bærum Taxi.Their service is excellent and they beat Oslo taxi both on service and price. If taking a taxi from the airport to Asker (or even Oslo), Asker & Bærum taxi is cheaper by about 20%. A taxi from the airport to Asker nevertheless comes to about NOK 900; about...more
Gardermoen Airport (Airport Code: OSL) is the main international airport of Norway. A hub airport for SAS Scandinavian Airlines, the airport also is serviced by 27 other airlines, from Aeroflot to Widerøe.To get to Oslo from Gardermoen Airport, you can use the train station co-located with the airport. You have the choice between the "Flytoget," a...more
Hans Gaarders veg 27, Gardermoen, 2060, Norway
Good for: Solo
The Norwegian Armed Forces Aircraft Collection is housed in a modern building southwest of Oslo Airport. The collection consists of more than 30 historic aircraft, and give a unique insight into Norwegian military aviation, with several rare aircraft from World War II. A complete collection of jet fighters which served with the Royal Norwegian...more
Jernbanevegen 8, Jessheim, Akershus, 1400, Norway
Good for: Couples
Gardermoen (OSL) airport is located 8 km away from jessheim. The airport has a capacity of 28 million passengers a year. 13,000 people work at the airport's more than 100 companies. The airport has two runways of 2,950 and 3,600 metres. And the ATC tower is 92 metres high.more
Norway is one of the largest petrol producing nations on earth, one would assume that petrol is relativley cheap. Think again - a litre of petrol set you back over US$ 3 or EUR 2.60 - take this in to consideration when planning a road trip, since fuel is almost double to other countries on earth!more
In front of Tregarden Julehus is a triangular traffic sign. It looks like the universal symbol to yield - white with a red border - but this sign has the silhouette of a somewhat rotund gent packing a rather large bag.Tregarden Julehus translates to “wooden Christmas house”, and the yield sign is a courtesy to the Nisse, Norway’s Santa Claus....more
This might be the only reason for many people to visit Lillestrøm. The Norway Trade Fairs moved from Sjølyst, Oslo, to Lillestrøm in 2004. A lot of different exhibitions are held here the whole year. It is very centrally located. With expresstrain it only takes 9 minutes to the airport, and 10 minutes to Oslo. The trainstation is located about 2...more
This is most probably the only thing you will see of Lillestrøm...The train from the airport to Oslo pass by Lillestrøm trainstation. If you take the expresstrain be sure not to blink, or you will miss the whole place... ;)Expresstrain from Lillestrøm to the airport takes about 9 minutes, and from Lillestrøm to Oslo about 10 minutes. If you want to...more
A great activity for children is to go crab fishing at Kalvøya. Norwegian children just love it!You attach an open mussel to a string, and start fishing. You'll find the mussels all around the cliffs a little bit under the water. You can collect the crabs in a bucket and throw them out in the sea afterwards. There is no harm done to the crabs and...more
Arena Bekkestua is a large Skateboard hall next to the Nadderud football Stadium(Stabekk home field.) Arena Bekkestua contains both indoor and outdoor options and has a skate shop and a cafe with Pizza and Indian food. Entrance fee for skaters is 50nok for one day.
Ski is in zone 2 so a single train ticket costs NOK 50 to Oslo. So I bought myself a season ticket for NOK 1.100 which lasted for a month and gave me unlimited access to all the public transport in zone 1 and zone 2. And that paid off. Later on I bought a week´s pass to Oslo for NOK 400.There is also a bus station next to the train station which...more
There are 2 churches in Ski - one right outside of the center of town, which is a mediaeval church, believed to be from 1160. Back then the congregation stood during the service, the men on the south-side and the woman on the norht-side. The church has been through so many reparations and renovations and the baptism font is the only artefact...more
On May 17th 1814, the Norwegian Constitution was signed in Eidsvoll. The building that housed the first parliament is preserved in all it´s grander.
Among majestic old trees, you may walk through a piece of Norwegian history, and even stroll by Eidsvoll Church, and the residence where the Norwegian national poet, Henrik Wergeland, grew up.
The national day is a celebration of the Constitution. Eidsvoll Manor at Eidsvoll is the place where the Norwegian Constitution was worked out and signed on the 17th of May 1814.
The Eidsvoll Manor is therefor very imortant for the Norwegian history, and it is one of the most famous and wellknown buildings in Norway; exciting due of course to the historical events in 1814 but also because its significant architecture.
.These busses represent the center of Cato, a rehab center founded by Cato Zahl Pedersen in the late 1990's. The founder himself lost one and a half arm in an accident when he was 14 and he was the first handicapped person to reach the South Pole. The center is based on his beliefs and is quite different from other rehab centers in Norway.more