Oslo Review - Hotel, Food & Things To Do

Updated: Oct 9, 2020

Oslo the capital city of Norway is what this post is all about, where we stayed, where we ate and what we did, as well as getting to or from the airport. The currency of Norway is the Norwegian Krone NKK. Some of their coins have holes in the middle,traditionally this was to allow them to be carried around on a rope with a knot of either end and the tradition has stuck. Norway is part of the Schengen Area, which means that once your travel documents have been checked in a member country no further checks are carried out when travelling to other member countries, useful if you want to take in Copenhagen in Denmark as part of the same trip, this is easily achieved by taking the DFDS ferry between the two overnight.


Author and Food Travel Writer: Colin Tierney, blogtraveleat


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Comfort Hotel Xpress, Youngstorget


The hotel itself is about a five minute walk to Oslo city centre, it took us about 20 minutes to walk from the ferry terminal to the Hotel and it is about a 10 minute walk from the Central Train station, so it is ideally located far enough out of the city to be nice and quiet at night but not too far that you need to get public transport to get there. We arrived at around 10:30 to 11am which was earlier than we had planned, but we thought we would se