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Monthly Archives: January, 2012

Top 10 tips for travelling Stockholm, Sweden

Known for its world-class designers, elegant city-scape and natural summer beauty, Stockholm is a city of high-density living that offers plenty of urban cultural delights. After four full days of … Continue reading

January 30, 2012 · 171 Comments

Wide angle: Exploring Oslo, Norway in winter

Norway’s capital, Oslo, is a city with understated appeal. Organised, clean and winter-quiet on first impression, Oslo’s small city centre offers a relaxed atmosphere and a humble blend of historic, … Continue reading

January 24, 2012 · 11 Comments

Norway in a nutshell: the delights of Norwegian trains, fjords & Bergen

The train bound for Bergen offers a picturesque glimpse at Norway’s natural delights. Frozen lakes wedged between icy peaks; ragged pine-lined gorges plunging to black-ribbon creeks; leafless trees like skeletons … Continue reading

January 17, 2012 · 11 Comments

Hunting the Northern Lights in Tromsø, Norway

Flying to Tromsø, Norway for barely two days in search of the Aurora Borealis (a.k.a Northern Lights) was brazenly optimistic at best. Although the phenomena is commonly seen from this … Continue reading

January 14, 2012 · 20 Comments

Playing in a winter wonderland: Kleivstua, Norway

I could hardly believe my eyes as the bus pulled into Kleivstua Hotell to reveal pine trees dusted in white, branches with icy fingers and a blanket of fresh snow … Continue reading

January 11, 2012 · 6 Comments

In focus: Vigeland Park in Frognerparken, Oslo, Norway

If I had to pick one attraction  to recommend in Oslo, it would be Vigeland Park in Frognerparken. Only minutes by trik (tram) from the centre of Oslo, this unique … Continue reading

January 6, 2012 · 28 Comments

Farewell Brisbane, hello Singapore–Dubai–Frankfurt–Oslo

As I sit looking across the night-lit Oslo fjord thinking of the past few days, I am astounded at how far I’ve come. My senses are hazy after more than … Continue reading

January 3, 2012 · 7 Comments

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