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      First time in Oslo - what area to stay in

      Oslo Nov 11, 2016 at 1:10 PM

      Hi. I am planning a one week trip to Oslo and would like your help in choosing an area to stay in. I plan to rent an apartment. I would like for it to be near good transportation and/or to be within walking distance of major tourist destinations/attractions such as museums, historical sites, interesting neighborhoods, architecture, that kind of thing. It appears there is lots to see and do so I am assuming I can keep busy for a week - is this correct?

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    • should i rent a car in tromso?

      Tromsø Dec 1, 2016 at 4:07 PM

      i am going to travel in december with my girl friend, which mean only two of us. So, should i rent a car or taking buses? if i rented a car, i can stay more far away from city centre of tromso, but would it be expensive for two person to rent a car?

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      Day Trip to Jostedalsbreen Glacier

      Sogn og Fjordane Dec 2, 2016 at 12:17 PM

      I am keen to go to Jostedalsbreen Glacier, or another glacier if there is a better option in the same region of Norway.

      On Jostedalsbreen Glacier it seems there are a few choices of places to go to, such as Briksdalsbreen and Nigardsbreen, and there are also different options such as just look or do a guided walk.

      I found a bus which goes from Stryn, Loen and Olden to the Briksdalsbreen Glacier, so I can do a day trip this way.

      visitnorway.com/listings/gla...

      This means I can get to the bottom of a glacier, and I have 2 1/2 hours to walk around, and it is a very reasonable price.

      But what are my other options?

      Are there any other accessible glaciers in the region which I should consider?
      How much would a guided walk cost, where would I have to go to do the walk, and who offers these walks?

      I won't have a car, so I am limited by where buses or tours go to.

      Any guidance on this would be very much appreciated.

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    • Miniature train?

      by loum140 Online Now Jun 16, 2015 at 6:38 AM

      My memory is unclear from our last visit. Is there a miniature train from the pier to the center of town?

      3 Answers Jun 16, 2015 at 8:57 AM
    • Buses from Kristianand and Mandal

      by AlanCSmart Online Now May 3, 2014 at 8:11 PM

      Is there a bus from Kristiansand airport to Mandal?

      3 Answers May 4, 2014 at 12:14 AM
    • bus and fare from Oslo airport to Kristiansian

      by walleysr Online Now Mar 31, 2014 at 6:17 PM

      We will need a bus from the Oslo airport to Kristiansian in July. Can we buy a ticket when we arrive at the airport (12:30PM) and what will it cost?

      3 Answers Apr 1, 2014 at 12:31 AM
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      Kristiansand, what to do?

      by swdke Online Now Jul 24, 2013 at 10:20 AM

      Will be arriving for a day on 8 September via cruise ship. Looking for suggestions on how to spend the day. Thanks.

      6 Answers Aug 1, 2013 at 5:55 AM
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      Reservation?

      by juliakp25 Online Now May 18, 2013 at 10:20 PM

      Can someone please tell me if I need a reservation for the train from Stavanger to Kristiansand next July? I will be traveling with a railpass. Thank you!

      4 Answers May 20, 2013 at 9:19 PM
    • Furulia

      by rcostantantine Online Now Jan 25, 2013 at 1:19 AM

      what are the ways to reach Furulia from Kristiansand Airport ?
      Cost per each way is required as well .
      Thanks

      1 Answer Jan 28, 2013 at 11:59 AM
    • Visit to Kristiansand in August

      by soosj Online Now Jun 16, 2010 at 11:02 AM

      I will be in Kristiansand area this summer (for a wedding in Vennesla) How effective are taxis for getting around?

      1 Answer Jun 16, 2010 at 12:27 PM
    • age

      by tan_ Online Now Apr 15, 2010 at 3:07 AM

      what is the age law for this place?

      6 Answers Apr 16, 2010 at 1:24 PM
    • Bus route from Oslo torp to Kristiansand

      by NMatt23 Online Now Apr 8, 2008 at 5:58 AM

      Hi,
      My Dad will be landing in Oslo torp to visit us here in Kristiansand. I have seen that there is a bus from Fokserød which seems relatively close to the Torp airport. Does anybody know where I can find a bus schedule for this service....in English?
      Many thanks!!

      2 Answers Apr 14, 2008 at 3:18 AM
    • water temperature

      by hilong Online Now Dec 1, 2006 at 12:18 PM

      Hi,

      Can anyone tell me what the ocean temp. is like on the beaches in southern norway in the summer?

      Thanks,
      Hi

      2 Answers Dec 11, 2006 at 4:13 PM
    • How to travel Frankert to Kristiansand?

      by galaputh Online Now Sep 7, 2005 at 7:47 PM

      I and my husband with 13,14 kids will fly from Singapore to celebrate
      christmas time in Frankurt. Then we will go to visit my friend in Kristiansand. Please advise the transportation with reasonable price to arrive there.
      With many thanks,

      5 Answers Oct 26, 2005 at 12:51 PM
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      neighborhoods/schools in Kristiansand

      by geigen Online Now Apr 22, 2005 at 8:54 AM

      Hello,

      We are moving to Kristiansand for ten months and my 8 year old son will attend school. I have read that there have been tensions between immigrants and Norwegians in Kristiansand. My husbands employer has suggested that my son attend a Mottakskolen for immigrant children in Kristiansand. The kid is a blond American. Would he be accepted at such a school? Would he not be accepted at an ordinary Norwegians school (he does not speak Norwegian)? Are there any neighborhood or schools we should avoid?

      Any help would be appreciated!

      Thank you,
      Geigen

      9 Answers Jul 13, 2006 at 2:43 PM
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      Jellyfish in the harbour

      by Synch_X Online Now Sep 20, 2003 at 8:58 AM

      I was in Kristiansand about a week ago and when I looked over the side of the ship I was on I could see lots of jellyfish swimming about. Is this a common problem in the sea around that area?

      3 Answers Feb 6, 2005 at 8:25 PM