Posts tagged "oslo"
The unmissable sculptures in Oslo's Frogner Park

The unmissable sculptures in Oslo’s Frogner Park

Planning a trip to Oslo? The sculptures at Frogner Park should be first on your list of must-sees. The evocative collection of giant bronze and granite figures is known as the Vigeland Sculpture Arrangement, or Vigeland Park, and they’re unlike anything else on the Scandinavian art scene! It all started in 1924, when Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland decided...
The less travelled roads of Oslo – a budget guide

The less travelled roads of Oslo – a budget guide

You don’t have to empty your pockets to enjoy a nice vacation in Oslo. Have a look at our budget guide to some of the trendiest parts of the Norwegian capital. Going on vacation to the second richest country in the world might sound like something reserved for people with their pockets full, interested in...
10 European Capital cities to explore in 2016

10 European Capital cities to explore in 2016

When you take a look at a list of Capital cities of Europe, you quickly realize that many of them are quite famous. Today we take a closer look at some of these capitals, showcasing what each has to offer travellers, as well as a few of the Park Inn hotels to make your visit...
5 absolute must-buys at Gardermoen Oslo Airport

5 absolute must-buys at Gardermoen Oslo Airport

Oslo’s outdoor cafes, famous sculpture park, and quirky festivals – church music and mediaeval culture anyone? – make it an essential stop on any traveller’s European itinerary. There’s just one problem: Oslo is (literally) the most expensive city in the world. Enter Gardermoen. You’ve printed your boarding pass, checked out of our Park Inn by Radisson Oslo Airport, and...
Quirky cultural traits to expect when in Norway

Quirky cultural traits to expect when in Norway

When travelling to Oslo, for business or pleasure, there are some idiosyncrasies that might catch your attention. In Norwegian, we call it ‘typisk Norsk’, which translates to ‘typically Norwegian’. Each nation has its own quirky traits and traditions. Norway is no different. This is one of the joys of travelling to a new destination. In...
Feeling Safe and Sound with Park Inn

Feeling Safe and Sound with Park Inn

When you have been working like a dog all year, beyond ensuring you haven’t forgotten your passport and haven’t lost your mobile phone, safety isn’t always at the forefront of your mind. You just want to pack your bags, escape and forget about any troubles. We completely understand. However, as a responsible hotelier the safety and...
How to live like a local in Oslo

How to live like a local in Oslo

Discover Oslo’s vibrant district of Grünerløkka and the best shopping and bars for different occasions with Kajsa Kristensen’s local guide to Oslo. Kajsa is proud resident and we asked here to share her top tips to discovering the best of the city. What better way is there to learn about a new destination than from...
Park Inn by Radisson and Radisson Blu Hotels wins Best International Hotel Chain

Park Inn by Radisson and Radisson Blu Hotels wins Best International Hotel Chain

Park Inn by Radisson and Radisson Blu Hotels wins Best International Hotel Chain – Grand Travel Award Norway for the 7th year in a row.  Park Inn by Radisson, a core brand of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, were recognized as the best international hotel chain in Norway, for the eighth year in a row. The award was...
#Innsider’s guide to Oslo

#Innsider’s guide to Oslo

With an enviable collection of important art on show in its world-class museums, Oslo is an excellent city for the culture lovers. There are also plenty of outdoor pursuits for the energetic; it happens to be the only European capital that can offer hiking, cycling, kayaking, sailing, ice skating and skiing, all within its city...
Rainy day Oslo

Rainy day Oslo

This time of year, Norway becomes a travel hotspot for keen adventurers eager for a glimpse of the Northern Lights. If you’re worried about the Scandinavian winter weather, we’ve got you covered. Today on the Park Inn blog, we’ve rounded up a few of our favourite rainy day activities in Oslo. There’s something a little...
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