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Archive for March, 2010

Hilton comes to Oslo Posted by on Mar 6, 2010

The hotel giant Hilton is in the process of building a hotel in downtown Oslo tvers overfor (right across from) The Grand Hotel; it will be a Doubletree Hotel, just like the other 10 Hilton hotels in Europe.  With 500 hotels verden rundt (world wide/around the world), Oslo will be the first city in Skandinavia, much less Norway, to be…

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a-ha is ‘’Ending on a High Note’’-the title of their upcoming tour. Posted by on Mar 5, 2010

Did you know that the famous “synthpop/rock” band is Norwegian?  I didn’t know this for a long time.  a-ha is Norway’s best selling musical artist ever and they are going on a special tour in August and September around Norway before they go on to perform their last konserter (concerts) at Oslo Spektrum in December-unfortunately these are…

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The elderly wave doesn’t hit Oslo Posted by on Mar 4, 2010

”Eldrebølgen treffer ikke Oslo.”  Oslo seems to be becoming more and more popular among younger people in Norway.  The proportion of older people to younger used to be much greater than it is today.  More young people are choosing to remain in Oslo after graduating from university, for example.  Two women, Anne Cecilie Isaksen and…

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