Norway

Anker Hostel in Oslo

Think hostels are cheap? Think twice. Anker hostel officially is the most expensive hostel I have stayed so far, and there is no surprise about that. Located in Oslo, one of the most expensive cities in the World (yes, I know one of the best salaries as well), you should expect to pay about USD 100 for a hotel and remember - linens are not included. You can get linen for additional about USD 10 price. We were returning from Malaga to Riga, through Oslo, and had to spend one night in Norway....

Oslo Bus Terminal

Oslo Bus Terminal was our second stop from our first time short trip to Norway,we arrived here from Moss Airport, Rygge, in June, 2016 and left back from the same terminal to airport in the next morning. Oslo Bus Terminal  is the main bus station serving Oslo, Norway. Owned by Vaterland AS it is located beside Oslo Central Station and serves local buses to Akershus as well as domestic and international coaches. Oslo Bus Terminal...

Moss Airport, Rygge, Norway

Moss airport Rygge officially marks my first entry point to Norway in Summer 2016. Unfortunately, or for good,  Rygge airport has been shut down to all civilian traffic on November 1, 2016. We arrived here from Malaga by Ryanair cheap flight and stayed overnight in Oslo, to return back and have a flight to Riga next morning. Moss Airport, Rygge  was an international airport serving Moss, Oslo and Eastern Norway. It is located in ...

Mørland & Debrah Scarlett To Represent Norway At Eurovision 2015

I'm continuing to follow up national selection for Eurovision 2015 song contest to be held in Vienna, Austria this May.By now I have listed contestants and their songs under tag Eurovision. Now it's turn to add a new contestant - Mørland & Debrah Scarlett To Represent Norway At Eurovision 2015. Read: Mørland & Debrah Scarlett take the Norwegian flag to Vienna! We can always rely on broadcaster NRK to put on a spectacular show and tonight was no exception. The...

Nordic countries GDP 2012

In one of my previous posts, I compared Baltic states to Caucasus by GDP in 2012. Now it's time to see - what's the economy of Nordic countries?GDP in Nordic countries 2012Denmark 314.2 billion USD Finland 250 billion USD Iceland 13.66 billion USD Norway 499.7 billion USD Sweden 525.7 billion USD As we can see from data provided above, the most richest country in Nordics is Sweden. But lets look now, where GDP are higher per capitaGDP per capita 2012 Nordic countriesDenmark 56.210 Finland 46....