Norway

Anker Hostel in Oslo

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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

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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 The station was built by the Akershus transit authority Stor-…


Moss Airport, Rygge, Norway

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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 Rygge, 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) outside Moss and 60 kilometres (37…


Comparing the Economy of Nordic Countries: 2012 GDP and Per Capita Results

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The Nordic region, consisting of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, is known for its high standard of living and robust economies. In 2012, these countries combined had a total GDP of 1.603 trillion USD, which is a significant number compared to other regions such as the Baltic states or the Caucasus. When looking at the GDP of each country, Sweden had the highest with 525.7 billion USD, followed by Norway with 499.7 billion USD, Denmark with 314.2 billion USD, Finland with 250…