By Summer Brons
Oslo
Norway
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Doubling as the capital and largest city in Norway, Oslo is a popular travel destination for tourists from around the world. Rich in history, culture, and offering a wide variety of things to see and do, Oslo is one of Europe's greatest vacation spots. EscapeWizard.com would love to assist you in planning your travels!     

Servicing millions of passengers each year, Oslo International Airport (OSL) stays busy, but extremely efficient. The airport has been named Europe's most punctual airport four times by the Association of European Airlines. Book your flight to Oslo through EscapeWizard.com by clicking (www.escapewizard.com/flight.php) to take advantage of our competitive airfare rates. Additionally, let us help you with your lodging accommodations by directing your browser to (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl) and selected your preferred hotel.    

Once you've landed what to do? There are plenty of options, but EscapeWizard.com knows that experiencing Oslo wouldn't be complete without a visit to some of the city's renowned museums. Begin with a tour of the massive National Museum, showcasing exhibits of contemporary art, decorative art and architecture. Be sure to wander through the Munch Museum, to see the infamous Scream painting and other work done by Edvard Munch, who donated his pieces to the city upon his death. History buffs are sure to consider the outdoor museum a must-see, with its 155 authentic old buildings from all around the country. Next, vacationers can learn more about Oslo's own history and important people at the Oslo City Museum. Finally, the Vigeland Sculpture Park offers a wide array of sculptures of mostly dating from the 1940s.

If shopping is your thing, EscapeWizard.com assures you that you'll have plenty of fantastic options for retail therapy here in Oslo. From major department stores to locally-owned boutiques, Oslo is the perfect place to revamp your wardrobe or simply find the perfect souvenir. Karl Johans Gate, Byporten, Glassmagasinet, Steen & Strom and Grensen are just a few of the shopping centers in the area. The streets of Bogstadveien and Hegdehaugsveien are also packed with great stores and deal-seeking shoppers.     

Prefer to play outside instead of shop? Oslo is also a great place to do just that. Hiking, biking, kayaking, golfing, skiing; you name it, you can probably enjoy it in Oslo. Even better, the local cuisine is the perfect way to refuel after an action-packed day. EscapeWizard.com knows that trying new flavors is one of the best parts of traveling, and Norway promises to satisfy. Oslo has many top-quality restaurants with world class chefs waiting to serve up authentic rustic-style food. Fish, seafood, and game meats such as moose and reindeer are quite popular here. Enjoy a hearty meal and then cap off your day by taking part in Oslo's vibrant nightlife. With a host of nightclubs and bars throughout the city, you can unwind long after the sun goes down.    

For a truly unique vacation experience, consider Oslo as your next European destination. Book your Norwegian travels through EscapeWizard.com and learn how this old-world city embraces modern day culture to create a memorable, exciting adventure!
Hotels in Oslo
By Rose Overbey
Hotel Christiania Teater
Stortingsgate 16, Oslo, Norway
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The Hotel Christiania Teater (formally the Doubletree by Hilton Oslo City Center hotel) is a perfect place to stay for the guest looking to enjoy elegance, great service and convenience all in one place. It is located in a historic building, built in 1918. It was once the home of Scandinavian playhouses. The lobby is still shared by Oslo’s Christiana Theatre, and guests will enjoy the historic vibe of the hotel with the combination of modern amenities it offers visitors.

The location of the hotel is ideal for any visitor to Oslo. It is located close to local transportation stations, including buses, tram and the subway. The National Theatre train station, is only a 5 minute walk from the hotel.

The hotel is home to the Tre Galli Ristorante, where guests can enjoy  a meal any time of day. At breakfast, guests will be pleased to discover a breakfast buffet, with a variety of options – including an eggs cooked-to-order station. Eating at the restaurant is enjoyable, as it overlooks the Spikersuppa promenade – a beautiful tree-lined street.  There is also a lobby bar for guests to grab a drink and unwind after a long day.

Guests have an option of two room choices – the basic room, or a deluxe guest room. Both feature Sweet Dreams beds and LCD TVs. Each bathroom offers heating flooring for your convenience. High-speed internet access is available in both rooms as well, at no extra cost. There are also desks in each room. The basic room features a standard or queen size bed, while the deluxe room gives guests a chance to sprawl out in a king size bed.

Onsite at the hotel is a currency exchange, if you’re traveling between countries. The hotel also has a multi lingual staff. There is baggage storage and luggage hold available for guests who need it. A concierge desk is happy and willing to help guests with their travel and plans within the city.

Guests will enjoy staying at Hotel Christiania Teater. The historic feel of the hotel blends smoothly with the hotel’s more modern aspects. It is a great home base for any traveler to Oslo. It is located in a prime spot for exploring the city and enjoying the area. The waterfront is only a short stroll away. Like any Hotel Christiania Teater, the staff aims to please the guest in Oslo, and will welcome visitors with a chocolate chip cookie upon arrival. EscapeWizard.com highly recommends booking your hotel room at the Hotel Christiania Teater. You can do so by following this link (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).