Norway is one of the Scandinavian countries in Europe. Oslo is the capital city of Norway. It definitely is a dream destination! Truly one of the most beautiful countries I have ever visited. The dreamy landscapes and the fjords are something to die for.


  • Capital city: Oslo.
  • Main language spoken: Norwegian.
    • Basic Greetings: God morgen (Good Morning), Takk (Thank you).
  • Currency: Norwegian krone.
    • Forex Exchange: Currency can be exchanged at any international airports.
  • Tourist visa: Visa is required to enter Norway (latest information can be found on Norway Immigration website).
  • Best time to visit: March to August (I visited in October).


  • Adapter required (power points): Europlug, which has two round prongs.
  • Driving licence: International unexpired valid driving licence is required.


9 days itinerary

As part of travels, I traveled to 3 cities – Stavanger, Tromso and the capital city Oslo. I have shared my 9 days itinerary below:

  • Days 1 & 2: Sydney to Norway
  • Day 3: Stavanger sightseeing
  • Day 4: Hike to the Pulpit Rock (definitely recommended)
  • Day 5: Tromso sightseeing
  • Day 6: Northern lights tour
  • Day 7: Northern lights tour
  • Days 8 & 9: Oslo sightseeing


Things to do

Photo Diary: Tromsø
Tromsø is a city in the north of Norway. It is considered as the northern most city in the World
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Pulpit Rock (Preikestolen)
Pulpit Rock is also known as Preikestolen or Prekestolen or Preacher’s Pulpit. It is a famous tourist attraction and hike
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Sverd i fjell (Swords in Rock)
What is Sverd i fjell? Sverd i fjell which means Swords in Rock in English is one of the must
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The dance of the Northern Lights
‘I am leaving for Iceland tomorrow’, I announced proudly to all my hotel mates seated at the TV room, while
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My travel diaries

The muddy path!
  Since I did not have anything else to do in Tromsø (as I had missed the cruise that would take
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