Are you visiting our city? Here’s a list of things you ca do for free in Oslo. Oslo is the largest city in Norway and the country’s economic hub, with a true-to-its-roots leaning toward maritime trade and industries. But a ruffian Viking heritage and a number two spot among the world’s most expensive cities in…

Everyone I know who’s visited Oslo has told me it’s boring. Bjorn, my Olso guide, doesn’t agree. “But,” he concedes, “parts of Oslo are becoming ugly.” We’re standing on the roof of the Oslo Opera House, which only opened in 2008 but is already among the city’s most iconic structures. A practicing architect himself, Bjorn…