Christopher Rafie

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Ask Fodor’s: Money-Saving Tips for Oslo?

Our column this week features a question submitted by @AlperElci via Twitter:<p>Oslo is one of the most expensive cities in Europe, so it shouldn't be …

Unconventional Work Sanctuary: Modern “Backyard Cottage” in Oslo

Especially designed for a writer in Oslo, Noway, this backyard cottage is an unconventional modern work sanctuary. <b>Jarmund/Vigsnæs Arkitekter</b> built an …

Architecture

Where to Drink Coffee in Oslo, September 2015

This decade's trendiest coffee comes from Oslo, where dedicated roasters, world champion baristas, and other drink fanatics obsess over progressive brew methods, bean origins and minutia in presentation.<p>The coffee beans processed in Norway's capital showcase a particularly light Scandinavian roast …

Coffee

Oslo to Bergen: Europe's best train journey?

We're somewhere on the Hardangervidda plateau, on one of the world's highest stretches of railway tracks, and we appear to have stopped. I say that with no great certainty because we're in the middle of a white-out.<p>Having just left Norway's most elevated train station, the Oslo to Bergen train may …

European Travel

Hiking Guide To Lofoten's Most Scenic Beaches - Kvalvika, Horseid, And Bunes

LOFOTEN’S MOST SCENIC BEACHES<p>Horseid beach, Bunes beach, and Kvalvika beach are the three best beaches of the Lofoten Islands. In my previous …

You Should Visit Norway, If Only To Drive These Spectacular Roads

With beautiful ancient fortresses, stunning natural wonders and some of the happiest people around, Norway (aka the greatest place on Earth) is totally at the top of our must-see list this season. And while we can't wait to climb to Kjeragbolten and stay in a sleepy fishing town, the one thing …

Now that's a light show! Photographer captures spectacular Aurora Borealis in Norway after two years hunting for the perfect location

• <b>Norwegian photographer Tor-Ivar Naess became fascinated by the colour range of the Aurora Borealis</b>• <b><br>The 31-year-old from Nordreisa in Norway didn't</b> …

Why You Should Travel Norway – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

1<p><i>Norway is one of my favorite countries in the world because of its spectacular landscapes — here’s why you should travel Norway.</i><p>From stunning fjords …

European Travel

Exploring Norway's fjords

Scoured and gouged by glaciers, western Norway’s fjords are pincered by steep, rugged terrain where cliffs plunge down to barely populated shorelines and vertiginous waterfalls seem to drop from the clouds. The fjordscapes of western Norway are so utterly unique and so profoundly beautiful that …

European Travel

Geiranger is the Best Fjord in Norway

I had long heard tales about Geiranger and Geirangerfjord. I had heard of its beauty and amazing landscapes. It was said that it was the best of the …

Minimalist Glass Cabins Will Make You Crave Winter in Norway

Juvet Hotel<p>All photos courtesy of the Juvet Hotel<p>A local entrepreneur in Valldal, Norway just spent five years building nine glorious cabins in a nature reserve. Constructed with the help of villagers, the rooms in the <b>Juvet Hotel</b> are all slightly different, and were created without changing the …

Nightlife reports: a tour of Copenhagen's clubs and bars

Photograph: Jonas Kjergaard<p>Having a gas: Vibes Apotek.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/24/1429886256479/6c783c69-882c-4566-b603-5bd3a318acf3-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Jonas Kjergaard<p>Having a gas: Vibes …

10 Non-Touristy Things to do in Copenhagen (Part II)

This post is a sequel to my original post, 10 Non-Touristy Things to do in Copenhagen. Here are ten <i>more</i> non-touristy things to do. By the time you’re …

European Travel

10 of the best ways to enjoy Copenhagen … on a budget

Photograph: Flindt Pedersen Rasmus<p>Bror restaurant in the Latin Quarter.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/19/1434717275205/d02dc869-7b05-4305-96f0-7af83716f883-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Flindt Pedersen Rasmus<p>Bror restaurant in the Latin …

Copenhagen's Best Bars

Danish beer culture is world-famous and Copenhagen's best bars serve more than just Carlsberg and Turborg: The city has a wealth of microbreweries, …

8tallet: must see architecture in Copenhagen

You won't believe this, but on our first night in Copenhagen we happened to watch TV in our vacation rental, and saw a documentary of the best urban …

Long Weekend in Copenhagen

For the past few years, the Danish capital has been in the spotlight for its gastronomic scene, and though the attention is deserved, there's much …

Cycling Style Done the Copenhagen Way

Girls and Bikes: Copenhagen Street Style

Diego Zuko hits the charming streets in Denmark to show how the streamlined ladies of Copenhagen do it—bicycles often included.<p>Diego Zuko hits the charming streets in Denmark to show how the streamlined ladies of Copenhagen do it—bicycles often included.

European Athletics - Copenhagen offers a truly fast and unique half marathon

<b>A royal capital with almost nine centuries under its svelte belt, Copenhagen is equally well versed when it comes to inspiring museums and storybook</b> …

Track & Field

Copenhagen Travel Guide | Fodor's Travel

The Kingdom of Denmark is the geographical link between Scandinavia and Europe. Half-timber villages and tidy farms rub shoulders with towns and a …

The Insider’s Guide to Copenhagen’s Art Scene

LITFL Life in the FastLane

Among the Tarkovsky Fanatics at an Underground Retrospective in Berlin

Since 1985, a literally underground movie theater has hosted an annual summer retrospective of the legendary Soviet auteur's time-bending films.<p>For the past 30 years, an underground movie theater in Berlin has hosted an annual summer retrospective of all seven of the feature-length films of Soviet …

After 6 years of living in Berlin, these are the 31 things I've learned so far

“What are you going to do about a job”, she asked “You can’t even speak German”.<p>This was the repetitive, daily conversation I had with my mum about …

10 of the best ways to enjoy Berlin … on a budget

Photograph: Corbis<p>Hear the Berlin Philharmonic (here conducted by Simon Rattle) for free on Tuesday lunchtimes.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/13/1439469027059/cce6eb42-c60d-4ab3-b935-f3fb85ce7fc2-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Corbis<p>Hear the Berlin Philharmonic …

Museums

Watch Kyle Martino get boho in Berlin on his new Travel Channel series last night | SIDELINE

Kyle Martino is seriously winning this whole life-after-pro-soccer thing. It’s been about seven years since the former Columbus and LA player hung up …