Handsome blue eyed, blond haired Nordics are not the only ones you will find in this beautiful city. Immigrants form a quarter of its population. Nordics have been much appreciated as hardy explorers. The city has been enriched with ethnic markets and cafes. The Community is a socially progressive constitutional monarchy, and its people are devoted to its royal family. Beverly Beyette visited and gave us a lot of tips. This is of course one of the worlds most expensive cities. So it would be a smart move to get an Oslo Pass, which helps you save money on museums and sightseeing tours. Art & Culture Dens: Vigeland Park- An 80-acre, in-city oasis with an outdoor museum of 192 granite and bronze sculptures by countryman Gustav Vigeland Munch Museum- With great works of artist Edvard Munch City Hall-Setting fore Peace Prize ceremony on Dec. 10. Villa Grande,Kon-Tiki Museum on Bygdoy, Viking Ship Museum, Fram Museum, open-air Norwegian Museum of Cultural History. Venues for Outdoor Lovers: Oslo is Situated at the head of Oslo Fiord and has a lot of space and green area. Holmenkollen ski jump- Popular 200-foot jump tower with a fantastic view.Also worth visiting is the adjacent Holmenkollen Ski Museum. Food: For inexpensive stuff visit ethnic cafes (54 Indian restaurants) or try the street vendors. Weather: The city is wet and relatively warm because of its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf Stream. Be sure to have your raincoat or umbrella at hand. After oil was discovered in this beautiful country the population has become much wealthier. Well if you want to visit plan ahead of the Christmas rush.