Oslo, Norway

Forget Teslas, Norway has electric cars from every automaker in the world.
Forget Teslas, Norway has electric cars from every automaker in the world.

You’ll see VW, Citroën, BMW, and every other major carmaker with electric models. In unrelated news, Norway has the highest low-speed traffic fatality rate in the world.

First time I saw a bathroom that's credit-card only, and EMV chip card enabled.
First time I saw a bathroom that’s credit-card only, and EMV chip card enabled.
In case it's not clear, they opened the doors when they saw me coming.
In case it’s not clear, they opened the doors when they saw me coming.
Norwegian pride is 50% that they're independent from Sweden now, and 50% the Fram ship here which apparently sailed to the Arctic without getting frostbite.
Norwegian pride is 50% that they’re independent from Sweden now, and 50% the Fram ship here which apparently sailed to the Arctic without getting frostbite.

Comically, the Swedes have an analogous museum of their Vasa ship, except that one literally “foundered only a few minutes after encountering a wind stronger than a breeze” on her maiden voyage (Wikipedia). Norway 1 Sweden 0 on this count.

The ugliest building in Norway, by far, is the US Embassy.
The ugliest building in Norway, by far, is the US Embassy.
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