Author Archives: Megan Starr

30 Things to Know Before You Visit Svalbard (in 2024!)

Svalbard travel tips - what to know before visiting Svalbard

Are you planning to visit Svalbard one of these days? There is so much mystery around Spitsbergen and the Norwegian Arctic destination. These Svalbard travel tips will help you out! So, where exactly is Svalbard? It’s so funny to see Svalbard becoming a popular travel destination because I have known about it for many years, and […]

Svalbard Museum in Longyearbyen: How to Visit + Tips (2024)

Wandering through the Svalbard Museum

Are you looking to visit the Svalbard Museum on your trip to Longyearbyen? This guide covers what to expect, the most famous exhibits, and everything to know before visiting the Svalbard Museum. Did I miss anything you’d like to know before planning a visit to the Svalbard Museum? Let me know in the comments. Thanks! […]

Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel: How to Visit Alta’s Ice Hotel (2024)

Sorrisniva Ice Bar

After visiting the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel, I have officially visited every ice hotel in Scandinavia. So, how does this ice hotel in Norway measure up? Below, I share my thoughts on visiting the Sorrisniva Ice Hotel, including a bit of its history, what to expect, and how to book a trip (or a stay!) there. […]

4 Best Hotels in Kirkenes, Norway (Where to Stay in 2024)

Best hotels in Kirkenes, Norway (Snowhotel Kirkenes)

Are you looking for the best hotels in Kirkenes, Norway? This guide has you covered! Keep reading to discover the top Kirkenes accommodation options, from unique places to stay to affordable options in the city center. Kirkenes looks far removed on the map, but it is a pretty popular stop on the Hurtigruten as it […]

9 Best Hotels in Bergen, Norway (Where to Stay in 2024)

Bergen Børs is one of the best hotels in Bergen, Norway

Bergen is one of the most-visited (and beloved) cities in Norway, and it is situated in such an idyllic location, with sea and fjord views for days. With most of the attractions in Bergen located within walking distance from one another, the Norwegian city is an easy choice for a weekend break (or even a […]

How to Get from Tromso Airport to the City (2024 Guide!)

Tromso airport to city center options-2

If you’re exploring options for getting from Tromso Airport to the city when planning your Northern Norway trip, this guide is definitely for you! It will list five easy options (and detail which one is the most affordable!). I hope that you find the option that fits your budget and the people you’re traveling with […]