Author Archives: Megan Starr

A Cozy Stay at Northern Lights Village Saariselkä (My Review)

My stay at Northern Lights Village Saariselkä (a review)

Saariselkä is one of Northern Finland’s most popular resort towns – it offers adventure, snowy landscapes (well, in winter), and the magical northern lights. This guide details and reviews my stay at Northern Lights Village Saariselkä, one of the most iconic glass igloo hotels in the area.  I will tell you why I booked a […]

24 Best Things to Do in Bergen, Norway (Local Tips + Map!)

Bryggen - one of the main landmarks in Bergen

Norway’s rainy, west coast capital is an incredible place. And it is mind-blowingly beautiful. This is a guide to the best things to do in Bergen, Norway – from culture to food to history (and more)! When I first moved to Norway, I struggled to adjust because of the rain in Bergen. I eventually moved […]

15 Dreamy Places to Visit in Finland This Winter (+ Map!)

Northern lights over Inari during winter

Are you interested in booking a trip to Finland in winter? While there are many places to visit in Finland in winter, you really need to plan ahead to see which destination fits you best! Most people think winter in Finland can only be experienced by visiting Lapland, but several other places in Finland are […]

An Unforgettable Stay at Aurora Village in Ivalo (My Review)

Summer at Aurora Village in Ivalo

Finland has plenty of northern lights accommodation, but, I have to be honest, not all are really that great for seeing the aurora. And while I stayed at Aurora Village in Ivalo, Finland in summer – I am 100% confident that this is one of the premier places in Finland to stay if you’re an […]

Camp Barentz in Svalbard: Is an Arctic Wilderness Evening Worth It?

An Arctic Wilderness Evening at Camp Barentz in Svalbard - My review

There are so many unique experiences in Svalbard and I have done nearly all of them at one point or another. While many are for adventurers, the Arctic Wilderness Evening at Camp Barentz in Svalbard is one that is for everyone! This post details my evening at Camp Barentz, how to book, and whether I […]