Category Archives: Scandinavia and the Nordics

Fun Things to do in Aarhus, Denmark’s Energetic Second City

things to do in aarhus denmark

Aarhus, Denmark is known for its position as Denmark’s vibrant second city. This is a guide of fun (and historical!) things to do in Aarhus.  If you have any suggestions for what to do in Aarhus, please leave them in the comments for other travelers. If you’re looking to save a few bucks in Aarhus, […]

9 Fantastic Things to Do in Suduroy, Faroe Islands (+ Tips!)

Things to do in Suduroy

Are you planning a trip to the Faroe Islands soon? This guide discusses all the wonderful things to do in Suduroy and why you should add it to your Faroe Islands itinerary! Suduroy is the southernmost island in the Faroe Islands and one that always caught my eye.  It’s large.  Much larger than many of […]

My Failed Trip to Pyramiden in Svalbard

Fact:  I never went to Svalbard to see polar bears.  I actually went to Svalbard to visit Pyramiden, which is an abandoned Soviet mining town on Spitsbergen. Pyramiden is home to the world’s most northern Lenin statue and just houses a unique side of Soviet history- one I am deeply enamored by.  I was very busy with […]

9 Reasons Why You Should Visit Lapland in Autumn (Not Winter!)

9 Reasons Why You Should Visit Lapland in Autumn (Not Winter!)

Most people tend to visit Lapland during the same time of the year… the cold and snowy months.  This is a post that details why you should travel to Lapland in autumn, a time that is actually the best for the northern lights, prices, and fall foliage.  9 Reasons Why You Should Visit Lapland in […]

Things to do in Svalbard: Where Polar Bears Outnumber People

On Svalbard, Norway the polar bears largely outnumber the residents. This is a travel guide including tips and a recap from my time spent there.

There are many things to do in Svalbard for those visiting this majestic, Arctic wonderland.  This is a guide of what to do in Svalbard for those visiting this part of Norway. Things to do in Svalbard: Where Polar Bears Outnumber People For those of you who follow me on the various social media channels […]