Category Archives: Norway

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 […]

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 […]

Best Airbnbs in Odda, Norway: Where to Stay Near Trolltunga

Best Airbnbs in Odda Norway

One of the most popular sights to visit in Norway is definitely Trolltunga.  This popular spot near Odda is a favorite among hikers and photographers. This guide will tell you where to stay near Trolltunga- these are the best Airbnbs in Odda, Norway. If sleeping out in nature is more your scene, check out our […]

Oslo in Winter: 22 Magical Things to Do + What to Expect

Things to do in Oslo in Winter-2

People often associate Norway with fjords, northern lights, and more. While Norway’s capital gets a reputation as a lovely place to visit in summer, did you know that there are also many awesome things to do in Oslo in winter? This is a guide to the many cozy, charming, and fun things to do in […]

25 Useful Things to Know Before You Visit Tromsø, Norway

Things to know before you travel to Tromso

There are several things I recommend travelers to know before they visit Tromsø, Norway.  This is a guide of all the useful tips and recommendations I have for those traveling to Tromsø, Norway’s Arctic capital and one of the coolest cities in Scandinavia.  It includes tips for all seasons, particularly winter. 25 Useful Things to […]