Category Archives: Norway

My Experience on a Hurtigruten Cruise in Norway (and How You Can Go on One Too!)

I had just arrived in Norway.  In between seeing bleached out messes on Paradise Hotel on Norwegian television and the constant running of news, I would sometimes skim through channels to see a large cruise ship slowly drifting its way down a narrow fjord.  I remember frequently asking myself how someone could be so harebrained […]

Camping in Norway: Useful Tips for the Perfect Adventure

Camping in Norway guide

One of the best things you can do when visiting Norway is to sleep in the wilderness. This is a guide to everything you need to know before camping in Norway. It will include practical tips, advice, and some of the rules and regulations in place for Norway camping. Camping in Norway – Practical Tips […]

10 Adventurous (and Beautiful!) Things to Do in Svolvaer, Norway

Svolvaer, Norway is the gateway to the Lofoten Islands and is actually one of the most beautiful places in the north of Norway.  In addition, there are many things to do in Svolvaer – from delicious food to idyllic rorbuer and more.  This is a guide of what to do in Svolvaer, Norway. Things to […]

Hotels in Svalbard: Longyearbyen Accommodation for All Budgets

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There are quite a few options for accommodation in Longyearbyen given the fact that more polar bears live in Svalbard than people! This is a guide to the best hotels in Svalbard and will cover the most credible Longyearbyen hotels for all types of travelers. This list is mostly pretty conclusive of most Svalbard hotels, but if […]

Norway in October: Everything to Know + Best Places to Visit

Sjunkhatten National Park near Bodo in autumn

When I first moved to Norway, I was told that autumn was one of the best seasons to visit the country. Sure, it rained a fair amount in Norway in October… at least where I moved to, but it was still oh-so-beautiful. This is a guide to everything to know before spending October in Norway.  […]

Ethical Sami Tours and Tromsø Reindeer Farms You Can Visit

Ethical Sami Tours and Tromsø Reindeer Farms You Can Visit

One of the best activities and excursions in Northern Norway during the winter is visiting a Tromsø reindeer farm and learning more about the Sami culture and their relationship with reindeer.  This guide will showcase ethical Sami tours and places where you can see reindeer in Tromsø. Ethical Sami Tours and Tromsø Reindeer Farms  Unlike […]