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 […]

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 on what to do in Svolvaer, Norway. Things to […]

Hotels in Svalbard: Longyearbyen Accommodation for All Budgets

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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 there are other recommendations you have, please leave them in the comments! Where to Stay in Svalbard – Overview If I was […]

4 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. If we missed any tours youʻd recommend on […]