Category Archives: Scandinavia and the Nordics

How to Cheaply Get from Oslo Airport to City Center (+ Tips)

how to get from oslo airport to city center

One thing Norway is not is cheap. The natural darling of Scandinavia has a reputation for being a very expensive place to travel. This is a guide detailing how to get from Oslo Airport to the city center the absolute cheapest way. This post was updated on February 1, 2021 and prices are current as of […]

Ultimate Lofoten Winter Guide: What to Do in Lofoten in Winter

Lofoten winter guide

There are so many fantastic places to visit in Norway during winter.  Our absolute favorite is the Lofoten Islands and this guide will explain exactly why. This is a guide of 15 amazing things there are to do in Lofoten in winter.  It includes the northern lights, adventurous activities, and more.  We hope it encourages […]

26 Things I Learned About Norwegian People After Living in Norway

I spent a bit over four years living in the wonderful country of Norway. One of the most difficult adjustments to living in Norway was getting used to Norwegian people – their habits, beliefs, and everyday lifestyle. This post details everything I learned about Norwegian women and men from my years living there.  26 Things […]

How to Easily Get From Rovaniemi Airport to the City (4 Options)

Rovaniemi airport to city

This guide will give you the details about how to get from Rovaniemi Airport to the city center. It will also show you how to get from Rovaniemi Airport to Santa Claus Village if that happens to be your first stop or where your hotel is! We are listing multiple options, allowing you to chose the […]

4 Magical Ice Hotels in Norway (& Why You Should Visit One)

4 Magical Ice Hotels in Norway (& Why You Should Visit One)

One of the best experiences in Norway and Scandinavia is staying at an ice hotel.  This is a list of the best ice hotels in Norway.  It includes ice parks and places that are seasonally built from ice during the winter months in Norway (and one that stays open all year round)! This post was […]

Dog Sledding in Tromsø: What to Expect, Tips, and Husky Safari Tours

Dog Sledding in Tromsø: What to Expect, Tips, and Husky Safari Tours

Many people traveling to Tromsø have a few things in mind for their holiday: northern lights and dog sledding. This is a guide to dog sledding in Tromsø… it will include what to expect, tips for your Tromsø husky safari, and the best husky tours available (for all seasons!)  Dog Sledding in Tromsø: What to […]