Category Archives: Scandinavia and the Nordics

20 Places to Visit in Scandinavia and the Nordics Right Now!

I love Scandinavia and the Nordics.  But if you’ve read my site for any amount of time, you probably already know that.  I have visited Norway (and lived there!), Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Faroe Islands, Svalbard, but still am waiting for that day where I can step foot on Greenland… which will hopefully be next […]

Explore Norway: The Place, the Food, and the Alcohol

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Are you thinking of a new place for your next travel destination? If you are, you should include Scandinavian countries in your bucket list and explore a country full of colours, diversity, and most of all, a good spot for enticing seafood dishes and wineries. Consider travelling to Norway, and explore its lovely tradition and […]

30 Magerøya Photos to Ignite Your Arctic Wanderlust

Magerøya photos to inspire your trip there

At the very top of the world sits the treeless and dramatically harsh island of Magerøya.  While it is better known as being the island where North Cape is located, this Norwegian island is an absolute stunner.   Its otherworldly landscapes will blow your mind.  Photos can’t even do Magerøya justice.  After traveling extensively throughout 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 […]

Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in Reykjavik, Iceland

For such a small capital city in regards to population, Reykjavik actually had a surprising amount of options for the vegan or vegetarian traveler.  When I’m at home, I eat fairly natural, organic, and am by definition, a pescetarian (although wild-caught fish isn’t cheap in Norway, so I typically take on a vegetarian’s diet). On […]