Category Archives: Scandinavia and the Nordics

Asikkala’s Lehmonkärki is the Getaway You Didn’t Know You Needed

trip to Lehmonkärki resort near Lahti, Finland in Finnish Lakeland-31

Lehmonkärki in Asikkala, Finland is one of the best getaways and secrets in all of Finland.  Located a short distance from Finland’s adventure capital, Lahti, this nature resort has it all and is the perfect respite for all types of travelers regardless of whether they are looking for activities or relaxation. This is a guide […]

Best Destinations for Digital Nomads in Scandinavia

Isfjord in Svalbard in Norway

The increasing digitalization of many job categories has created a new class of workers. This new worker doesn’t need to go to an office or attend in-person meetings. This new worker brings the office in the backpack, and because there are no offices to go to, they can work from anywhere in the world, from […]

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 January 2022 and prices are current as of that […]

17 Bucket-List Things to Do in Lofoten in Winter (+ Tips!)

Lofoten winter guide

There are so many fantastic places to visit in Norway during winter. And Lofoten in winter is one of those amazing places! This guide will detail everything we think you need to visit the Lofoten Islands in winter. It includes the northern lights, adventurous activities, and more.  We hope it encourages you to book that […]

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 […]