Category Archives: Scandinavia and the Nordics

9 Fantastic Things to Do in Suduroy, Faroe Islands (+ Tips!)

Things to do in Suduroy

Are you planning a trip to the Faroe Islands soon? This guide discusses all the wonderful things to do in Suduroy and why you should add it to your Faroe Islands itinerary! Suduroy is the southernmost island in the Faroe Islands and one that always caught my eye.  It’s large.  Much larger than many of […]

My Failed Trip to Pyramiden in Svalbard

Fact:  I never went to Svalbard to see polar bears.  I actually went to Svalbard to visit Pyramiden, which is an abandoned Soviet mining town on Spitsbergen. Pyramiden is home to the world’s most northern Lenin statue and just houses a unique side of Soviet history- one I am deeply enamored by.  I was very busy with […]

9 Reasons Why You Should Visit Lapland in Autumn (Not Winter!)

9 Reasons Why You Should Visit Lapland in Autumn (Not Winter!)

Most people tend to visit Lapland during the same time of the year… the cold and snowy months.  This is a post that details why you should travel to Lapland in autumn, a time that is actually the best for the northern lights, prices, and fall foliage.  9 Reasons Why You Should Visit Lapland in […]

Things to do in Svalbard: Where Polar Bears Outnumber People

On Svalbard, Norway the polar bears largely outnumber the residents. This is a travel guide including tips and a recap from my time spent there.

There are many things to do in Svalbard for those visiting this majestic, Arctic wonderland.  This is a guide of what to do in Svalbard for those visiting this part of Norway. Things to do in Svalbard: Where Polar Bears Outnumber People For those of you who follow me on the various social media channels […]

Best Airbnbs in Odda, Norway: Where to Stay Near Trolltunga

Best Airbnbs in Odda Norway

One of the most popular sights to visit in Norway is definitely Trolltunga.  This popular spot near Odda is a favorite among hikers and photographers. This guide will tell you where to stay near Trolltunga- these are the best Airbnbs in Odda, Norway. If sleeping out in nature is more your scene, check out our […]

Sandoy, Faroe Islands: The Perfect Day Trip from Tórshavn

Skopun on Sandoy in the Faroe Islands

Planning a trip to Sandoy, Faroe Islands? This guide tells you how to get to Sandoy, why you should visit, and all the wonderful things to do in Sandoy! One thing I’ll never understand is why some people travel to a place to have the exact same experience as someone before them.  You can explain […]