Category Archives: Scandinavia and the Nordics

22 Bucket-List Things to Do in Tromso in Winter (+ Tips!)

Tromsø in winter guide of things to do, places to visit, and what to do. Includes Tromsø tours and excursions, restaurants, and more!

This Tromsø in winter guide will give you all the things to do in Northern Norway’s capital city- from the best Northern Lights tours to dog-sledding excursions and more!  If you’re seeking how to plan your trip to maximize your time there, be sure to check out our winter Tromsø itinerary. Let us know if […]

9 Tromso Museums to Visit (When the Weather Lets You Down!)

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Most people flock to Tromso to partake in one-in-a-lifetime activities. But, these Tromso museums are worth adding to your itinerary, too! You never know when you end up with a rainy day, a canceled tour (let’s hope not!), or a storm that makes you want to head indoors! The museums in town have your back!  […]

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 […]

What to Pack for Norway in Winter: Packing List for Women & Men

what to wear in norway (norway packing list for men and women)

One of the most important things you can do is when traveling to Norway in winter is to make sure you bring the right clothing. Having lived in Norway for four years, I definitely know what to wear in Norway in winter. This is a winter Norway packing list for both men and women based […]

8 Best Tromso Northern Lights Tours (+ Insider Tips!)

the BEST tromso northern lights tours in norway

One of the most popular things to do in Arctic Norway is to take a Tromso northern lights tour. This guide tells you exactly how to do so! Below, we will detail why you should take a northern lights tour in Tromso, how to photograph the northern lights in Norway, and the best aurora tours […]

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

Family dog sledding in Tromso Norway

No trip to Northern Norway would be complete without a husky safari in Tromsø! This guide details what to expect when dog sledding in Tromsø, including how to book the best tour for you and your group. In this guide, recommend the best dog sledding tours in Tromso for all types of travelers, regardless of […]