Category Archives: Scandinavia and the Nordics

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 […]

30 Things to Know Before You Visit Svalbard (Spitsbergen)

Travel to svalbard and longyearbyen tips: glacier

Are you planning to visit Svalbard one of these days? There is so much mystery around Spitsbergen and the Norwegian Arctic destination. This guide will help you out! So, where exactly is Svalbard?  It’s so funny to see Svalbard becoming a popular travel destination because I have known about it for many years and I even visited […]

Hotels in Svalbard: Longyearbyen Accommodation for All Budgets

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There are quite a few options for accommodation in Longyearbyen given the fact that more polar bears live in Svalbard than people! This is a guide to the best hotels in Svalbard and will cover the most credible Longyearbyen hotels for all types of travelers. This list is mostly pretty conclusive of most Svalbard hotels, but if […]

Svalbard Snowmobile Tours: How to Book + Expectations

Svalbard Snowmobile Tours: What to Expect + How to Book

When planning a journey to Svalbard, one of the best things you can do there is to rent a snowmobile! Due to strict laws, the easiest way to do this is to take one of the Svalbard snowmobile tours that are pre-organized. This guide will detail the best snowmobile tours in Svalbard, plus how to book them, what to expect, and some cautionary guidelines to […]

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 […]

Faroe Islands Tours and Excursions: From Mykines to Kalsoy & Beyond

Best Faroe Islands tours and excursions- Vagar Island

You don’t have to rent a car to enjoy the Faroe Islands to the maximum. These Faroe Islands tours will give you a taste of the archipelago and its best sights with ease. These are the best tours in the Faroe Islands.  Below is a short guide of the excursions and activities we cover in […]