Category Archives: Scandinavia and the Nordics

Is the Icelandic Lava Show in Reykjavik Worth It? (My Review)

Plenty of good seats to go around!

Are you considering booking the Lava Show in Iceland on your upcoming trip? This guide details my experience (I went to the Lava Show in Reykjavik) and whether it is worth it. Keep reading for more information! The first time I heard about the Icelandic Lava Show was a few years ago when I had […]

Cost of Travel in Tromso: Budget Breakdown (Winter Edition)

Cost of travel in Tromso: a breakdown (+ budget tips!)

I have long avoided writing a guide about the cost of travel in Tromso because whenever I have gone there, I have just packed as many things into a trip as possible, without too much concern regarding cost. The reason? Because I am going to write about activities, hotels, and food on this blog. So, […]

8 Best Coffee Shops and Cafes in Bergen, Norway (+ Map!)

Best cafes in Bergen, Norway

Bergen, like many other Norwegian cities, has a really cozy and tasty cafe scene. In this guide, I highlight some of my favorite cafes in Bergen, Norway (including one that is in a UNESCO World Heritage Site!).  You’ll find many coffee shops in Bergen, including a handful in the downtown area that are easy to […]

Svalbard in Winter: Things to Do + What to Know (in 2024)

My snowmobile tour to East Spitsbergen

Are you looking at booking a trip to Svalbard in winter and want to know everything beforehand? I have been to Svalbard in every season (I have visited 5 times!). And while I think winter may be my favorite season, there are some things you should know before booking a trip. This guide will cover […]