Category Archives: Scandinavia and the Nordics

Best Time To Visit Bergen, Norway (a Month-by-Month Guide)

Best time to visit Bergen, Norway: a month and season breakdown

Bergen is renowned for its rainfall, but there are plenty of reasons to visit the city regardless of its incessant rain. But when should you plan your trip to Bergen? This guide dives into the different seasons in Bergen: winter, spring, summer, and fall. Each of the seasons in Bergen has a distinct ‘personality’ and […]

How to Take a Day Trip to Qooqqut Nuan from Nuuk (in 2024!)

How to take a day trip to Qooqqut Nuan from Nuuk

There are plenty of unique things to do in Nuuk, but one of my absolute favorite experiences was the Qooqqut Nuan tour called ‘Catch ’n Eat with Nuuk Water Taxi. It was the tour I was kind of uncertain about what to expect, and it ended up being my favorite of the entire trip. In […]

33 Useful Things to Know Before You Visit Nuuk (in 2024!)

Nuuk in summer

Are you planning on visiting Nuuk, Greenland? These Nuuk travel tips will tell you everything you need to know before traveling to Greenland’s capital city! While most tourists find themselves in Ilulissat and the Disko Bay area, I decided to make my first trip to Greenland to Nuuk, the most populous city. Why? I don’t […]

Svalbard Walrus Safari: What to Expect, FAQs, & How to Book

Recapping my Svalbard walrus safari

Svalbard is brimming with Arctic wildlife, and one of the best things to do during the summer months is to see one of the walrus colonies! This post will dive into how to take a tour to see walruses in Svalbard, including what to expect, how to book, and some FAQs. This is, hands-down, one […]