Category Archives: Scandinavia and the Nordics

Faroe Islands Photography Guide: The Best Spots on Each Island

Gjogv on Eysturoy at dusk - Visit Faroe Islands: A Guide to the Best Views and Photography Spots

There are eighteen islands in the Faroe Islands and they all contain jaw-dropping scenery.  Before you visit the Faroe Islands, you should definitely do your research so you can see as many of the gorgeous spots as possible.  This is a travel guide to the best views and places for Faroe Islands photography. Faroe Islands […]

How to Get from Copenhagen Airport to the City Center (Train and Bus Options) 

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Arriving in a new city can be daunting.  This is a guide about how to get from Copenhagen Airport to the city center (and back). There are options for the metro, bus, and taxi pickups.  How to Get from Copenhagen Airport to the City Center (Train and Bus Options)  I arrived at the Copenhagen Airport, […]

Oslo in Winter: 22 Magical Things to Do + What to Expect

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People often associate Norway with fjords, northern lights, and more. While Norway’s capital gets a reputation as a lovely place to visit in summer, did you know that there are also many awesome things to do in Oslo in winter? This is a guide to the many cozy, charming, and fun things to do in […]

25 Useful Things to Know Before You Visit Tromsø, Norway

Things to know before you travel to Tromso

There are several things I recommend travelers to know before they visit Tromsø, Norway.  This is a guide of all the useful tips and recommendations I have for those traveling to Tromsø, Norway’s Arctic capital and one of the coolest cities in Scandinavia.  It includes tips for all seasons, particularly winter. 25 Useful Things to […]

Whale Watching in Tromsø: 4 Ethical Whale Safaris in Tromsø, Norway

Norway is one of the most beautiful places on the planet (trust me- I know… I lived there for four years!) and it’s not only Norwegians calling the country home, but a lot of sea life as well.  One of the best things to do when visiting Tromsø is to go whale watching.  But, choose […]

Adventfjorden, Glaciers, and Polar Bears – The Best Things About Svalbard

Adventfjorden, Glaciers, and Polar Bears - The Best Things About Svalbard

One of the coldest and remotest places on earth, Svalbard is a land of ice and rock. Despite this, it’s also one of the most hauntingly beautiful places you’ll ever visit. Thanks to its incredible wildlife and unique landscape, Svalbard is now becoming one of the most popular Arctic destinations available. Within easy reach of […]