Category Archives: Scandinavia and the Nordics

24 Things to do in Tromsø in Winter: Northern Lights, Husky Tours, and More!

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

The most popular time to visit Tromsø is during the winter.  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 […]

Best Svalbard Tours: 12 Excursions That Are Worth Your Money

Things to know before visiting Svalbard and Longyearbyen

One of the most challenging things about traveling to Svalbard is knowing which tours and excursions are worth the money they charge.  In order to see the landscape and its otherworldliness, you really need to take a tour in Svalbard.  This is my list of the best Svalbard tours and excursions that are good value […]

5 Best Rorbuer in Lofoten (and Why You Should Book One)

Sakrisøy Rorbuer: Best Rorbuer in Lofoten: 5 awesome Lofoten Rorbuer you should book for your trip! Lofoten Cabins / Lofoten Rorbu / Where to stay in the Lofoten Islands

The Lofoten Islands are associated with some of the world’s best scenery.  And, more often than not, images of beautiful, overwater fisherman cabins (rorbuer) come to mind.  This post details the best rorbuer in Lofoten and why you should definitely stay in one during your trip to the Lofoten Islands. 5 Best Rorbuer in Lofoten […]

Is the Oslo Pass Worth It? (Tips, Review, and FAQ)

Is the Oslo Pass (Oslo City Card) Worth it? Our Review, Tips, and Tricks for having a great trip to Oslo with the Oslo Pass

There are city cards available for many places around the world but perhaps none are as fantastic as the Oslo Pass, an Oslo city card that gives you access to heaps of museums, cultural landmarks, and restaurants for free, or at a discounted rate. This is my review of the Oslo city pass, easily the […]

Things to do in Svalbard: Where Polar Bears Outnumber People

On Svalbard, Norway the polar bears largely outnumber the residents. This is a travel guide including tips and a recap from my time spent there.

There are many things to do in Svalbard for those visiting this majestic, Arctic wonderland.  This is a guide of what to do in Svalbard for those visiting this part of Norway. Things to do in Svalbard: Where Polar Bears Outnumber People For those of you who follow me on the various social media channels […]