Category Archives: Scandinavia and the Nordics

Svalbard Northern Lights Guide: How to See Them (+ Tips!)

Svalbard Northern Lights Guide: How to See Them (+ Tips!)

One of the best reasons to visit Svalbard in winter is to check out the aurora from one of the most northern places in the world. This is a Svalbard northern lights guide that includes the best Spitsbergen northern lights tours in, photography tips, and what to expect when you’re there.   I hope this helps […]

Best Airbnbs in Tromsø, Norway: Our Top Picks for All Budgets

Tromso Airbnb

If you’re traveling to Norway on a budget, or you simply just want a bit of anonymity, renting an Airbnb in Tromso is definitely the way to go! This Tromso Airbnb guide will have options suitable for all budgets. We think Airbnbs are a fantastic alternative despite there being some fantastic hotels in Tromsø. Should […]

Gjogv, Faroe Islands: Traveling to the Edge of the World

Gjógv on Eysturoy in the Faroe Islands

Before venturing to the Faroe Islands, I knew I wouldn’t be able to leave without doing the famed drive from Eiði to Gjógv that passes over the tallest mountain in the Faroes, Slættaratindur.   I wasn’t likely going to have time to do an all-day hike around the area, mostly because there was still a bit of winter […]

14 ‘Koselig’ Things to Do in Bergen in Winter (+ Useful Tips)

Bergen in winter travel guide

Are you contemplating booking a trip to Bergen in winter? This Bergen winter travel guide will tell you what to do, weather expectations, and much more! I used to live there, so I spent an entire winter in Bergen and know all the secrets! To be honest, Bergen is quite different than other Norwegian cities […]

Where to Stay in Tromsø: Tromsø Hotels and Accommodation for All Budgets

Where to Stay in Tromsø: Tromsø Hotels and Accommodation for All Budgets

Tromsø, Norway is undoubtedly a winter hotspot in Europe. This is a guide of where to stay in Tromsø, Norway and it includes the best Tromsø hotels and accommodation for all budgets. Where to Stay in Tromsø: Tromsø Hotels and Accommodation High up in the Norwegian Arctic sits the gorgeous city of Tromsø, Norway. For […]

11 Best Rovaniemi Tours: Northern Lights, Huskies, and More!

Dog sledding in Rovaniemi Finland Lapland

Rovaniemi is definitely one of the most premier places to visit in Finland and Europe during the winter months. You’ll find the northern lights, Santa Claus Village, and many adventurous things to do in Rovaniemi in winter. Because many people travel to Rovaniemi from afar, planning your trip to Lapland and northern Finland can be […]