Category Archives: Scandinavia and the Nordics

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 […]

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

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

This is a Svalbard northern lights guide that includes the best Spitsbergen northern lights tours, photography tips, and what to expect when you’re there.   I hope this helps you plan your winter travels to Svalbard and I really hope that you are able to witness the northern lights in Svalbard… it will truly make for […]

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 […]

16 ‘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? We’ve got you covered! 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 […]

Where to Stay in Tromso: 7 Best Tromso Hotels (All Budgets Considered!)

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 on where to stay in Tromsø, Norway and it includes the best Tromsø hotels and accommodation for all budgets. Did we miss any amazing places to stay in Tromso? Let us know your favorite Tromso hotels in the comments! Where to Stay […]