Category Archives: Scandinavia and the Nordics

What to Know Before Hiking in Jotunheimen (Tips + Trails)

Summer scenery in Jotunheimen national park in Norway

Are you planning a trip to go hiking in Jotunheimen National Park in Norway? This guide gives you all the tips (from a Norwegian!) and things to consider before you go! Jotunheim National Park Hiking Guide The magic of wild nature, mighty mountain ranges, remote lakes, and raging weather has been a part of Norwegian […]

What to Do in Honningsvåg, Norway – The Gateway to Nordkapp

There are so many reasons to visit Honningsvåg, a city located at the very top of Norway that serves as the gateway to Nordkapp. This is a guide of what to do in Honningsvåg… from the world’s northernmost pine forest nearby to delicious, independent French-style bakeries. There are many things to do in Honningsvåg, Norway’s […]

12 Best Airbnbs in Ålesund (City Center + Budget Options)

Alesund City

There are so many fantastic places to visit in Norway and Ålesund is undoubtedly one of them.  These are the best Airbnbs in Ålesund, Norway – including budget accommodation and city center options. It’s no secret that Norway is an expensive country. However, if you plan accordingly and enough in advance, you can dodge some […]

Lofoten Sea Eagle Safari in Trollfjord (How to Book + Tips)

There are many cool Lofoten tours and excursions to take when you’re visiting the islands.  One of the most popular is inevitably the Lofoten sea eagle safari through Trollfjord.  This Svolvaer activity is quick to sell out due to its popularity and as someone who has done it, there is a very good reason why!  […]