Category Archives: Scandinavia and the Nordics

22 Bucket-List Things to Do in Tromsø in Winter (+ Tips!)

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

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 to check out our winter Tromsø itinerary. Let us know if […]

9 Tromso Museums to Visit (When the Weather Lets You Down!)

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Most people flock to Tromso to partake in one-in-a-lifetime activities. But, these Tromso museums are worth adding to your itinerary, too! You never know when you end up with a rainy day, a canceled tour (let’s hope not!), or a storm that makes you want to head indoors! The museums in town have your back!  […]

4 Magical Ice Hotels in Norway (& Why You Should Visit One)

4 Magical Ice Hotels in Norway (& Why You Should Visit One)

One of the best experiences in Norway and Scandinavia is staying at an ice hotel.  This is a list of the best ice hotels in Norway.  It includes ice parks and places that are seasonally built from ice during the winter months in Norway (and one that stays open all year round)! This post was […]

What to Pack for Norway in Winter: Packing List for Women & Men

what to wear in norway (norway packing list for men and women)

One of the most important things you can do is when traveling to Norway in winter is to make sure you bring the right clothing. Having lived in Norway for four years, I definitely know what to wear in Norway in winter. This is a winter Norway packing list for both men and women based […]

Dog Sledding in Tromsø: What to Expect, Tips, and Best Tours

Traîneau à chiens en famille à Tromsø

No trip to Northern Norway would be complete without a husky safari in Tromsø! This guide details what to expect when dog sledding in Tromsø, including how to book the best tour for you and your group. In this guide, recommend the best dog sledding tours in Tromso for all types of travelers, regardless of […]

4 Ethical Sami Tours (and Tromsø Reindeer Farms You Can Visit!)

Ethical Sami Tours and Tromsø Reindeer Farms You Can Visit

One of the best activities and excursions in Northern Norway during the winter is visiting a Tromsø reindeer farm and learning more about the Sami culture and their relationship with reindeer. This guide will showcase ethical Sami tours and places where you can see reindeer in Tromsø. If we missed any Tromso reindeer tours youʻd […]