Category Archives: Winter Travel

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 […]

7 Things to Do in Ruka and Kuusamo, Finland in Winter

Porjolan Pirtti or Santa's Cottage in Lapland, Finland in Kuusamo

My first memories of Lapland trace back to my childhood sitting in geography class learning about the barren and unrelenting landscape of the Nordic north.  I was enthralled and captivated by the cold and the people who could endure such conditions.  After all, I grew up in a place where the summers are so warm […]

12 Fun and Festive Things to Do in Manchester in Winter

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Travelers tend to be more drawn to places around the world that get heaps of snow for winter destinations.  Manchester, England may not exactly be one of those places.  However, I still think it is worth visiting Manchester in winter for the sheer fact that there is a lot to do in the northwestern city. […]

A Winter’s Day in Skudeneshavn

Skudeneshavn

When one thinks of Norway in winter, they are often drawn to places in the north to see the Northern Lights or towards the ‘mountains’ (Norway doesn’t have large mountains, in my opinion) for some skiing.  I never made an effort to go north for the Northern Lights whilst living there and I, personally, think […]

Exploring Jurmala in Winter

Twenty to thirty minutes away from Riga’s central train station is Jurmala, the largest seaside resort area in Latvia, as well as the Baltics.  I had actually heard a lot about Jurmala before visiting, which actually led me to not have the desire to visit the place as much as other areas in the country […]

Grand Teton National Park in Winter: Things to Do + Tips

Grand Teton National Park in winter

Are you planning a trip to Grand Teton National Park in winter?  While most flock to the US national park in summer, it truly is magical during the winter months.   This guide details everything to know before visiting Grand Teton in winter – including things to do, what to expect, and travel tips.  It also […]