Category Archives: Winter Travel

Shenandoah National Park in Winter: Is it Worth it?

Shenandoah National Park in Winter: Is it Worth it?

One of my favorite places in Virginia (and the US as a whole) is Shenandoah National Park. The park comes to mind when people think of fall, but there is plenty to keep one occupied in Shenandoah National Park in winter. This is a guide to winter in Shenandoah National Park- including what to do, […]

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 […]

Svalbard Snowmobile Tours: What to Expect + How to Book

Svalbard Snowmobile Tours: What to Expect + How to Book

When planning a trip to Svalbard, one of the best things you can do there is to rent a snowmobile! Due to strict laws, the easiest way to do this is to take one of the Svalbard snowmobile tours that are pre-organized. This guide will detail the best snowmobile tours in Svalbard, plus how to […]

8 Cool and Alternative Things to Do in Hamburg in Winter

8 alternative things to do in hamburg, germany in winter.

One of my favorite cities in Germany is Hamburg.  While many people may not flock to Hamburg in winter, it certainly has enough to keep one occupied for a weekend break.  This is a guide of things to do in Hamburg during winter. 8 Cool and Alternative Things to Do in Hamburg in Winter I […]

Tromsø Itinerary for Winter: How to Best Spend 2-5 Days (Multiple Options)

Tromsø itinerary- how to maximize your Tromsø trip with 2-5 days there (best northern lights tours, dog sledding tours, etc)

I have been fortunate enough to visit Tromsø more than once and each time I visit, I am amazed at how many people head to Northern Norway’s capital without a plan and no clue how to maximize their time there. This Tromso itinerary will give you details on how to spend 2-5 days in Tromso. […]

Whale Watching in Tromsø: 4 Ethical Whale Safaris in Tromsø, Norway

Norway is one of the most beautiful places on the planet (trust me- I know… I lived there for four years!) and it’s not only Norwegians calling the country home, but a lot of sea life as well.  One of the best things to do when visiting Tromsø is to go whale watching.  But, choose […]