I’ll never forget driving into the town center of Bergen, Norway for the first time. Colorful buildings, old-world architecture, and the mountainous backdrop all contributed equally to that tingling of wanderlust that nipped at my consciousness. It was our first stop in Scandinavia and it made quite the impression. We spent four days in the city and found it was… Read More
Norway is a Scandinavian country bordered by Sweden, Finland and Russia. Our Norway travel guides will help you make the most of your trip.
Looking for the best things to do in Tromso, Norway? Kay Rodriguez shares the best activities she had when visiting Tromso in winter. Some have coined Tromso, Norway the “Paris of the North,” but I have to disagree. While Paris offers romantic buildings and city life, Tromso’s big draw is its natural beauty and adventure activities. For the intrepid, outdoor-loving… Read More
Wondering what it is like to hike to Trolltunga? Chee of TakeOutdoors.com shares a first-hand account of trekking to Norway’s most famous landmark. “If at first, you don’t succeed…” goes the old saying. Trolltunga Hike – Norway’s Most Famous Landmark Just a half hour after leaving the trailhead by the roadside near Skjeggedal, I was beginning to doubt my idea of hiking Trolltunga…. Read More
Let’s face it, Scandinavia is expensive. That’s why we chose to do a guided tour of Scandinavia for our first outing. With a guided tour of Scandinavia we could sit it in comfort with a bit of luxury and relaxation. Why a Guided Tour is Right for Scandinavia We avoided traveling through the region in the past because we wanted to… Read More
Norway is famous for its fjords, there’s no doubt about it. But when you have limited time and funding, how do you choose where to go? The Norway in a Nutshell tour of the fjords offers a perfect way to sample the best of Norway’s magnificent fjords while getting to see the capital cities of Scandinavia. We spent 14 glorious… Read More
Last night I watched Michael Moore’s Where to Invade Next. I had avoided watching it for quite some time because I didn’t feel like getting angry and annoyed with the state of the world. I was sure he’d show us all the shit going on out there in his usual “I am fed” up kind of way and I’d end up feeling… Read More