WHY YOU NEED TO VISIT NORWAY Norway, always a country I'd heard of and knew to be associated with breathtaking hikes, serene fjords and jaw dropping mountain terrain. Also a place though, despite my understanding of its beauty, I didn't seriously consider planning a trip to until I moved to Europe. More often than not, … Continue reading Is Norway Underrepresented in Europe’s Most Beautiful Places to Visit?
Tromsø, Norway: So Much More Than The Northern Lights
THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO TROMSO The Northern Lights were what intrigued me to visit Tromsø, but in planning the trip, we were delighted to discover there was so much more to the northernmost city in the Arctic Circle. The timing of our trip was definitely influenced by our best chance to see the lights- generally, … Continue reading Tromsø, Norway: So Much More Than The Northern Lights
How Helsinki Became One of My Favorite Cities in Europe
Helsinki is truly a hidden gem. A longtime lover of Scandinavia, visiting Iceland, Sweden and Norway ranked high on my list of travel priorities over the past few years. Perhaps because Helsinki and Lapland, and the Faroe Islands, aren't discussed as often as the others, but while Finland was on my radar, it wasn't a … Continue reading How Helsinki Became One of My Favorite Cities in Europe
3 Reasons to Love Stavanger, Norway
In the weeks leading up my trip to Norway, I'd tell people I was visiting Bergen and Stavanger, and more often than not, they'd ask, 'Where is Stavanager?' A southwestern port city in Norway, Stavanager is surrounded by fjords, mountains and sandy coastlines. Wood houses dot the hillside above city center and cobblestone streets abound. … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Love Stavanger, Norway