Yup! We’re up in the Artic. I am writing this post looking right outside my window at a snow-clad mountain in one of the most beautiful places (and certainly the highest place) we’ve ever visit – Tromso in Norway! Sounds like a bold claim but I’m gonna put the photos down below and you can … Continue Reading

There’s something so incredible about visiting the Nordic Countries, I’m not sure if it’s the crisp air, stunning scenery, delicious food or just the cute and colourful little towns but I always leave them with a deep longing to return. The best part about these countries though is that there’s such a diversity in scenery and landscape here … Continue Reading

Yup, we’re in the midst of winter… frosty mornings, chilly winds and flurries of snow! However much you love winter, it can be a testing season, especially as the longer nights take hold. I’m all about embracing winter, in fact, the thought of a log cabin, roaring fire and plenty of snow is a total … Continue Reading

Norway’s beautiful fjords are the things of legends! They, are reason in themselves alone, to visit this amazing country yet this being said, Norway is about so much more than its stunning fjords. There’s so much history, culture and a whole range of other idyllic natural sights worth seeing in Norway and one of the best … Continue Reading

Norway is an incredibly vast country and somewhere that should be on every travellers radar to visit. It’s not just that the scenery is incredible, or that the whole country offers such amazing opportunities to explore its natural beauty but also because of its towns and people who are so warm and friendly… …I’m not … Continue Reading

Now when you’re in Geiranger, even if you’re not much of hiker (like myself), one thing you have to do is take a trek to a waterfall called Storseterfossen. Why do you have to go to Storseterfossen? Well, its pretty simple really – Storseterfossen is an amazingly powerful waterfall, high up in the mountains that … Continue Reading

Right down by the harbour, I finally had that Nordic hotdog I’d been craving. (*For some reason, they just seem to taste so much better up here). Watered and fed (actually more like ‘Fanta’d and fed’) we headed down to the pick up our kayaks (and our instructor) and go off exploring Geirangerfjord. Except, due … Continue Reading

Arriving in Geiranger, one of the very first things I knew I had to do was to head to the spot where I could get that iconic view of the village and its fjord… well that and checking into the hotel (perhaps even for a little snooze?). As it turns out, the spot with the … Continue Reading

The next morning, we woke up bright and early (perhaps too early?) to try to see the rest of the sights in the Norangsdalen valley before catching our ferry from Hellesylt to Geiranger. As it turns out, our eagerness the day before meant that we’d actually covered pretty much the entire valley and had driven … Continue Reading