For me, Norway’s true appeal lies far from the bright lights of its cities, like Oslo (though that’s amazing too). That being said, Bergen is a bit of an exception though with its UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bryggen and this amazing view at Floyen. Seriously, nowhere else in the world looks or feels just like … Continue Reading

A trip to Norway is always one that leaves me excited – sometimes, far too excited to get a proper night’s kip and on our recent return to this amazing country, I managed to get barely any sleep while excitedly planning what we would be getting up to over the next week! Suffice it to … Continue Reading

Norway’s beautiful fjords are the things of legends. They, are the 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 … Continue Reading

Oh, I’ve got to tell you about this place as I found it pretty special and I think you might too! See in Alesund, there are quite a few good hotels to stay in but if you’re looking for somewhere pretty special to stay in, you should look to spend a night in Molja Lighthouse. … Continue Reading

I maaaaay have over-indulged at dinner the night before. The good thing about that though – combined with the clear sea breeze meant that I slept rather soundly that night. (Seriously, nothing beats a good night’s sleep when you’re travelling). The next morning (after breakfast, of course), packed our bags, bade farewell to our hotel … Continue Reading

The beauty of Norway is something that always captures my attention; the stunning fjords, dramatic coastline and beautiful towns make this a country that truly deserves the hype. Honestly, there are so many of the best things to do in Alesund that you won’t know where to start. It’s a great little town for a visit … Continue Reading

Western Norway is an incredibly vast region and has some gorgeous places 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 sure if it’s … Continue Reading

After lunch in Alesund and lusting over lighthouses, we carried on in the laid-back spirit with which we started the day and gallivanted through the town… Stopping off to say hi to Alesund’s very own grumpy cat (at the local glassblower’s) – a cat so grumpy it needed a sign to stop you from stroking … Continue Reading