Category Archives: NORWAY

tromso city guide

Did you know that one of my favourite places I’ve visited is a tiny little place in the Arctic Circle of Northern Norway. Yes, on first glance Tromso might not seem worth a specific visit, but it’s actually full of surreal and wonderful activities that you can’t do anywhere else: ride a cable car in the midnight sun; visit the world’s northernmost cathedral;┬ásee Amundsen’s flag that marked him as the first person to reach the South Pole; and if you’re lucky spot the Northern Lights. Tromso is full of magic.

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highlights of norway

According to the UN World Happiness Report Norway has toppled Denmark from it’s no #1 position as the Happiest Place in the World… which surely makes it better time than any to visit and see what all the fuss is about!

During the summer of 2016 we were planning an epic tour of Scandinavia in 2 weeks but after realising just how much we wanted to see in Norway alone, we decided to spend the entire time there and put the remainder of the Scandinavian countries on the backburner. It was when we were looking at trips to see the fjords that we came across, and considered, a bunch of “Norway in a Nutshell” tours, that whipped you around the best bits in the limited time we had. Ultimately it was the price tag and lack of flexible itineraries that lead to us organising our own Norway tour… it saved us a ton of money (which is vital as Norway is hugely expensive), left us to do exactly what we wanted and was extremely easy!

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