Galdhøpiggen, the highest mountain in Norway, Scandinavia, and Northern Europe is on many travelers’ bucket list. Finally, I managed to get there too! In this post, I share with you the details about the Galdhøpiggen hike, crossing the Galdhøpiggen glacier, and the best routes to get to Norway’s highest mountain.
Hundreds of puffins nesting on the rocks, golf balls that feed the fish, a unique hotel, great restaurant, hiking trails, Lundeura nature reserve, and the salmon industry. Welcome to Lovund, Norway, one of the most special islands in the country.
Spro cave or Spro mine (“Spro gruve” in Norwegian) is one of these places that you wouldn’t expect to find near Oslo. But here it is! The abandoned mine and a cave that shimmers in the sun, with a “diamond beach” and peaceful surroundings. All that makes Spro cave a great place to visit, a short way from Norway’s capital.
Being in the city doesn’t mean you can’t explore the outdoors and get closer to nature. There are a lot of possibilities for hiking in Oslo. Here, I share with you the best Oslo hiking trails with panoramic views, easy access and the landscape you wouldn’t expect to find in this part of Norway.
Fluffy snow, sparkling fairy lights, fire crackling in the wooden houses. The magic of silence, outdoor winter activities, Christmas markets, and comfort food. Oslo in winter is a magical city. Find out the best things to do in Oslo in winter. Continue reading “Fun & Unique Things to Do in Oslo in Winter (By a Local)”
Wintertime in Norway means frozen sea and lakes, which creates great opportunities for ice skating and walking. Especially in Norway’s capital, there are many lakes and fjords that offer that possibility, apart from man-made ice rinks. Check the details for ice skating in Oslo, and safe ice skating in Norway on frozen fjords and lakes.
Staying in a traditional rustic cabin in Norway (or as locals call it “hytte” in Norway) is a true Scandinavian way of traveling. There are many amazing cabins in Norway to choose from. Below, I share with you a carefully selected cabins in Norway for your next trip, that won’t cost millions!
Wondering what to pack for Norway in winter with the best Norway winter clothing to survive the Scandinavian cold? Like, what do you actually wear so you don’t freeze to death and still be able to walk and not roll on the snow overloaded with clothes? Below I share with you my winter packing list for Norway based on me living in Norway, travelling and surviving two long (the third one is coming) winters in the country of the frozen land.
Autumn in Norway might not be the most popular time of the year for tourists, but this appears to be a good thing. Bright autumn colours, crisp clear air, empty hiking trails, delicious fresh autumn produce and the Norwegian way of cosy feeling of “kos”, makes Norway in autumn a place like no other.Continue reading “Norway In Autumn – Weather, Activities, Clothing, Events + More”