Hiking Pulpit Rock, Norway

Norway has stunning nature. I say that entirely objectively (ok, not really. But still!) Excellent hikes abound just about everywhere you turn, all around the country. You'll also find some iconic rock formations. The three most famous in the south-western part of the country include: [...]

2020-07-01T22:13:50+01:0021 June 2020|Daytrip, Hikes and walks, Norway|

Hammerfest: the northernmost city in the world

“Reindeers have the right-of-way,” they grunt, these two, as they cross the road in front of me, forcing me to hit the brakes hard enough for the seat belt to really fasten. They then proceed to attack someone’s front garden. No need to trim bushes [...]

2020-07-11T14:27:44+01:0022 January 2014|Norway, Road trips, UNESCO World Heritage|

Road trip in Arctic Norway: Spectacular Helgeland – and Mosjøen

This summer, I've been roaming about in Norway, with both kids, with one kid, with friends - and on my own. Last week, Cat decided all she wanted for her 12th birthday was to go to yet another horse riding camp. And so I found [...]

2020-06-30T16:36:12+01:001 August 2013|Norway, Quirky corners, Road trips|