Month

March 2020
A view over Trollstigen (Troll Road), a mountain road in Norway with 11 hairpin bends
What is there to do in Åndalsnes, Norway? So, so much! Åndalsnes, the mountaineering capital, is located in one of our favorite areas in the region, the extraordinarily beautiful Rauma. Surrounded by the incredibly dramatic mountains of the Romsdalen valley, including the famous Trollveggen, it’s no wonder Åndalsnes was given the moniker, and attracts visitors...
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The Atlantic Ocean Road as seen from above as it winds its way through islets over the Atlantic Ocean
Molde, the second largest city in the county of Møre og Romsdal, lies along the shores of the Romsdalsfjord in Western Norway. This charming city has been nicknamed the “City of Roses” since 1913. It boasts incredibly scenic views and surroundings and is filled with beautiful parks and gardens, attracting visitors since the 1800s.  As...
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A trail marker on the hike to the Briksdal glacier with a view of the glacier in the background
If you’re a nature lover, and chances are if you’re visiting Norway you are, a visit to the Briksdal glacier is a beautiful way to spend the day while in the Nordic countryside. Located south of the charming village of Olden, inside the Jostedalsbreen National Park, the Briksdal glacier ends in a small glacial lake,...
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Geirangerfjord on a sunny day
Geiranger is a quaint village located at the end of the incredibly beautiful Geirangerfjord, a branch of the Storfjord. With its sapphire-blue water, spectacular waterfalls, and grand, green mountains, it’s no surprise that Geirangerfjord is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Because of its special beauty and UNESCO status, it is a popular destination...
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A colorful sunset over the beautiful Lofoten islands in Norway
Norway, perhaps more than any other country, lends itself to the cruise ship traveler. With thousands of kilometers of coastline and the world’s largest concentration of fjords, it’s the perfect place to consider when looking for your next cruise ship destination. Norway’s coast has a uniquely beautiful landscape that shouldn’t be missed. It’s connected to...
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