Watch the Northern Lights while Dog Sledging

Most people’s bucket lists feature viewing the Northern Lights. Their rare occurrences and dependence on multiple factors do make it an once-in-a-lifetime experience, but this was my third viewing of the lights and it occurred during my dog sledging trip near the Norway-Russia border in Northern Norway. They offer night time dog sledging trips out …

Stay in an Igloo

Almost everyone has always wondered what it may be like to live in an Igloo, and here’s your chance. Visit the Kirkenes Snow Hotel, to be able to spend a night in their igloo form hotel accommodation. You will have to sleep on furs to keep you warm, and use a toilet carved out of …

Snowmobiling on a Frozen Lake

In the winter months take this rare opportunity to speed over frozen lakes and rivers in Northern Norway. In the outskirts of Tromso, one can rent snowmobiles for couples or individually and race with each other over this vast expanses of frozen water. Knowing that there is water below the sheet of ice provides an …

Geiranger Fjord

Geirangerfjord is hands down the most famous fjord in Norway and definitely deserves a visit. It is listed as an UNESCO world heritage site. It can either be reached via sea or by driving to it. The driving approach involves multiple hairpin loops as you get closer and try to ascent to the scenic lookout. …

Car+Ferry Crossing in the Norwegian Fjord

With a variety of drives across the country to choose from, many of them will involve car ferry crossings across fjords to save time aboard the Fjord1 ships. One can choose to drive from Oslo to various fjords or along scenic routes to visit famous towns like Aalesund and Bergen. I do however recommend trips …