While sled dogs might not be the top of everyone’s mind in the summer, if you are looking for something heartwarming while in Tromsø, a visit to Tromsø Villmarkssenter is the ticket, because YOU GET TO CUDDLE PUPPIES (but I am getting ahead of myself). Only a short drive from central Tromsø, you will arrive … More HUSKIES?! PUPPIES!?: Fluffy friends in Tromsø
Norway is blessed with some of the most pristine and remarkable wilderness I have ever seen. The best way to see the best Norway has to offer is to take a boat out onto the fjords. In my opinion, it would be an egregious error if you visited Tromsø and did not explore the arctic fjords. … More Oh my fjord! Norway at it’s most spectacular
Our destination on this Norwegian adventure was Tromsø, a little town nestled in the Arctic. A place of midnight sun, and the location of the midnight sun marathon on summer solstice. Apart from running a very long distance, this trip was a treat because Tromsø is a truly charming city. This striking city is home to … More Tromsø, Norway
We only had a few hours in Oslo, so it seems like the perfect amount of time to go to the Viking museum… and eat a hotdog. We successfully achieved these lofty goals.
The final place I stopped on my whirlwind Norwegian experience was Voss. I only had a few hours between the bus from Eidfjord and the train back to Bergen, but I wandered the town and spent some time sitting by the water, because, look at how stunning it was! The super important news was … More Voss for a moment of joy
After 5 days in Bergen, I boarded a train and public bus to sample the fjordian landscapes that Norway is famous for. Eidfjord is nestled beside the Hardangerfjord, built into the mountains. The town is tiny, but the real charms lie in the magestic nature – the vast, dramatic mountains cradling a sliver of blue-green-turquois-charcoal … More The prettiest little town of all: Eidfjord, Norway
Talk about a spectacular welcome to the IFPE, we were invited to the city by the municipality by having a special rececption in Håkon’s Hall – the King’s banqueting hall. It was strikingly beautiful. It was hard to attune to conversations at times as I was so struck by the grander of the place. Built … More An evening at Håkonshallen
I AM IN NORWAY FOR THE NEXT WEEK!!! I will be presenting at a conference which I am very excited for, but also thrilled to take this opportunity to see a bit of Bergen (and hopefully other bits of Norway) in the process. Because I am very sleepy, I will share these photos with very … More A little peak into Bergen