Arctic adventures under a polar night sky: Tromsø, Norway

After running the Midnight Sun Marathon and being thoroughly enamoured with this little Norwegian city, Lisa & I thought it we should sign up to the polar opposite rate – the Polar Night Half-Marathon. It was also a great excuse to spend a long weekend in the pristine and amazing Norway! It started to seem … More Arctic adventures under a polar night sky: Tromsø, Norway

Tromsø, Norway

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

Oslo, 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 prettiest little town of all: Eidfjord, Norway

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