The Journey to North Cape

North Cape is located at 71°10′21″N 25°47′04″E, about 2,102.3 km (1,306.3 mi) from the North Pole. North Cape is often, inaccurately, referred to as the northern-most point in Europe. However, the neighbouring Knivskjellodden Cape actually extends 1,450 m (4,760 ft) further north.   Now you know about it – forget it. Everyone goes to North Read more about The Journey to North Cape[…]

Trollstigen and the Atlantic road

Trollstigen and the Atlantic road   We are obsessed with driving on famous roads. After the Transalpina and Transfagarasan we decided to do Trollstigen and the Atlantic Road. So, how was it?   Well, quite disappointing in comparison. They are, however, surprisingly free from traffic and close enough to each other than you can do Read more about Trollstigen and the Atlantic road[…]

Briksdalsbreen, Briksdal glacier – the proof of global warming

Briksdal glacier is a spot we almost missed, because on google it doesn’t look spectacular. It happened to be our favourite place in the whole of Norway. Mind you, you’re not going for the glacier itself – which gets smaller and smaller every year – you’re going for at least 2 hours of walking between Read more about Briksdalsbreen, Briksdal glacier – the proof of global warming[…]

15 Phenomenal photos of Scandinavia

Scandinavia can be outrageously expensive, but is that countered by it’s sheer beauty? Although Scandinavia cannot really be done on a budget, when compared to the rest of Europe anyway, it can be beautiful. 1)Briksdal Glacier 2) A Mountain Pass – there are many 3) Preikestolen   4) Trollstigen 5) The Way to Briksdal Glacier Read more about 15 Phenomenal photos of Scandinavia[…]

Cheap Accommodation in Scandinavia – Where to Sleep for Different Budgets

We spent 21 days on our trip (Dennmark-Sweden-Norway-Finland) which means that we slept in more than 15 different places. The original plan was to camp until we reached the Arctic Circle. Because of the weather we had to change our plan… Free Accommodation: Staying in a tent (or campervan, if you have one) is not Read more about Cheap Accommodation in Scandinavia – Where to Sleep for Different Budgets[…]

The 4 Myths of doing Scandinavia on a budget

During our reaserch before the trip we read that it’s not true that Scandinavia is expensive. Somewhere we read that prices in Sweden are 1,5x higher than in Poland. Well, 1,5x might be true, but only if you compare it to UK. So – is Scandinavia that expensive? And, can you still do it on Read more about The 4 Myths of doing Scandinavia on a budget[…]

The Swedish and Norweigan Dream and The Great Outdoors

When Scandinavia is mentioned our thoughts go towards camping and outdoor activities, but should they go to dollar signs and bank managers instead?   A love of nature, to a British ear, brings about thoughts of the ramblers association – the largest walkers’ rights association in Britain – and, to be frank, people who chain Read more about The Swedish and Norweigan Dream and The Great Outdoors[…]