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[…]

Scandinavia in one trip – from Poland to North Cape and back again

 Stats for our Scandinavia trip (incl. cost) – 28 days on the road, – 7 days within the Arctic Circle, – £3.000 + road bills still to come, – 8 countries, – 8 boats, – 130 hours in the car, almost 10,000km (getting lost, seeing something not on the main map etc.) – 2 different Read more about Scandinavia in one trip – from Poland to North Cape and back again[…]

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[…]

Santa Claus Village in the Summer

Santa is waiting for you the whole year round. Is it worth going to see him in summer?       Have you visited Santa yet? Well… We visited Santa Claus village in Finland because, simply enough, it was on our way. We aren’t big fans of Christmas itself, but we were there and its Read more about Santa Claus Village in the Summer[…]

Seeing the Aurora in summer – is it possible?

On top of many a travellers bucket list, the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, enchant all those who get to glance at their glimmering trails across the sky. But, is it just for those in big warm jackets and snow boots?     If you are able to see the aurora in summer depends on Read more about Seeing the Aurora in summer – is it possible?[…]

What to eat in Scandinavia and where to find it

  First of all, if you’re planning to tour the whole of Scandinavia, and wanting to try all the delicacies on offer, you can save quite a bit of money by trying it all in Finland. However, there’s at least one thing you can’t really buy there which is….   Whale (bottom right)   Norway Read more about What to eat in Scandinavia and where to find it[…]

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[…]