Reopen the Harwich to Esbjerg ferry!

Are there any updates on the UK to Scandinavia ferries situation? The quick answer is no. I've just returned from a 2,224 km drive from Norway and feeling not only tired but perhaps more upset than ever that there are no ferry crossing between the UK and Scandinavia. One of the most popular posts on this blog is how you'll get 'from the UK to Norway by car and ferry'. And sadly, it's not a happy...

The TrisTrans Saga

TrisTrans Saga is the story of two little adventurers, who together with their parents have embarked on an adventure of a lifetime. The TrisTrans Saga is a real life story and a personal journey of a family - who have taken the leap to make their dreams come true. The family has chosen to clock off, from a busy everyday family life, to together head out into the unknown. TrisTrans Saga is the...

Norway, the Happiest Place on Earth!

© Visit Norway. Humpback whale. Norway has officially won the title 'the happiest place on earth' with Denmark and Iceland as runners up. The World Happiness Report has been published for the past five years, during which the Nordic countries have consistently dominated the top spots. We dived into the question; why? Is it all about hygge? Norway is the happiest place on Earth according to the...

Scandinavian Cabin Fever – See the Naked Naust in Norway!

Inspired by Norway’s traditional boathouses 'naust', the Swedish architect Erik Kolman Janouch decided to build a cabin by the rough Norwegain sea on the remote Vega Island. With all natural materials and a minimal design the architect has achieved to create a secret and safe haven in stunningly dramatic surroundings. Vega Cottage stands on the island of Vega in the Norwegian archipelago not...

Rallarvegen – Norway’s Most Beautiful Cycling Route

Every year, in the short season from July to September, over 20,000 cyclists travel the 'Rallarvegen' route from the mountains to the Fjords of Norway, passing glaciars and fresh water lakes as well as boutique hotels and gourmet restaurants... If you are looking for an active holiday this cycling route is well worth considering. Rallarvegen was originally built in 1902 as a construction road in...