The coastline of Norway's Hardangerfjord

Exploring the Hardangerfjord

Easy access from Bergen makes the lush green surroundings of the Hardangerfjord a popular destination for tourists. While not as long, deep or well-known as the mighty Sognefjord, the 179km-long Hardangerfjord is nevertheless an impressive waterway....
The village of Olden on the Nordfjord in Norway

Exploring the Nordfjord

Welcome to Norway's Nordfjord, home of glaciers, summer skiing, hiking trails, and relaxation aplenty. Despite its size, the Nordfjord is probably the lesser-known of the big Norwegian fjords, but it's just as beautiful. Puncturing Norway's west...
Famous viewpoint of the Geirangerfjord in Norway

The Geirangerfjord

See steep cliffs, tumbling waterfalls and abandoned farmsteads at the Geirangerfjord, Norway's most famous waterway. The 20km-long UNESCO-listed fjord carves through the mountains of Norway leaving near-vertical drops on both sides. It's one of the most...
Hjørundfjord in Norway

How to Save the Fjords of Norway

Only zero-emission electric ferries will be allowed on the west Norwegian fjords from 2026 in a bid to limit pollution. The Norwegian Parliament has adopted a resolution to stop emissions from all water traffic in the...
Famous viewpoint of the Geirangerfjord in Norway

Best Fjords in Norway

One writer's opinion of the very best the Norwegian fjords have to offer. Do you agree? Consistently voted as one of the world's top travel destinations, the fjords of Norway are high on the bucket list...
Shore of the Hjørundfjord in Norway

The Hjørundfjord

It's a mystery to me why the Hjørundfjord remains relatively unknown by international visitors. The lesser-known Hjørundfjord is entirely encircled by the Sunnmøre Alps mountain range, clearly visible from Ålesund. Its forested sides and mountainous backdrop...
Sunset cabin Geirangerfjord

Cabins on the Geirangerfjord

These comfortable cabins in a stunning fjordside location are cheaper than a hotel in Geiranger. Hotels are at a premium in the fjord region, both in terms of price and availability. A far better option is...
Åndalsnes Camping

Riverside Camping in Åndalsnes

Åndalsnes Camping is a great value accommodation choice close to some of Norway's most famous attractions. Åndalsnes is a terrific location for road-trippers heading for the northern part of Fjord Norway, to such sights as the...
Averøya Island

Exploring Averøy

Norway's beautiful Averøy island is the perfect place to stop on a road trip to the Atlantic Ocean Road. Before our visit to the Atlantic Road, we spent a day on beautiful Averøy in Nordmøre. Averøy...
Parents on the Atlantic Road

Fly With Us on the Atlantic Road

An unexpected brief appearance on Norway's TV2. Uh, it's been almost three weeks since my last post, how did that happen? Sorry everyone! One of the reasons is I've been playing host to my parents the...