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Sandtorgholmen Hotel

Sandtorgholmen Hotel: Gateway to Lofoten

A relaxing place to stop on the way to Lofoten. The remoteness of the Lofoten Islands is a blessing and a curse. On the one hand you can find yourself alone on a spectacular secluded beach,...
Henningsvær

This is Henningsvær

Picture postcard views and great art galleries just a 30-minute drive from Svolvær. Set on a group of tiny islands seemingly dropped into the ocean at the foot of the imposing Vågakallen mountain, Henningsvær is one...
Driving through Lofoten

A Lofoten Road Trip

Strap yourself in for an unforgettable road trip experience in the north of Norway. I recently spent a week touring the magnificent Lofoten archipelago in northern Norway. More than anywhere else in the country, the dramatic...
Sandtorgholmen Hotel

Getting Around Lofoten

The Lofoten islands are remote with few major urban areas, so planning your transport in advance is a must. Getting there The Lofoten islands are remote and far north of the Arctic circle, so travelling here...
Lofoten 4k video

Watch! The Lofoten Islands in 4K

A stunning video of Norway's dramatic Lofoten islands Earlier this year, the Los Angeles-based filmmaker Raphael Rogers had the chance to travel to Norway's awesome Lofoten Islands, located well inside the Arctic circle. Armed with just...
Green lights

Surfing Under the Northern Lights

Watch an Australian pro surfer tackle northern Norway's waves under a magical light show. Northern Norway is known among surfers for its cold water, big waves and spectacular scenery. Australian professional Mick Fanning flew half way...
Reine in Lofoten on a chilly day

The Price of Tourism in Lofoten

Increasing tourism is leaving its mark on Norway's spectacular Lofoten islands. Can anything be done to mitigate the environmental impact? Lofoten has been heavily promoted as a dream travel destination in recent years, and that publicity...
The modern waterfront of Svolvær in Lofoten, Norway

The Ultimate Guide to Svolvær, Lofoten

The biggest town on Lofoten is a great place to start your road trip. After five years of living in Norway, I finally ticked Lofoten off my bucket list on a research trip for my Moon...