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The Breathtaking Beauty of Fjord Norway

Have you ever been so overwhelmed by your surroundings that you shed a tear? Something so awe-inspiring you just had to let go of your emotions? Introducing the highlight of my summer vacation, the boat trip...
Flam Ferdaminne Apartments

Flåm Ferdaminne Holiday Apartments, Flåm

An affordable self-catering accommodation option at the heart of the Norwegian fjords. When booking our summer trip, one of the first things we had to do was secure accommodation. Despite its tiny size, thousands of people...
Overlooking the Aurlandsfjord

Exploring Flåm

After our epic rail journey, my parents and I finally made it to Flåm. Situated deep within centre-west Norway on an arm of the mighty Sognefjord and nestled tightly below towering peaks, Flåm is a prime example...
Flåmsbana valley

Our Journey on the Magical Flåm Railway

A personal tale of a first-time trip on one of the world’s most famous railway journeys. Way back in January my parents and I decided to book a summer holiday in Norway to celebrate my Dad's...

My Norwegian Summer Vacation

Last year I described my surprise at Norway's Big July Shutdown, when pretty much the entire country takes their vacation. This year, I was a little more prepared for it. My family joined me for a...
Me on my balcony, enjoying the spring sunshine

A Personal Update

Other than celebrating my first year in Norway, I've been a little quiet on here of late. Reason being, I've been incredibly busy! A New Job When I moved here one year ago it was on...