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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...
Bodø

A Weekend in Bodø

Ah, Bodø. It's fair to say this small city (rough pronunciation: boo-duh) somewhere in the north of Norway is not near the top of anyone's bucket lists. But just a boat ride away, the mighty Lofoten islands definitely...
Tromsø in winter

11 Reasons to Visit the Norwegian Arctic

Recently I published an article proclaiming now as the ideal time to visit Norway. The exchange rate movement, driven by the rapid decline in the oil price, means Norway is much cheaper to visit than this time last...