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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

Svolvær, Norway: The Biggest Town in Lofoten

The biggest town in Lofoten is a great place to start a memorable road trip. Here's our complete guide to visiting Svolvaer Norway. After five years of living in Norway, I finally ticked Lofoten off my...
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

Have you ever considered visiting Northern Norway? Here are 11 reasons you might want to consider a trip to the Norwegian Arctic. Recently I published an article proclaiming now as the ideal time to visit Norway. The exchange...