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Aurora Borealis Norway

Trondheim’s Night of the Northern Lights

This week the skies above Trondheim exploded with colour as the northern lights season kicked off in spectacular fashion. Catching the northern lights in Trondheim isn't something that happens every day. It's a rare event even...
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...
Kirkenes in winter

A Weekend in Kirkenes

A very different part of Norway. When the opportunity arose to visit an Arctic iron ore mine for one of my freelance writing clients, I jumped at the chance. Whenever I travel in Norway, I love to...
Trine Tromsø Friluftsenter

Chasing the Northern Lights

An Interview with Trine Risvik, Tromsø Friluftsenter If and when I leave Norway, I know for sure what my most enduring memory will be: my first and (still to this day) most spectacular sighting of the...
Aurora Borealis Norway

The Night The Northern Lights Came Out To Play

When friends and family from the UK ask me about life in Norway, they don't ask me how I cope with the winter, or how I cope with the cost of living. The first question is...