Discover beautiful Bergen – things to do in Bergen, gateway to the fjords

Bergen, Norway - things to do in Bergen

Flying in to Bergen was quite the revelation. I didn’t know what to expect, but the sight of thousands of little islands or skerries dotting the fjords below was nothing short of breathtaking. The city is of course the gateway to the fjords and the scenery I just described is what draws thousands of visitors […]

Adventures in Oslo – museums, island hopping and art with the Oslo Pass

She Lies sculpture by Monica Bonvicini Oslo

Norway’s capital Oslo was the third stop on our fjords and cities Scandinavian itinerary. Blessed with sunny skies and the handy Oslo Pass, our adventures in Oslo were full of culture, enjoying the outdoors and the city’s relaxed atmosphere. Here are our suggestions on great things to do in Oslo using the Oslo card. But […]

7 different ways to see the spectacular fjords in Norway

Fjords in Norway

When you think of Norway, you think of fjords and snow-capped mountains that seem like they touch the sky. Waterfalls cascade from rocky peaks.  Houses painted Scandinavian red perched on tiny islands look out over flowing waters. The Norwegian fjords and surrounding terrain are a perfect wilderness. So what is the best way to see the fjords in Norway? […]