Category Archives: NORWAY

21 Best places for whale watching in the world for your next ethical adventure

Madagascar is one of the best places for whale watching in the world

The sun was shining as the 20-foot boat floated in the Indian Ocean somewhere outside the small island of Sainte-Marie in eastern Madagascar. The 5-6 tourists on the boat were mesmerized. So was I. Surrounding the boat, were 3 massive humpback whales. Just hanging out. While 5 shiny dolphins were jumping playfully around them. We […]

Jotunheimen hiking: Discover Besseggen hike Norway

Top of the Besseggen hike

Climbing up the rough rocky mountain with Gjende lake 700 meters beneath you on one side and Bessvatnet lake 300 meters down on the other side, Besseggen hike is truly a unique nature experience. If you have Jotunheimen hiking on your Norway bucket list, then the Besseggen trail needs to be on your itinerary. I have […]

10 Best hikes in Norway – a complete hiking guide

Molden front image

While traveling, I am often asked what my home country has to offer. I used to say “nothing”. That´s a lie. Norway has nature. Stunningly beautiful nature. In abundance. Norway is a hiker’s paradise and known for its long fjords winding their way through majestic mountains and green valleys with breathtaking views. I am sure […]

Gaustatoppen hike – get the best views of Norway

Gaustatoppen hike

Gaustatoppen is situated in Hardangervidda National Park, towering over the town of Rjukan. Gaustatoppen hike ends at an altitude of 1883 meters from where you can see all the way to Sweden and it is the highest peak in southern Norway. You can enjoy a 360 view from the top where you see a sixth […]