How to Plan a Winter Tromso Itinerary for 1 to 5 Days (2023 Update)

The lit-up Triangular architecture of the Tromso Arctic Cathedral against a mountain backdrop in the snow in winter.

If you’re planning your Arctic Norway itinerary, congratulations: you’re in for a bucket list worthy experience of a lifetime! A trip to Tromso, nicknamed “The Paris of the North” for its important role in Northern Europe’s culture, is a must on any visit to Northern Norway.  This beautiful city serves as the gateway to all sorts … Read more

What to Wear in Norway in Winter: Your Norway Winter Packing List

Allison in an ice hotel in Tromso

If you’re planning a trip to Norway in the colder months, especially coming from a warmer climate, you’re probably a little nervous about what to wear in Norway in winter. I’ve just returned from a winter trip to Norway and while I was a bit concerned about the cold, I found that with the right … Read more

The Most Magical Glass Igloos in Norway: Watch the Northern Lights in Bed!

View of the Northern lights above

There are many ways to see the Northern lights in Northern Norway: going on a husky sledding tour under the aurora, snowshoeing in the wilderness, taking a minibus Northern lights tour in search of the perfect place to spot the Northern lights. But perhaps the best and most interesting way to see the Northern lights … Read more

Whale Watching in Tromso: 13 Things to Know & 5 Best Tours (Ranked!)

tale of a whale diving in norway

Flashing aurora in brilliant hues of lime and fuchsia swirling overhead at night, glistening blue ice castles made of snow by day, dog sledding through frozen landscapes with fjords in the background, meeting Sami reindeer herders… I’m ready to re-book another ticket to Tromsø just writing that. Put simply, Tromsø in winter is one of … Read more