Hiking Trolltunga – everything you need to know

Why hike Trolltunga? For the ‘gram! No, I kid, there are much easier ways to get cool photos for your social media than hiking over 20km up river and down dale. Trolltunga is a beautiful hike that takes you through completely different landscapes, from shallow lakes, to mossy rocks, panoramic views over the fjord below, … Continue reading Hiking Trolltunga – everything you need to know

Mountains, Fjords and Fish – a one week summer itinerary for Norway

One week in Norway I’ve planned lots of road trips over the years and I have to say this was one of the hardest to put together. Norway is vast and punctuated like a doily with rivers and fjords meaning a lot roads suddenly turn into ferry crossings which can add some unexpected time. Add … Continue reading Mountains, Fjords and Fish – a one week summer itinerary for Norway

7 days in Iceland – glaciers and lagoons

Day 5: Skaftafell to Jökulsárlón Vatnajökull National Park Vatnajökull National Park is home to Vatnajökull, or Vatna Glacier, Iceland’s largest glacier and one of the biggest in Europe. It covers more than 8% of Iceland. Skaftafell is usually used as a base for those visiting the area, which is exactly what we did. There are … Continue reading 7 days in Iceland – glaciers and lagoons