Norway is a winter wonderland and I had the opportunity to travel to this Scandinavian country a few years ago in the heart of the cold season. Basing my trip in Oslo, the country’s capital city, I was able to experience a modern Nordic winter, visit Lillehammer, do a day trip to Flam, and eat … Continue Reading

It was our second evening in Oslo, Norway, and my husband and I decided to go out for a romantic dinner to celebrate the start of our Nordic winter adventure. After consulting TripAdvisor and our accommodations receptionist we made reservations at hos Thea for five o’clock that evening. Bundled up against the Norwegian cold we … Continue Reading

If you dream of experiencing a Nordic winter, Oslo is the city where your fantasies can come alive. Here are four ways to experience a modern Nordic winter in Oslo. Eat Exquisite Comfort Food Eating out in Oslo is expensive, however, it is worth splurging on one outstanding meal during your trip. Oslo has many … Continue Reading

The day started with a chilly walk to Oslo’s central train station for an early departure to Flåm. Finding a window seat for the six-hour journey, I watched through the window as the train carved through snow covered central Norway. Past small towns and farm fields the train wound its way up to Myrdal where … Continue Reading

Follow my blog with Bloglovin The young woman slides sleekly down the middle of the snow-covered main street. She wears a woolen toque, mittens, fur lined boots, and balances on the thin steel rails of her traditional spark sled. Welcome to the Norwegian winter wonderland of Lillehammer. Touring Lillehammer As many of you may know … Continue Reading