Midnight by candlelight and an early morning walk in Tromsø

Midnight by candlelight and an early morning walk in Tromsø

Tromsø, over 217 miles north of the Arctic circle and over a thousand miles further north than I had ever been before in my life, is where my Arctic cruise began and ended. On our final evening in Norway we reluctantly disembarked for the very last time but...
Norwegian Arctic Highlights

Norwegian Arctic Highlights

When I was invited to join a Hurtigruten cruise in the Arctic, as you can imagine I eagerly accepted and if you followed my journey on Instagram or Twitter you’ll know what a wonderful time I had. The biggest highlight has to be the husky dog sleigh ride, which...
Racing along the frozen fjords with the huskies

Racing along the frozen fjords with the huskies

“There are moments when you feel nothing else other than being outside together with your dog-team. You forget about the concerns of daily life. You just feel. Moments when the Northern Lights show up, the moon is shining, the ice-crystals in the twigs are...
Instagramming the Arctic, #realNorway

Instagramming the Arctic, #realNorway

I’m back from a truly memorable voyage with Hurtigruten, on the MS Richard With, around Norway, where three of my big travel dreams became a reality: visiting the Arctic, seeing the northern lights and taking a husky dog sleigh ride! I’ve so much to share...
Taking the fast route – confessions of a cruise virgin!

Taking the fast route – confessions of a cruise virgin!

In just a few days time I’ll be off on the adventure of a lifetime cruising with Hurtigruten in the Arctic circle but I have a confession to make – I don’t like cruises! Not that I have ever been on one you understand – I have just never liked...
All aboard for an Arctic adventure with Hurtigruten

All aboard for an Arctic adventure with Hurtigruten

A couple of months ago I received a very exciting invitation and now, I can hardly believe, that in less than two weeks time, I’ll be off on another adventure. Not to Africa or the Med, nor India or anywhere hot and steamy – quite the opposite. I’ll...

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