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 with you but first here’s a taster of what I got up to on my Arctic adventure as shared on Instagram.

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Ticket pack for #Norway arrived yesterday! Includes great guide on Northern Lights.
Thanks @UKHurtigruten #realnorway I’m one very excited travel blogger 🙂

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Enjoying a relaxing breakfast in @No1traveller lounge with
waiting for flight to Norway @Hurtigruten #excited #realnorway #foodporn #veryexcited !!!

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Free Wi-Fi at 35,000 feet! What next? @fly_norwegian #realnorway #travel #ttot

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Inside the MS Richard With, home for the next few days #realNorway #hurtigruten

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Love my cabin on MS Richard With #realnorway #hurtigruten

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Delicious lunch on board MS Richard With. So tasty! #realNorway #Norway #Hurtigruten

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@quirkytraveller manhandling a very large crab #realNorway #norway

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Hurtigruten delivering the post around Norway #realnorway

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MS Richard With at Honningsvag #realnorway #arctic #travelpics

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Flying over Havoysund #realNorway #arctic #wildlife

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Not quite the polar bears I was hoping for! 😉 #realNorway #travel #norway #arctic

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instagram 24 After the most amazing seafood buffet there was a wonderful selection of desserts, fruit and cheeses… Superb! #realNorway #foodporn #travel

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On a day like today you know
that all the hard work is so very worth it!
#realnorway #HuskySledge

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Huskies did the hard work today! #realNorway #arctic #hurtigruten Thank you so much @UKHurtigruten

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Great to be alive! 🙂 #huskydogs #realnorway #norway #arctic #travel

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Another fantastic dinner on MS Richard With #realnorway #norway #travel #foodporn

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Glorious view from boat as we arrive in Tromsø last night #realnorway #norway #travel

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Wonderful, emotive midnight concert by candle light in Tromsø cathedral #realnorway #travel #norway

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Magical snowy view from my hotel room this morning #Tromsø #realnorway #travel

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Norwegian church, Tromsø #realNorway #travel #norway #snow

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Reflection of church in Tromsø #Norway #RealNorway

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Tromsø in the snow #Norway #architecture #realNorway

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Tromsø looking particularly beautiful in the snow #realNorway #travel #Norway #snow #winter #fjord

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Seeing the northern lights was just one of many highlights. Thank you @UKHurtigruten #realnorway #travel #ttot #tt #northernlights

MS Richard With, Hurtigruten

Thanks to everyone for making #realnorway so fantastic @UKHurtigruten and all the fabulous staff on MS Richard With, @quirkytraveller@livesharetravel@baileyphoto1@holeinthedonut, @mcphee and @adammoulder. Such wonderful memories that I will never forget 🙂


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