The Arctic

How To Protect Your Skin When Visiting The Arctic In Winter — Nordic Wanders – Norway Travel Article

How To Protect Your Skin When Visiting The Arctic In Winter — Nordic Wanders 1.  Regularly apply high SPF sunscreen Packing your sunscreen when you’re going on holiday somewhere hot and sunny isn’t something you forget — after all, you don’t want to burn while you’re lying on a sandy beach, tanning under the scorching sun.But packing sunscreen for a winter adventure is just as important — just because it’s freezing out there or the sun is low, doesn’t mean…

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Moving to Finland vs. Moving to Norway – Scandinavian Travel Article

Moving to Finland vs. Moving to Norway Don’t be fooled by the common assumption that Finnish is actually not so difficult and that you just have to hang an “i” on the English or German word (as in baari, banaani or alkoholi). The devil in person is responsible for these kinds of words!I am convinced that the conquest of the Finnish language requires, besides some madness, two essential things:1) the love for the Finnish language and2) Finnish SISU – this…

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Getting from Iceland to Greenland – Norway Travel Article

Getting from Iceland to Greenland The article contains affiliate linksGreenland can only be reached by 2 ways: plane or cruise ship. If you want to fly to Greenland, you can do so from either Copenhagen, Denmark, or Reykjavik, Iceland. As of today (2019), there are no direct flights to Greenland from the US.The flights from Copenhagen, Denmark, to Greenland land in Kangerlussuaq – a small town in the west of the country that happens to hold the country’s only airport…

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Norway off the beaten track – Scandinavian Travel Article

Norway off the beaten track Birk Husky also has a bird feeder at one of their cottages and there also is a bird-watching tower at Bordinesset. These places are easier to try bird-watching than others. In the end, I did manage to see ducks, swans, flying geese, an osprey and some small birds (tits, jays & sparrows). Of course, don’t expect to see large brightly coloured tropical birds like parrots or peacocks here. These are mostly small birds of the…

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9 Hidden Gems to Inspire You to Visit — Nordic Wanders – Scandinavian Travel Article

9 Hidden Gems to Inspire You to Visit — Nordic Wanders Read on for 9 non-crowded places to visit when making your way to Northern Norway in summer!Northern Norway is probably already on your bucket list, however, while most people flock to Norway’s north in winter to see the Northern Lights, the region is a lot less crowded during summertime. Apart from the Lofoten Islands, that is. In the same way as everyone heads to Tromsø to see the Northern…

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How to get from Tromsø to Lofoten (and what it all costs) – Norway Travel Article

How to get from Tromsø to Lofoten (and what it all costs) Read on for an overview of all transportation options when it comes to getting from Tromsø to Lofoten, complete with duration times and costs.Granted, once you’ve first made your way to Northern Norway, chances are that you might want to stay and explore the area a little longer. Get the most out of the time and expense it takes to get there in the first place. And what…

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