If you are looking for an English speaking country with fresh and delicious food, commitment to environmental preservation and gorgeous scenery, Norway is a natural choice.

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Fluffy Norwegian Sheep

With a Norwegian husband I’m fortunate to get an inside glimpse of this gorgeous country. I took an absolutely phenomenal journey to experience some of the beauty and wonder of Norway and can’t wait to share with you!

My journey kicks off with a look at the Northern Lights, and then will take us through the picturesque Lofoten Islands. An overnight stay in a fisherman’s cottage is next, and then a leisurely drive.

Lofoten Islands

Lofoten Islands

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Lofoten Islands

We’ll then go up to the frozen tundra of Svalbard, which is an arctic archipelago about halfway between continental Norway and the North Pole.

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Esmark Glacier in the Arctic

Here are some of the things I’ll cover in this trip report:

Getting There in Austrian Business Class
Seeing the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights)
The Road to Lofoten is Paved with Postcards
On the Way to Rorbu #15 in Lofoten
Spending the Night in a Traditional Rorbu
Exploring the Picturesque Lofoten Islands
A Night in a Traditional Rorbuer
Radisson Blu Polar Hotel (only 800 miles from the North Pole!)
Longyearbyen – the World’s Northernmost City
Crossing the Isfjord in a Boat
Barentsburg Mining Town
Face to Face with Esmark Glacier

Follow along with me on my trip, and leave me a comment if you’d like anything else included!