Sweden and Norway offer an irresistible combination of delights for travelers. From medieval pilgrimages to Viking explorations, the arctic terrain is crisscrossed with historic trails.
Our year in travel: 50 photos of our travels in 2018. Sweden, Malawi, Russia, Italy, and India were the highlights.
The St. Olav's Way starts in Selånger, Sweden, and ends at Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim, Norway. It follows the road Olav traveled in the summer of 1030. It has been a pilgrimage route since the 11th Century.
It’s been such a full year I needed to retrace our itinerary to get my head around all that we’ve seen in 2015. Initially, I just wanted to post some random images–previously unpublished–that have stayed [...]
View over Bergen, Norway. In my continuing efforts to get all the goodie out of my Eurail Pass, I spent a week in Norway earlier this year, training from Oslo to Bergen and [...]
Cross country on Norway's Bergen Railway offers long views of snow, waterfalls, rivers and lakes. And skies. Long story short, I found myself in Oslo, Norway, with a Eurail pass and a week [...]
Discovering European Capitals of Culture GalleryAustria, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
Museum of Alchemy in Prague, a European Capital of Culture in 2000 Since 1985, the European Commission has been designating one or two cities per year as European Capitals of Culture (ECOC). That’s [...]
Our 2014 Travels in 50 Photos GalleryBelgium, Denmark, England, Estonia, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, National Parks, Nature and Wildlife, Netherlands, North America, Norway, Photography, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Unesco World Heritage Sites, United States
2014 was our biggest year of traveling yet. We visited 19 countries, including a long driving trip in the western United States. We saw, in order, the United States, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, [...]
Reindeer in Finland are as common as raccoons in mid-America, except cuter and tamer. We kept our eyes open for wildlife sightings in Lapland, when we weren't blinded by the midnight sun. It [...]
While we were staying in Inari, Finland, we drove 200 kilometers north to get a glimpse of some fjords and the Arctic Ocean. We drove out to the end of one of those fjords and [...]