Island

  • Sommarøy: Tromsø’s Best West

    Summer Island is a beautiful little coastal town in Tromsø's west. It's one of my most favourite hideaways as the ocean views are spectacular. Because of the coastal weather the panoramas change...

  • Northern Senja in Pictures

    Senja is the second biggest island in Norway. It is considered a 'little Norway' because it has many environments and habitats that are similar to regions all over the mainland.  Here is just a...

  • Muskox in the City

    If you happen to find yourself in the Dovre mountains in the south of Norway, you may come across a flock of large, mean-looking, sheep-like animals. If you do, congratulations! You have just met...

  • Tromsø is All Uphill

    There is a saying in Tromsø:
    It's all uphill.
    But what goes up, must come down.

    We live on top of the hill on Tromsø island and the city centre lays straight below us. I like...

  • The Art of the Norwegian Tunnel

    Norway is covered in mountains. Rather than going over them, Norwegians prefer to go through them. So advanced is the Norwegian tunnel-making technology that tunnels are built with turns, u-turns,...