Best hikes in the Lofoten Islands

As far as we’re concerned, nowhere else in the world can truly compare to the dramatic scenery of the Lofoten Islands, and to really appreciate the beauty its best to explore on foot. The mountains rise up 400 – 1000m so it makes the summits very manageable in one day. The air doesn’t feel thin…

Kayaking under the midnight sun in the Norwegian Arctic

While we’re in the Lofoten Islands we’re helping our hosts set up their kayak business. Craig’s been doing lots of carpentry work while I’ve been painting and chipping in with logo ideas. Before things kick off with the busy summer season though, we’ve been taken out on a few kayak trips. On our first trip,…

Our favourite hike in the Lofoten Islands

It was a perfect day for an 8 hour hike in the mountains – the sky was blue, the birds were tweeting and a gentle breeze rustled through the trees. We were going to hike up Veinestinden, and with an elevation of 730m it made it the highest mountain we’ve climbed in the Lofoten Islands….

Goodbye island paradise

We spent five wonderful days in the Lofoten Islands, hiking 4 (small) mountains and being rewarded with some of the worlds best scenery. What I loved about the area is there’s a lot of short hikes, most of the ones we did were only 2 hours long. Not easy going though; it was rough terrain,…

Photos of The Lofoten Islands/Paradise

Here are some photos of the past few days travelling the eastern half of Lofoten. It really is an incredible place, with some of the best beaches and mountains I’ve ever seen. If you live in a campervan, like us, stock up on food in cheaper countries (thank you German Lidl’s) and wild camp –…