Our winter season in the Norwegian Arctic

After almost four months working in Norway it’s time for us to head off and get back to travelling. We‘re heading to Vancouver Canada, to buy a new van so we can do our third roadtrip across North America. We haven’t lived in a van since our Alaska to Florida trip in 2016 so we…

Snow storms and wild aurora shows at a wilderness cabin in Norway

We parked at the end of a snow covered road, slung our rucksacks on our backs, grabbed plastic sacks filled with duvets and set off on an extremely snowy trail. We had a 700m walk through deep snow to the Guvåghytta, a remote wilderness cabin in Vesterålen. Our hosts were holidaying abroad so without any…

The Northern Lights | Better in photos or in person?

The northern lights are the main reason we came to Norway in winter. It’s something we’ve wanted to see for years and we have four months to see them while volunteering here so our chances are very high! It was on our 6th night that we finally saw them. My aurora app said there was…