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Sep 10th, 2017 | Norway
Gaustatoppen - this name has been lingering in my head ever since we had our Norwegian winter camping adventures in Notodden and our local friend Mariann told us with praising words and wild fire in her eyes about this darling mountain. With an evergrowing passion for conquering mountain tops and seeing that Gaustatoppen is only a few hours away from Oslo, it was just a question of time when I would return. One year later in August it happened and I found myself swallowed up by clouds at the top of this impressive elevation [...]
Standing at the edge of Preikestolen (The Pulpit Rock) in Norway October 30th, 2016 | Norway Preikestolen has been a dream destination of ours since we started The Nordic Journey and to finally find ourselves standing at the very edge of the cliff was unbelievable [...]
Finding the Sólheimasandur flight wreck May 25th, 2015 |Iceland Iceland's remarkable and diverse nature is what tickles most visitors' hearts and certainly those with a big heart for outdoors adventure. However, in the middle of nowhereland [...]
After the mist: Uncovering the waterfall of Gásadalur April 29th, 2015 | Faroe Islands We knew beforehand we had to turn around. While driving cross country to see the iconic waterfall Múlafossur near the village Gásadalur on Vagar [...]
A Sea of Icicles in the Raufarhólshellir Lava Cave July 2nd, 2015 | Iceland Of all the things we experienced in Iceland, our visit to the Raufarhólshellir Lava Cave was for me the highlight of the trip. Never in my life have I felt more like a globetrot [...]
Winter camping in the Norwegian snow - you bet we did! April 28th, 2016 | Norway Never in my wildest dream had I imagined that I would ever spend a night outside in the freezing cold by my own free will. People told us we were insane to even think about camping [...]
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November 21st, 2015 | Denmark Denmark's oldest town, Ribe oozes with charm and history A few weeks ago we made a weekend trip to Ribe, Denmark's oldest town and we had such a delightful stay combined with a visit to the Wadden Sea National Park [...]
December 14th, 2014 | Denmark Flintholm Stenhus, a tiny abandoned stonehouse in the woods It was here in the woods in Djursland that the naked trees bid us welcome with a red carpet of old leaves on the forest ground. For way to long we had neglected to take on [...]
February 4th, 2017 | Denmark The lonesome Lodbjerg Lighthouse in Thy National Park There in the heart of the large heath and plantation area of Denmark's oldest and biggest national park, stands the 35 meter tall lighthouse by the name Lodbjerg Lighthouse in all solitude [...]
August 8th, 2016 | Denmark Instagram Takeover @GoVisitDenmark - Summer Edition This July, we had the honourable pleasure to do an Instagram Takeover @GoVisitDenmark, the official Instagram account of VisitDenmark. Being approached by these guys [...]
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October 28th, 2015 | Finland A Finnish summer bike trip on the Turku Archipelago Trail We first discovered the Turku Archipelago earlier this year when we were looking for places to visit in Finland as part of our Nordic Journey project. If you look closely on the world map [...]
July 29th, 2015 | Sweden An unforgettable adventure with High Coast Hike High Coast Hike has without a doubt been the most challenging adventure on our The Nordic Journey '15! Michelle and I didn't grow up in a home with scout blood running through our vains [...]
November 16th, 2016 | Denmark Discover Søhøjlandet: Canoe trip from Ry to Himmelbjerget It may have looked like a gloomy day out there on the water, yet the spirit was high and cheerful as we crossed the lakes from Ry to Himmelbjerget on our two-day canoe trip together with our friend [...]
July 9th,2015 | Denmark Discover Søhøjlandet: A summer visit to Himmelbjerget ("The Sky Mountain") This may come as a surprise for some people but we don't have mountains in Denmark. The country is relatively flat but we got hills. In particular, we got hills in Søhøjlandet [...]