Manshausen, credit: Margo Pfeiff

The World Needs More of Norway's Friluftsliv

Margo Pfeiff spends time in the glorious outdoors of Norway and discovers that the world needs more of Norway's Friluftsliv. Friluftsliv, a word coined in 1859 by writer Henrik Ibsen, loosely means “free air life,” and it signifies a fundamental understanding of the healing effects of nature.

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Hurtigruten Lofoten Food experiences

Food, Glorious Food: A Delicious Guide to Hurtigruten

Ivy Thompson explains the wonderful food options on Hurtigruten's Norwegian Coastal Voyage, enjoyed on our small group tour this winter, 'Arctic Light, Auroras and Hurtigruten'. The stunning Norwegian coastal scenery is hardly interrupted during onboard meal times: breakfast, lunch and dinner is served in dining-areas with panorama views thanks to large window-panes on either side of the restaurants.

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Ørjan Bertelsen / Hurtigruten

Arctic Light, Auroras & Hurtigruten: A Group-tour With a Difference

Earlier this year, I set out on a work-related adventure: I escorted our wildly popular ‘Arctic Light, Auroras & Hurtigruten’-tour for 14 days in January. Most of the exciting winter-itinerary offered brand new experiences even for a Norwegian like myself: A delightful first-hand insight into a range of our most popular products and destinations; all rolled into a winter wonderland small-group adventure.

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Antti Haanpää:Yle

How about spending your next Easter in Finland?

Many overseas travellers seem to overlook the late winter / early springtime in the Nordics, however it is a fantastic time to visit the region. There are less crowds and there is still plenty of snow in the north and sunshine in the south. Furthermore, there are certain foods and traditions that you will not come across any other time of the year!

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