Norway Travel Blog
WANT TO KNOW THE PLACES WE’VE FOUND ACROSS NORWAY SO FAR?
If you’re anything like us, you’ll be interested in the journey as much as the destination? So why not click below to find both…Let yourself drift off to dream, explore and discover parts of the beautiful country that is Norway.
LifeinourVan City Reviews | Oslo | Norway
Oslo in Norway Things we did in Oslo, Norway What we liked about it here's just a few ideas.... If in doubt, head for the harbour to begin your tour of Oslo. Oslo's main 5 museums are located on the pretty island of Bygdøy but first wander the palace gardens nearby &...read more
Lifeinourvan Europe Roadtrip | Dashcam Footage | Norway
If you fancy seeing a little more then, check out the dash cam videos of some of our ‘Top Scenic Drives’ across Europe . Or if you want to read more, click on any of these below to see their full blog post :- Jotunheimen Tourist Route (Norway) Aarhus to Limfjorden...read more
Campsite Review | Bratlands | Bergen | Norway
thinking of a visit to Bratlands? Use our first hand experience to help make your stay even more special... Things we did at Bratlands near Bergen, Norway What we liked about it here's just a few ideas.... Great lakeside locations and plenty of towering...read more
LifeinourVan City Review | Bergen | Norway
bergen in Norway Things we did in Bergen, Norway What we liked about it here's just a few ideas.... It would be hard to find as idyllic a city across the entirety of Europe... it's location amongst the small Norwegian islands at the foot of the fjords is unmissable....read more
Want panoramic views over Bergen? Try the Ulriken Cable Car…
The best views of Bergen are seen from the top of the Ulriken . The Cable Car takes you to the summit in under 15 minutes and the cable car's panoramic windows ensure you don't miss anything. It's a hidden Norwegian gem at the very top not to be missed.... stunning...read more
Baked in Bergen……
Bergen has made quite an impression on all of us... Starting with the superbly efficient public transport from our campsite in Bratlands (Bus - 90, then Tram at Nesttun into centre), which was a perfect start on what was a baking hot day for Bergen -...read more
rounding off a ‘LifeinourVan’ adventure – Scandinavian Summer
Perhaps surprisingly sometimes the best bit of any trip is the finish of any trip..... strange to say, but it always means we can do the following... a) SEE FRIENDS/FAMILY - Its been great to be back seeing both friends and family which is is easily the hardest part...read more
Learning that ‘Speaking Out Matters’ with Fred & Toca Loca at the Nobel Peace Centre
As we are learning on this trip... sometimes you just get lucky and discover 'gold dust' in terms of the perfect place to support your children's education.... perhaps not academically but in becoming a more well rounded human being. What an opportunity to visit the...read more
Absorbing Science in the Norse Teknisk in Oslo…. and a great chance to play Donkey Kong too!
The Norsk Teknisk museum is a wonderfully good way of allowing your kids to burn off some energy.... but also learn something at the same time too!! adly, its located to the very north of the city and takes some 45mins to reach via Tram 11 or the...read more
Our Educational Explorers hit Oslo’s Museums
Oslo's main museums are located on the pretty island of Bygdøy but first we needed to decide the best form of transport from our Ekeberg Campsite (rudimentary site, great location). What better than a similar pass to the one we used in Amsterdam. These passes that...read more
Motorhoming in Norway | Driving across the stunning Jotunheimen National Tourist route
It seems almost impossible to take a motorhoming road trip without stumbling upon yet another wonderfully scenic journey in Norway.... Although 'stumbling' might not quite describe it accurately... As the wonderful National Tourist Route website conjured up some...read more
Motorhoming in Norway | Geirangerfjord …. deservedly a UNESCO site!!!
Having seen much of what Europe now has to offer, but we reckon there simply can't be many better natural views than Geirangerfjord in late Spring / early Summer... A green carpeted valley stretching out to the glacial blue fjord.... all overlooked by imperious snow...read more
Ranch Style Horse riding at Kvistli in Norway
I'm sure it is in young girl's genes to love horses and ours are no exception... they have loved horses since they were exposed to them with local riding schools for special treats...So as we're taking ourselves across Norway in our motorhome... why not try horse...read more
Motorhoming in Norway |Testing our limits at Lillehammer Olympic Park
There can't be too many opportunities to take your children to an Olympic venue like Lillehammer and try to inspire them to look beyond the conventional sporting choice offered by schools in the UK... Perhaps consider other options, be inspired or just focus on being...read more
Motorhoming in Norway | Voringsfoss to Lillehammer… over the Skiftesjøen
Anyone heading for Norway should certainly add this to their road trip list.... Taking the chance to move on from Eidfjord towards a wonderful series of opportunities in Lillehammer... we hadn't quite expected the stunning series of landscapes that fell into...read more