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Northern Europe

In the Northern Europe section you will find all blogposts and video logs of The Trip 2017 regarding countries in Northern Europe.

My time on the Lofoten Islands was coming to an end and there was one final Norwegian landmark that was on my bucketlist; The North Cape. The North Cape is often considered the northernmost point of Europe. On the top of the cliff there is a beautiful viewing point of the merger of the Norwegian sea and the Barents...
Visiting the Lofoten has always been my dream. I arrived in the port of Sørvågen at 6.30 AM after taking a 3-hour ferry from Bodø. It was a early trip, but once I arrived it was all worth it. As it was still early on a Friday morning and my room was not available until 2.00 PM I decided to drive...
It was time to head north or else I would stay in Norway forever! There is just so much to see that you could easily spend weeks traveling on just the south and west part of Norway.  After hiking the Trolltunga I made a quick 5 day stop in Solvorn where the Eplet Bed and Apple Farm is located. I recharged my...
I was walking around Bergen when I came across a ticket shop for the famous fjord cruises. Between all the big offers, on a small  A-4 paper there was a sign that said; Learn how to make apple juice and sauces. Visit the Eplet Bed and Apple farm in Solvorn! Hmm.. That is something new, I thought. I don't have...
Hiking the famous Trolltunga had been on my bucket list for a long time. I had seen many photos and videos of people standing on the well known rock, which is located in the municipality of Odda in Hordaland county. Trolltunga (meaning troll tongue) can be found on the northside of the beautiful Ringedalsvatnet lake at 700 meter high. After informing with...
It is true that the city of Oslo is quite expensive, but it is also true that there are some ways that you can make even the most expensive city a little more budget friendly. Even Oslo, Norway can become easy for the budget wise traveler to navigate. Here are some ways that you can make the city easier...
I finally arrived in Norway and after spending a few days in Oslo it was time to explore Norway what it is best known for; Fjords, nature & wildlife! The route between Oslo and Bergen has the reputation for being one of the most beautiful routee (either by car or train) on this planet. There is such a rich...
With over 20 islands, the Gothenburg Archipelago is a beautiful collection of islands right in front of the city of Gothenburg. I visited the south archipelago and will discuss how I got to most of the islands for just € 18,- and spend a great day wildlife & nature sightseeing, eating delicious foods and checking out the local history...
If you ever visited Denmark you will think mainly of two things: Beautiful architecture and expensive tourist activities. It is indeed a problem for many tourists that the cost of going out for dinner, visiting the museums and zoos and having an alcoholic beverage comes at a higher cost compared to the rest of Europe. Good thing, I figured...
After having a great time in Berlin seeing the city on a budget and racing past all the big landmarks and architect wonders in a Trabi it was time to continue my journey. My next step was suppose to be taking the ferry from Rostock to Gedser to enter Denmark. After a lot of remarks and feedback of people they mentioned I...