7 Breathtaking Mountain Views – Inspires Adventure

The mountains are magical! Snow capped peaks, crystal blue glacial lakes and green alpine meadows: what’s not to love? An alpine hike is a great way to explore the mountains too but maybe a chairlift or gondola ride is more relaxing?! Chairlifts and gondolas are both fun ways to travel in the mountains and it…

5 Valentine’s Day Traditions From Around The World – Inspires Adventure

Many countries sound the world have their own unique twist on Valentine’s Day celebrations alongside gifting: cards, chocolates, flowers and romantic meals. Here are 5 Valentine’s Day traditions from around the world! 5 Valentine’s Day Traditions From Around The World Denmark/Norway On Valentine’s Day men send woman a “gaekkebrev” which is a funny/joking poem, love letter or rhyme…

The Sami Joik – Inspires Adventure

Tuesday 6th February marks Sami National Day and it is a perfect time to learn about the Sami Joik! Who Are The Sami? Now you may have never heard of the Sami people as they live in Arctic Europe and are the native people of Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia! They are traditionally known for…

3 Stunning Beaches In Unexpected Places – Inspires Adventure

What do Iceland, Canada and Norway all have in common? Is it breathtaking scenery? A love for the outdoors? Being a happy place to live? All the above and you guessed it – they have stunning beaches! In fact, these are some of my favourite beaches in the world! (Just look at the photos to…

A Guide To Reindeer Sledding – Inspires Adventure

What is it like to go reindeer sledding across snowy, untouched landscapes? It’s a truly magical experience to sled across the Arctic wilderness! Here’s your guide on what to expect on your reindeer sledding experience! Difficulty This is an easy activity that everyone can enjoy! You’ll be be driven out to a base camp, kitted…

What Lessons Can We Learn From Norway? – Inspires Adventure

Norway: the magical land of fjords, glaciers and mountains is consistently ranked one of the happiest places to live! In fact, it is ranked number 1 in the 2017 UN World Happiness Report! (UK trailing behind at 19…!) From my visit, I got a glimpse into Norwegian life and why that may be! Here are…

7 Tips For Going Northern Lights Hunting – Inspires Adventure

I was lucky to see the Northern Lights on both my Norway and Iceland adventures! Here are a few handy and practical tips when hunting the Northern Lights! Clear Skies You need to find a location with clear skies and ideally be able to see the stars! If there is a light cloud cover then…

Can You Take Northern Lights Photos On A Phone? – Inspires Adventure

This is the million dollar question for the traveller without an expensive, hi-tech camera! And the answer is….drum roll please… yes! It is possible to take Northern Lights Photos on your phone with the help of an app! This is a question I googled extensively before my trip to Norway and the I read about…

24 Hours In Tromso – Inspires Adventure

Visiting Tromso as part of an adventure to Norway? Not sure how to plan your day in the largest city in Northern Norway? I spent 5 days in Tromso during November 2017 and here is a guide for a 24 hour adventure in the city! 8:30am – Eat A Warm Breakfast Eating a substantial warm…

Tromsø – Top 10 Things To Do – Inspires Adventure

Ever wondered what it’s like to visit the Arctic? Venture to untouched wilderness? Get a glimpse of what life may be like for people living in these regions? Tromsø, the gateway to the Arctic, is located in Northern Norway and is perfect for a winter trip for the adventure seeker and nature lover! You can…