My family loves to travel, as documented on this blog. Maybe it’s more accurate to say that I passed on this love for exploration to our children, making travel a regular part of our lives and something we look forward to each time. As much as traveling can be exciting and full of promise, it’s… Continue reading How to Travel Around the World — With Kids In Tow!
When you think of including kid-friendly activities in your travel itinerary, the first instinct would be to think of adventure parks and play-oriented places. However, I think we would be underestimating our children by limiting them to such things. While we do look out for such fun ideas, we also don’t shy away from immersing ourselves… Continue reading 8 Kid-Friendly Museums Around the World
Norway’s travelers usually expect to be swept away by the country’s magnificent natural attractions, visiting its quaint towns, touring its mountainscapes and fjords, and chasing the Northern Lights. But Norway is also home to one of the most cosmopolitan cities, filled with museums and cultural centers. I’m talking about Oslo, Norway’s capital and one of… Continue reading Oslo: Scandinavia’s Hip and Cool Capital (Norway, Part 4)
So here we are on our fourth day in Tromsø, on our final attempt to catch the Northern Lights. Many people consider catching a sight of the Northern Lights, aka the Aurora Borealis, as part of their bucket list, but you must know that there are no guarantees about seeing this. While there are tools to know the… Continue reading The Most Spectacular Show in the Sky: The Aurora Borealis (Norway, Part 3)
Past the freezing Arctic Circle, far into the northeastern part of Norway is the city of Tromsø — and the second leg of our Arctic Adventure.
After more than 24 hours of flying in between four different airports, we finally arrived in our first destination in Norway, the city of Bergen. Here is a melting-pot of cultures and Norway’s most international and second most-populous city. It is home to a historic and colorful row of Hanseatic commercial buildings called Bryggen (Norwegian for wharf), a UNESCO World… Continue reading The City of Bergen and the Fjords (Norway, Part 1)