Photoset: Tromsø 2017

It’s May and the sun is shining so when better for a photoset of some of my favourite pictures from Tromsø in February. Tromsø is easily the most photogenic place I’ve ever been and I put so many of them on Instagram for so long that I couldn’t imagine sharing this photoset in any shape other than… More Photoset: Tromsø 2017

Norway 2017: The Northern Lights are like women in fashion magazines

This post was originally going to be about the evils of booking.com (and I stand by that – never use them, they are evil) but now it’s not. Norway was simply too nice to waste an entire post on something as unpleasant as booking.com. It wasn’t an auspicious start. I had to get up at… More Norway 2017: The Northern Lights are like women in fashion magazines

Svalbard preparation

My next big adventure is to Svalbard. In November. I know. I guess I’ve realised that was a bit of a mad idea. So I did some homework. I’m a big believer in doing some research, especially if you’re going somewhere special and there isn’t anywhere more special than Svalbard. What have I learnt? Well,… More Svalbard preparation

Winter sports: snowshoeing

Snowshoeing was something I’d wanted to try for years. Something about it appealed – tramping across pristine white snow with ease and being as one with my surroundings. Or something like that. But opportunities to try it were few and far between. It’s not really a thing they do in Iceland, and although it was… More Winter sports: snowshoeing