Monthly Archives: February 2023

Scandic Torget Hotel Review: in the heart of Bryggen, Bergen

Comfortable bed in Scandic Torget Hotel in Bergen

When arriving someplace new, stepping into a cosy, chic hotel can make you feel immediately at home. With comfy beds, a sumptuous breakfast buffet and a perfect city centre location, the Scandic Torget does just that.  On a recent winter trip to Bergen, I stayed in the Scandic Torget hotel, enjoying their Norwegian hospitality as […]

32 best things to do in Bergen in winter (2023 guide)

Sunset over Bryggen

If you’re looking for things to do in Bergen in winter, read on! I spent a few days in Bergen this winter and loved exploring the city’s cosy surroundings. Here’s all you need to know about exploring Norway’s second city in the cooler months. Bergen has always been a city on the edge. The second […]

16 fantastic places to visit in Europe in February

Arctic Cathedral with snow around it

Are you looking for an unforgettable February getaway in Europe? Myself and other expert travel bloggers have put together this list of the best place to visit in Europe in February in this post! There’s so much to see in Europe, even in the middle of winter. While it’s certainly not the warmest month of […]

10 incredible reasons to visit Bergen in February

The historic wooden buildings of Bergen that sit next to the fjord

The best reasons to visit Bergen in February include fewer crowds, delicious seafood, cosy all-weather attractions and local vibes. We’ll explore them all in this blog post! The gateway to Norway’s fjords, home to some of Europe’s best seafood, dramatic mountain and ocean scenery and delightful architecture, it’s no surprise that Bergen constantly enjoys prestige […]

15 top places to visit in Norway in winter: fjords & Arctic!

View of the Arctic Cathedral, Tromso bridge and the mountains in the background.

The frozen country of Norway is known for its picturesque natural beauty, jaw-dropping fjords, glaciers extending on for miles and mountains soaring into the sunset.  It’s true that in the winter months, the Northern Europe of Norway is cold and dark. But there’s also a vast range of winter activities and beautiful snow-dusted towns to […]

Vienna in November: 10 reasons to visit Austria’s capital


Vienna in November… when the streets are quiet but Christmas spirit starts filling the air and you can take in seasonal events at bargain prices. In this post, Vienna expert Sabrina details exactly WHY you should choose this month to visit Austria’s capital! Statistically, November is one of the least popular months for travelers visiting […]

40 unmissable things to do in Iceland in January

Mountain views with the sunrise in the background on the Sculptures and Shore walk along Reykjavik coastline

Are you planning a trip to Iceland in January? This guide details the best things to do, offers tips on how to prepare for the weather and demonstrates why you should choose to visit the country in this season! With sunsets and sunrises that seem to take up all the daylight hours, deep frozen waterfalls […]

3 days in Iceland in winter itinerary: snow, spas & auroras!

Blue thermal pool at the Golden Circle in winter, with bright blue in the left and a patch of snow. There's a girl in a beige coat standing in the snow by the lake.

Are you looking for a three days in Iceland in winter itinerary? You’re in luck – if you want a long weekend in Iceland in November, December, January, February or March, this full guide will show you exactly how to plan a trip there, what to do when you’re there and offer some valuable tips […]

Reykjavik Lights review: perfect for Iceland in winter

Girl looking over the mountains close to Reykjavik, gazing out of the window in Iceland

Check out this Reykjavik Lights by Kea Hotels review: the perfect hotel for Iceland in winter (although it’s suitable for any season!). Finding somewhere to stay in Reykjavik in winter can be a little challenging, especially if you’re keen to not spend too much money!  Luckily I have a perfect solution for you – the […]

Iceland winter packing list and what to wear in Iceland!

Girl standing by one of the hot pools on the golden circle; this is a hot pool that local bakery owners actually bake bread in!

If you’re planning a trip to Iceland in winter, you might be wondering what exactly is best to pack. The country is known for being cold and dark during this time of year (the clue’s in the name!), but what exactly should you be packing for a winter trip to Iceland, one of the northernmost […]