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6 best Tromsø Sami tours & exploring Sami culture in Norway

Tromsø Sami tours are valuable excursions that’ll educate you about Northern Norway’s indigenous population. I experienced a few of them on my winter trip to Norway, learning about the native Sami people as I went. The Arctic wind howled as the blizzard of snow whipped around us. My toes felt like icicles as I gingerly […]

Thon Hotel Tromsø Review: modern hotel in Norway!

If you’re looking for somewhere convenient and comfortable to stay in Tromso city centre, I can highly recommend Thon Hotel Tromsø.  In prime location to enjoy Tromsø’s highlights – the furthest is the Arctic Cathedral, which is a mere 30 minute walk away, along with comfortable, warm rooms and one of the best breakfast buffets […]

7 epic reasons to visit Tromso in February: Norway’s Arctic

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“Winter is the greatest time to be alive in Tromsø” my guidebook, which I’d purchased in Raketten Bar (apparently the smallest in the world) while watching the Tromsø reindeer racing championships, informed me.  As I gazed at the snow-covered road, punctuated by the occasional reindeer soaring down the road and pulling its Sami owner on […]