Julie Rivenbark Kjeragbolten

The Kjeragbolten Hike: A Complete Guide

Julie Norway 6 Comments

The Kjeragbolten hike is one of the most spectacular hikes in the world. We have hiked on some amazing trails around the globe, in countries like Australia, South Africa, China, and Nepal. The four of us agree that the Kjeragbolten hike is still our favorite in the world. To read about our 10 favorite hikes in the world, read this post: 10 …

Norway itinerary

10 Day Norway Itinerary

Julie Itinerary, Norway 64 Comments

For hikers and outdoor enthusiasts, this Norway itinerary is perfect. In 10 days, you will be able to do four amazing hikes. Be daring and stand on Kjeragbolten, hike out to Trolltunga and pose for the camera, enjoy epic views out to the Atlantic Ocean from Romsdalseggen, and hike Norway’s most popular hike, Pulpit Rock. Mixed in with the hiking …

Best Norway Photos

The Best of Norway in Photos

Julie Norway 11 Comments

Our family spent twelve days touring Norway, visiting Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger, and Alesund. Hiking was our favorite activity here.  Norway is an amazing (and very expensive!!) country to visit, and the perfect place to rent a car for sightseeing. Our Best Norway Photos Our tour of Norway started in Stavanger.  We stayed here for several nights in order to hike …

Julie Rivenbark on Trolltunga

Trolltunga: A Fabulous Hike Packed with Incredible Scenery

Julie Norway 31 Comments

The hike to Trolltunga, our third of four hikes in Norway, was amazing.  Kjeragbolten was our favorite, but this hike was not far behind.  The scenery along the hike is phenomenal with views out over the fjords and of snow capped mountains, and posing on Trolltunga for photos is a blast. Note: This post has been updated April 2017. Hiking …

At Kjeragbolten

Kjeragbolten: Our Favorite Hike in Norway

Julie Norway 60 Comments

When Tim and I first began researching Norway as a travel destination, we repeatedly saw photos of what looked to be crazy people standing on a boulder with 3000 feet of empty space underneath of it.  Who does this?  As we learned more about the hike and saw more photos of happy people smiling from a boulder suspended high above …

Hiking Pulpit Rock Norway with Kids

Hiking to Pulpit Rock with Kids

Julie Norway 13 Comments

The hike to Pulpit Rock is one of the most popular hikes in Norway.  Its great views, relatively easy hiking trails, and convenient accessibility from the town of Stavanger is what makes this hike appealing to so many people.  Stavanger and the hike to Pulpit Rock was our first stop on our tour of Norway.  We instantly fell in love …