Norway in Photos

The Best of Norway in Photos

Julie Norway 13 Comments

In 2013, on our first trip to Norway, we spent twelve days touring the country, 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 tour of Norway started in Stavanger. We stayed here for several nights …

Romsdalseggen Hike

Hiking Romsdalseggen Ridge in Norway (+ Photos & Helpful Tips)

Julie Norway 14 Comments

The Romsdalseggen hike is a point to point hike that traverses the Romsdalseggen Ridge, with views over the fjords, the town of Åndalsnes, and even out to the western coastline of Norway to the Atlantic Ocean. On our first trip to Norway, this was the hike that I was looking forward to the most. The photos and videos I saw …

Trolltunga Norway

Hiking Trolltunga: Helpful Tips, Hiking Stats, Photos & Trail Guide

Julie Norway 144 Comments

Trolltunga is one of Norway’s most popular hikes for good reason. It is an incredibly scenic hike, ending at the Troll’s tongue, a thin sliver of rock perfect for creative photographs. This is definitely a hike to add to your bucket list. For us, the hike to Trolltunga was our third of four hikes in Norway. Kjeragbolten was our favorite, but …

Pulpit Rock with Kids

How to Hike to Pulpit Rock in Norway (+ HELPFUL Tips)

Julie Norway 44 Comments

The hike to Pulpit Rock is one of the most popular hikes in Norway. With great views, a relatively easy hiking trail, and convenient accessibility from the town of Stavanger, this hike has a big appeal for many visitors to Norway. With that being said, you should expect big crowds in the summer months. Unless you start your day early …

Tyler in Copenhagen

Why Copenhagen Just May be the Happiest Destination in Europe

Julie Denmark 6 Comments

It has been said that Copenhagen is the happiest city in the world.  Denmark is a country with a high GDP per capita and a national health care system. In Copenhagen fifty percent of people ride a bike to work. These happy, healthy people volunteer regularly and have the highest percentage of voters during elections compared to any other democratic …

Ten Fun Things to do in Paris with Kids

Julie France 18 Comments

Our trip to London and Paris was our kids’ very first experience in Europe. They were only 8 and 9 years old at the time, so we wanted to pick two cities that had recognizable landmarks, good food, and fun things to do with kids. During our four days in Paris we toured most of the major sites, ate lots …

Love Valley Cappadocia

Best Hikes & Things to Do in Cappadocia with Kids

Julie Turkey 7 Comments

Cappadocia is the perfect place to go hiking and exploring. The scenery is very unique, the trails are just challenging enough to keep it fun for kids, and while we were here in March, there were very few people on the trails. Tyler and Kara could run off all of their extra energy, explore ancient caves, and just have a fabulous …