Scandinavia

Sognefjord Tour

Sognefjord Tour

A must-do while in Bergen is going on a fjord tour. The tour I chose was the Sognefjord Tour. The Sognefjord is the longest fjord in the world and offers spectacular views for the whole ride.This exciting trip begins on the express boat Fjord 1.  The double-decker boat is spacious with seating on both levels. Leaving Bergen…(…)

Bergen’s Midnight Sun

Bergen’s Midnight Sun

Bergen at night is beautiful especially around the waterfront. These photos were taken between 11:30pm and 12:00 am. My first experience of the “midnight sun”. “The midnight sun”   

Bergen, Norway

Bergen, Norway

Bryggen is the name of the world famous waterfront in Bergen. It is listed by UNESCO as one of the world’s most significant examples of the history and culture of a medieval settlement. In the late Middle ages the Hanseatic League (a trade monopoly that lasted over 200 years), established Bryggen as a center for international trade. The common(…)

Stockholm

Stockholm

Stockholm is the largest city and capital of Sweden. Built on 14 islands around one of Europe’s largest and best-preserved mediaeval city centres, Stockholm is often referred to as “the city on water”. Hotel Rex is a boutique hotel within easy reach of the metro and Gamla Stan (old town) centre of Stockholm Address: Luntmakargatan 73, 113(…)