My ‘While in Europe List’-Revisited

Just over a year ago, at the beginning of last summer, I wrote a post about our ‘To Do While in Europe’ list, a priority list of what Lucas and I wanted to see while we were living overseas. Now that we’ve got just over a guaranteed year left (and a year since we compiled our list),…

2015 in Review

Tis the season to look back on the past year, the first full year of expat life and so much travel!  January was when I started working (and therefore we didn’t travel much.  We’d spent the last two weeks of 2014 in America, and rung in the new year on a transatlantic flight. And no, in…

(Almost) Wordless Wednesday: Fjord Cruise

Continuing on our Norway in a Nutshell tour, we took a cruise from Flam up the Naeroyfjord (that’s the best my keyboard can do) and caught a bus down a terrifying windy road with all sorts of views and an excellent waterfall. Easily one of the highlights of the trip!   

A Day in Bergen

Bergen, Norway has an interesting history. It was part of the Hanseatic League between 1350 and 1750, a German trade organization that linked many ports and had an intricate system for managing trade among them.  Along with having an adorable historic port, it also has a large industrial port.  Based on comments I overheard on…

Flam: By Train and Kayak

Our Norway in a Nutshell adventure started when we caught a train from Oslo to Myrdal (Read about our Oslo adventures here and here!). We were supposed to have a half hour layover (the plan was to grab lunch) before catching the Flam railway (Europes steepest and also one of the most beautiful).  Unfortunately, our…