Stranda Fjord Trail Race 2022

July 8, 2022

Coming August 5, 2022. A challenging race with jaw-dropping beauty. The Stranda Fjord Trail Race is an ultra-running race held in Stranda, part of the Sunnmøre region, a small place located on one of the western Norwegian fjords. Choose from 4 distances: 12K, 25K, 48K, or 100K. All are technically difficult with tough ascents and […]

Gutsy Girls Cross Country Ski and Yoga Week

February 24, 2020

Coming March 15, 2020. Winter adventures galore! Gutsy Girls has a week-long holiday to the Land of the Midnight Sun for those new to the sport of cross country skiing. With expert coaching in small groups, you’ll pick up this fun form of exercise in no time. On skis and snowshoes, you’ll explore Venabydsfjellet, the […]

Norway’s Best Mountain and Fjord Hiking with Explorer Chicks

July 29, 2019

Coming August 30, 2019. Velkommen to the Land of the Midnight Sun! Explorer Chicks is hosting Norway’s Best Mountain and Fjord Hiking, a 10 day adventure for a small group of 12 women. Famous for its natural attractions like fjords, mountains and the midnight sun, you will trek through some of the best trails in Norway, such as […]

Narvik Adventures Arctic Dome

May 3, 2019

Sometimes it’s good to be in your own little bubble! The Narvik Adventures Arctic Dome is like a cosy, plastic igloo with windows and heating. It is outfitted with 2-4 beds and a sitting area for 5-8 people. A short walk away is a toilet and shower in a separate building, as well as a […]

The Arctic Hideaway

February 1, 2019

If you really want to get away from it all, check out The Arctic Hideaway! Located in the Fleinvær Archipelago in the Arctic Circle of Northern Norway, near Bodø, you are on your own private, tiny island. There are no cars, no roads, and no shops. What you do have are four private sleeping houses […]

Walaker Hotel, Norway

April 29, 2016

A relaxing, nature inspired getaway. The Walaker Hotel in the fjordside town of Solvorn in Luster is the oldest family-run hotel in Norway, dating back to 1690. Guest rooms are located in 3 different buildings and offer historic rooms decorated with antiques and Old World charm as well as more modern traditional rooms. Excursion from […]


April 15, 2016

A getaway on the edge of it all. Manshausen is a unique hotel comprised of collection of buildings on an island off the coast of Northern Norway. Set on 55 acres, there are 4 seacabins that have dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows that extend over the water, while the main house accommodates the kitchen, dining area, and […]

Editor’s Top Finds of 2015: Celebrating the Cold Weather!

January 5, 2016

Burrrr…with cold weather hitting much of the nation, the editorial staff at TrailblazerGirl got together and came up with their top 3 picks from the 2015 reviews for ways to enjoy and celebrate this cold weather. First off, check into an ultra-cool hotel made of snow and ice at the Kirkenes Snowhotel in Norway. The […]

Kirkenes Snowhotel, Norway

October 9, 2015

A super cool hotel! Yes, a corny pun, but Norway’s Kirkenes Snowhotel is an amazing creation and well worth a place on your bucket list. Carved every year out of more than 15 metric tons of ice, each of the 20 rooms has a different theme and there are amazingly detailed ice sculptures throughout the […]

Lyngen Lodge, Norway

February 24, 2014

The ultimate winter getaway! Lyngen Lodge, set high above the Arctic Circle in Northern Norway, is an intimate, mountain lodge in a gorgeous setting. This 8-room lodge provides full board accommodations with gourmet meals made from local produce and a focus on Norwegian coastal culture. Though summer activities are available (fishing, hiking, sailing, sea safari, […]