norway

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 […]

Manshausen

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, […]