The Lofoten Islands travel journal
Keep up to date with our latest tours and adventures through the Lofoten Islands and their villages. We love to share our latest adventure as well as up to date tour information from tips and tricks to the latest weather for the region.
Since we are high in the arctic of Northern Norway you have to be well equipped for all kinds of dramatic weather including rainfall, snow, wind and sun. Bring comfortable, warm and waterproof outer layers such as Gore-Tex, woollen hat, gloves or mittens, thermal underwear (preferably merino wool) and waterproof or snow boots. We do not have clothes or shoes available for rent.... read more
At the very least, bring your own camera, lenses, a sturdy tripod, ideally a remote shutter release or release cable, filters – Polariser, ND and Graduated and definitely several memory cards and spare batteries. In order to photograph the northern lights, you will need a DSLR camera with the ability to set manual settings.... read more
Few experiences on this earth can match the awe and amazement of witnessing the magical glow of the Northern Lights. They are purely nature at work as they dance their way across the night skies. From many shades of green to pink and violet in intensity the bigger the solar storm the bigger the lightshow one can see.... read more
These fascinating green lights of the aurora dancing in the night skies are collisions of electrically charged particles from the sun entering the earth’s upper atmosphere at very high speed. They are seen above the magnetic pole in what is known as the aurora zone.... read more
The coast of Norway is often rated one of the most beautiful places on earth. Hurtigruten coastal voyages sails these parts all year round. With their hop on hop off flexibility you can combine a Hurtigruten cruise with one of our small group luxury tours to enhance your Norwegian coastal journey.... read more