4 Things Not to Miss in Munich

Munich Frauenkirche and New Town Hall

Home to the famous annual beer-drinking festivities, Oktoberfest, Munich is situated in the southeast part of the country, just hours away from Austria. We decided this was the appropriate detour from our Scandinavia trip as Daniel had a work-related conference in Obergurgl, and Munich was the most accessible city from Copenhagen. It was my first …

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5 Things I Learned from Traveling to Copenhagen in Denmark

(From the perspective and opinion of two Californians during a very brief 4-day visit) 1) It’s the most expensive city in Scandinavia. Denmark took us by surprise in many ways. The sticker shock was the most prevalent, a cup of cappuccino costing an average of $7 and dining at a medium-range restaurant tallied up to …

Falling in love with Norway through Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord

3 Days in Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord, Norway

Our itinerary in Norway was planned around a 3-day tour in Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord through Nordic Ventures. After an amazing  4-day trip to Sweden, we were excited to embark on an outdoor adventure admiring the beautiful fjords in the western part of Scandinavia.  To get here, we arrived from Oslo via train through the Norway …