Things to do in Trondheim

When developing a new tour itinerary, balancing travel days, group activities, and free time is essential. That thought process was no different when we created our fully escorted Stories of Norway itinerary for 2023. After traveling from Molde to Trondheim near the end of your time in Norway, Day 10 allows you to explore the […]

Five Things to Know Before You Go: Norway

1. Choose your season carefully Visitors to Norway can have different travel experiences depending on their travel season. Winter provides the opportunity for many fun snow activities, such as snowmobiling, sledding, snowshoeing, and ice fishing. Winter is also the best time to view the Northern Lights (read our guide here). If you decide to travel […]

What to Expect from Scandinavian Hotels

The hotels we use at Discover Scandinavia Tours are hand-selected to provide an authentic Scandinavian experience while maintaining the luxuries you desire on an upscale vacation. Whether you seek a one-of-a-kind adventure or simply an escape to spend more time with loved ones in Scandinavia, our curated selection of hotels will enhance your trip as […]

Best Times to Travel to Scandinavia

A trip to Scandinavia is a glorious opportunity to enjoy a variety of seasonal activities, beautiful landscapes, and visual phenomena unique to this part of the world. If you’re undecided about what type of adventures you’d like to explore while visiting Scandinavia, read on for information on the best times to travel and things to […]

Traveling to Iceland Post COVID – My Return

In January of 2020 I returned home from Iceland, after a great tradeshow, not knowing that visiting Iceland anytime in the foreseeable future would simply be impossible. I did not know what was about to hit us. No one knew. Much uncertainty took place and many months passed until an announcement was made on March […]

The Best Ways to Travel Between Scandinavian Countries

by Marcelo Guimaraes – Founder & Owner of Discover Scandinavia Tours Scandinavia Tours: Many Options For Transportation Scandinavia – land of the Northern Lights and the Midnight Sun – offers a robust and diverse transportation system, which allows you to travel efficiently and comfortably… if you know how to get around. The good news is: […]

How to Pay for Things When Vacationing in Scandinavia

by Marcelo Guimaraes – Founder & Owner of Discover Scandinavia Tours Introduction – Travel Money I still remember being a preteen and going with my dad to the bank to buy traveler’s cheques for our upcoming international family trip. But that was the early 80s and things have changed much since (I miss the music, […]

Tipping Etiquette in Scandinavia – Tips on Tips

by Marcelo Guimaraes – Founder & Owner of Discover Scandinavia Tours Introduction Vacationing here, in the USA, generally involves a lot of tipping. Depending on where you stay and what you do, you are expected to tip your waiters, guides, drivers… the list goes on and on. In fact, preparing a gratuity budget is not […]

3 Family Activities in Denmark

Are you planning a trip to Denmark and Scandinavia? Are you looking for fun family activities in Denmark? Denmark is a great country for all ages. From small kids to adults there is something for everybody. Here we will be talking about 3 great activities that the whole family can enjoy. 3 Fun Family Activities […]