Cruising Nærøyfjord and Aurlandsfjord


As was our arrival into Flåm, so too was our departure a major highlight of our time in Norway.

This is not to say that we hated our time in Flåm. Far from it, as hopefully other reviews on this blog attest to. Continue reading “Cruising Nærøyfjord and Aurlandsfjord”

Have Breakfast With A View


The evening before we had seen a sign advertising a buffet breakfast in the Flamsbrygga Hotel for NOK180, not expensive for Norway.

The next morning we went for a look and, thankfully, there was no one around to show us to our seats. This give us the opportunity to have a look at the buffet offering. It appeared lacklustre at best and not worth the price. We hastily decided to go to the Co-op shop (about 50metres away) and take our chances there and then find somewhere to sit down an enjoy a takeaway breakfast. Continue reading “Have Breakfast With A View”

Norway In A Nutshell – All Your Tickets Together


Many independent travellers to Norway follow a tried and tested route between Oslo and Bergen (or vice versa) taking in Aurlandsfjord, the UNESCO listed Nærøyfjord and Flåm en route.

This trip involves catching three trains, a boat and a bus together with accommodation, should you wish to spend a night in Flåm en route. Continue reading “Norway In A Nutshell – All Your Tickets Together”