Tagged: David Nikel

What’s brewing in Lofoten?

Hurtigruten may only give you an hour in Svolvær, but at Lofotpils it’s a Happy Hour David Nikel Trondheim, Norway I recently ticked off a major bucket list item by taking the full Hurtigruten...

Visit Norway’s top Viking sites

From ships to churches to living history, immerse yourself in Norse history and culture David Nikel Trondheim, Norway The Vikings left their mark on northern Europe, and important sites continue to be discovered to...

Ask a guidebook writer

David Nikel answers Norway travel FAQs David Nikel Trondheim, Norway After my tour of Scandinavia these last few months, it’s nice to be back at home in Trondheim! Winter has well and truly arrived,...

Malmö

Over the bridge for a day in Malmö

Guidebook writer David Nikel takes a break from Copenhagen to spend a day in Malmö David Nikel Trondheim, Norway Last month I took you on a quick trip around the history and culture of...

Charmed by Copenhagen’s history & hygge

Beyond Norway David Nikel Trondheim, Norway If my last column about the failed ship, subway art, idyllic archipelago, crime fiction tours, and ABBA museum of Stockholm didn’t inspire you, perhaps Copenhagen will be more...

Sightseeing in the Stockholm archipelago

Beyond Norway David Nikel Trondheim, Norway After so many monthly columns about destinations in Norway, I feel it’s time to spread my wings. Because of the excellent transportation links, many people visiting Norway look...

David Nikel - Kristiansand

Exploring Norway’s sunny south

Less visited than the fjords, Norway’s southern coastline is brimming with summer charm David Nikel Trondheim, Norway Aside from cruise ship calls at Kristiansand, very few international tourists experience the Norwegian summer along Norway’s...

There’s always something new in Oslo

A capital in flux David Nikel Trondheim, Norway I’ve long said that it’s worth at least a couple of days exploring Oslo before heading off to the fjords. This is especially true for Norwegian...

Scandinavia - Sweden, the land of lakes

The best of Scandinavia

Of course, visit Norway. Why not see the neighbors while you’re at it? David Nikel Trondheim, Norway Taking a trip to Norway is a once-in-a-lifetime trip for many. But if you’re traveling all this...