Europe · 34 Days · 29 Moments · June 2018

Scandinavia, Lapland adventure


21 July 2018

The full circle...back in Singapore for two days. 35 amazing days of fantastic places and exciting new adventures. Feeling very lucky!

17 July 2018

Athens stopover. Did a walking cultural and food tour

16 July 2018

11 1/2 hour whirlwind visit to Mykonos....just because

14 July 2018

Lapland: Ranua Arctic Zoo The enclosures were amazing, large and natural areas. The bears were a highlight

13 July 2018

Lapland: Husky Park and Reindeer Park

12 July 2018

Lapland: Staying at Santa Claus Village. A visit with Santa, crossing the Arctic Circle, Santa Park

11 July 2018

Lapland: Rovaniemi Midnight Sun Woods tour
Back n Tromso did RIB boat midnight sun tour...3 hours

9 July 2018

The Hurtigruten adventure...from Tromso to Lofoten Islands and back. What an amazing two days. Sailed along the Troll fjord and saw the memories midnight sun. Beautiful

8 July 2018

Flew to Tromso in Norway via Stockholm and Oslo. Crossed the bridge to see the Arctic Church and then on to Fjellheisen cable car to see the panoramic views of Tromso.

6 July 2018

Stockholm to Helsinki by ferry, cruise, rock church and food markets. This was the last day of our tour of Scandinavia

4 July 2018

July 4 A guided tour of Stockholm this morning including the amazing City Hall and stroll through Gamla Stan (the Old Town) What a beautiful city! Leisure time for the remainder of the day, visiting the Vasa Museum and ABBA Museum. Fantastic!

3 July 2018

July 3 Day of travel today. Left Oslo for Stockholm stopping at Karlstad for lunch and passing through a few small towns.

2 July 2018

July 2 Travelled from Geiranger back to Oslo today leaving the snow capped mountains, fjords and glaciers behind. Ysome beautiful scenery as we crossed the Grotli mountains to Lom to see the Stave Church and Lillehammer to see the Olympic ski jump. What an amazing week in Norway!

1 July 2018

July 1 A long day from Balestrand to Geiranger. Highlight of the day was visiting Briksdal glacier. Wow! Later a ferry to Geiranger to stay in another amazing location overlooking the Geiranger fjord. Beautiful.

30 June 2018

June 29 Travelled from Bergen to Voss, taking the train to Myrdal and connected to the Flam Railway. We stopped in Flam before taking a ferry to Gudvangen, bus to Vangsnes and then the ferry to our final destination Balestrand. Staying at the grand hotel Kviknes an historical landmark. Visited St Olafs church and saw many of the beautiful weatherboard houses with fjord views. Stunning!
June 30 Free day in Balestrand. Did walking trail of the town. Met a local artist and explored her gallery, tried troll soup and enjoyed our views from the balcony.

28 June 2018

June 28 Travelled from Ulvik to Bergen along the Hardanger fjord. Arriving in Bergen did a 2 hour guided tour including Bryggen Harbour and the old Hanseatic Quarter. In free time we took the funicular to the top of Mt Floien for views of the city and fjords. Amazing waterfront accommodation.

27 June 2018

June 27 Left Oslo, heading toward Ulvik. Stopped at the Viking Museum which was impressive. Stopped for lunch. at Geilo and. Then on to Voringfoss a pretty amazing waterfall and surrounds. Arrived in Ulvik 6.15 pm

26 June 2018

June 26 Arrive on n Oslo and started the day with a three hour tour including the ski tower/ jump, Vigeland sculpture park, Karl Johans Gaten and the wharf

25 June 2018

June 24 Had a 3 hour guided tour of the city this morning which visited Amalienborg Palace, home to the current Royal family, Christianborg Palace, Gefion Fountain and Nyhavn. Enjoyed free time in the afternoon and wandered along Stroget shopping mall on the way to the Tivoli Gardens. The gardens were beautiful and were enjoyed along with the rides and foods by many people
June 25 Free morning n Copenhagen before leaving the beautiful city behind on an overnight ferry to Oslo. Visited the marble church behind Amalienborg Palace, St Albans church, the Queens pavilion at the wharf where she awaits the Royal boat and had smorrebrod for lunch.

23 June 2018

June 23 Arrived in Copenhagen and was lost for words on arrival at the Admiral Hotel right on the waterfront. An amazing location! Wandered Nyhavn and did a Canal Cruise to see the sights from a different perspective. Beautiful!

22 June 2018

July 22 Wandered down to the River Liffey this morning and did the river cruise. It was great...very informative. Visited Trinity College and went to St Stephens Green area. In the afternoon we relaxed. Dinner at Pinocchio with our gorgeous waitress.Adella

21 June 2018

June 21 Wandered along the Liffey River close to our hotel, to the famous Hapenny Bridge... a very busy area! Had a look 👀 n a few of the shops and wandered back to Templebar, which is right on our doorstep. Many beautiful and traditional Irish pubs, including the famous Templebar Pub, with colourful flower boxes along the cobblestoned streets, pop up markets, street painters and places to eat. What a beautiful area! Next a walk to Christchurch Cathedral and back to Templebar past old historic buildings. Late afternoon, joined a group of 65 tourists for a traditional Irish Music Pub Crawl, which was brilliant, before walking home. Was surprised to find that it was only just beginning to get dark at 10.15pm

20 June 2018

June 20 The longest day...left Singas at 11.30pm Tuesday. Flights to Dublin took 15.5 hours but arrived at 6.30 am Wednesday... So of course you just start the day! Had a wander around Templebar, visited Molly Malone, had delicious food and then made our way to the Guinness storehouse. It was great and we finished on the 7 th level with a pint of Guinness and views of Dublin!!! A fabulous day finishing with a horse and carriage ride back to our hotel in Templebar! Relaxing before dinner.

19 June 2018

June 19 After a busy day in Singas, leaving for Dublin. Started the day relaxing in the pool, brekky at a local hawkers eatery with roti and mutton curry, Popiah at Ngee Ann and a look 👀 n the shops, a visit to Lucky Plaza and a very spicy claypot chicken at Fattys. Ready for our flight to Dublin for the next adventure...

18 June 2018

June 18 Arrived Singapore. Great to be warm! Wandered to Haji Lane, Bugis Street, past the photography museum and to Albert Street for Claypot chicken at Fattys.
June 18. The journi has begun.