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Hi! We’re Maria & Espen, two Norwegian explorers, and the founders of Nerd Nomads; a travel blog focused on adventure travel and epic experiences. We left our careers in IT to travel the world, and thirty countries later we are still exploring. Read our story…
Since Nerd Nomads was born in 2014, our guides and articles, have helped thousands of readers get started on their own travel adventures. Follow along and get started on yours!
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The ancient temples of Petra in Indiana Jones, the tropical island paradise of The Beach, or the deserts of Lawrence of Arabia. Growing up we dreamt of seeing these kinds of wonders ourselves. One day we packed our bags and set out to transform our cinematic inspiration into real adventures. Thirty countries later and we are still exploring. – Maria & Espen
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Are you planning a trip to Lofoten and are wondering where to stay in the Lofoten Islands? Here we give you a complete guide to what we think are the best places to stay in Lofoten, with our 10 favorite Lofoten hotels and rorbuer. We hope this where-to-stay guide to Lofoten can help you plan your Lofoten trip.
We have made a list of what we consider to be 41 of the best things to do in the Lofoten Islands no matter whether you are visiting during the summer or the winter.
Lofoten Islands in Norway is one of the world’s most beautiful landscapes. It has a spectacular nature with peaky mountains going straight down into the fjords lined with white-sandy beaches and shoreline dotted with red fishermen’s cabins. Here is everything you should see when heading on an epic roadtrip through the Lofoten Islands.
Phuket, Thailand’s most popular tourist destination, is packed with hotels and places to stay on any budget, from affordable guesthouses to luxury getaways. However, choosing the right place to stay in Phuket can feel quite overwhelming as the island has many beaches. In this guide on where to stay in Phuket, we reveal our 10 favorite Phuket beaches along with all the great hotels we discovered along our way.
On a cape stretching out into the sea of Vestfjorden, lies the village Å, a fascinating and unique end-point on the southern tip of the Lofoten islands. Å is Northern Norway’s best-preserved traditional fishing village with roots dating back to the early 1800s. Walking among these old houses and fishermen’s cabins you get a sense of the life and hardship of the generations of fishermen that lived and worked here. Here we give you all the things to do, see, and where to stay in Å in Lofoten.
Lofoten’s most picturesque fishing village Reine, with its scenic landscape of Reinefjord and the small islands, is dotted with red fishermen’s cottages and hugged in between steep mountains that rise straight up from the sea. It is one of Norway’s most photographed villages, and you have probably seen photos from Reine on Instagram.