Norwegian Fjords Cruise: Essential Tips, Review & Port Guides (2021 Update)

deck of cruise ship sailing along norwegian fjords

One of my favourite trips from the last few years was a cruise along the Norwegian fjords on P&O’s Britannia. In this ultimate guide, I give the lowdown on the itinerary, the ports of call, the ship plus essential tips for booking your cruise along Norway’s fjords.

Alesund, Norway: An Art Nouveau Walk in a Fairytale Town

brightly colored buildings reflected in water of harbour in the art nouveau town of alesund norway

Alesund, a fishing town and port on Norway’s west coast, has a distinctive architectural style borne out of devastation. On a stormy night in January 1904, a fire raged through the town, destroying 850 houses and leaving 10,000 people homeless. Mercifully, only one person perished. In just four years, a frenetic reconstruction project replaced the charred […]

Fabulous Flam Railway! Tips for Riding Norway’s Most Scenic Train

flam railway

Is your cruise stopping in the port of Flam, Norway? Here’s all you need to know about riding the Flam Railway.   Waves of anticipation rippled through the train carriage as passengers took their seats amid excited chatter. I too was stupidly excited at the prospect of riding the Flam Railway, or Flamsbana. The Flam Railway, running between Flam and […]