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Norway by Motorhome: Lofoten, Senja & Tromsø

Hamnøy, spectacular drive through the Lofoten islands

For years we had been talking about traveling Norway by motorhome. Then came the summer of 2020 when flying on vacation was out of the question. We couldn’t wait any longer, we bought a motorhome and off we went, to the arctic islands of Norway! We traveled the long way to Lofoten, Senja and Tromsø, to follow marked routes to ...

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Ostrobothnia Road Trip in a Motorhome

Ostrobothnia road trip, Kauhajoki

For us, like for many others, this year was a year of domestic travel. We have been using our motorhome for short trips, spring, summer and autumn. One of the highlights was the Ostrobothnia road trip we took in early summer. The main reason was to meet family, and in addition we enjoyed what the region offers.  Ostrobothnia road trip ...

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2020: The Year of Motorhome Travel!

To travel is to live

In 2020 it changed. No city breaks in Europe, no meetings on distant continents. Domestic travel is what matters, and staying safe. That’s where the idea of motorhome travel suddenly came up. One morning we woke up with the idea. This summer we will buy a campervan and start exploring our home country in it. We want our vehicle to ...

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New Zealand South Island Road Trip in 11 Days

Crown Range Summit road

Spending a week and a half on a New Zealand South Island road trip we found the best places of the remote island. This post lets you join our spectacular drive across this long island in the Pacific Ocean, close to Antarktis. To make the trip, we bought flights to Christchurch and rented a campervan right at the airport. Leaving ...

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New Zealand Drive: Mount Cook to Christchurch

Lake Tekapo and clouds

This post will show you the drive from Mount Cook to Christchurch across the New Zealand South Island. The highlights of the Mount Cook to Christchurch drive are the two glacier lakes of Pukaki and Tekapo, the rows of snow-capped mountains and the Rakaia gorge with deep turquoise waters. This is the last (number 9) of our New Zealand South Island ...

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New Zealand: West Coast to Queenstown Drive

Blue Pools, New Zealand

Our New Zealand campervan trip now takes you from the South Island’s West Coast to Queenstown. We will follow the Haast River to Mount Aspiring National Park and see the amazing Blue Pools. What else is there for travelers? The majestic Southern Alps with the turquoise mountain lakes Hawea and Wanaka. From Wanaka we will take the Cromwell road to ...

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New Zealand: Hiking to Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers

Franz Joseph Glacier walkers

The Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers are the two biggest of the 140 existing in New Zealand, but the easiest to reach on foot. I will tell you how to get to these two glaciers and show what they look like.  Normally you can only get to glaciers on guided tours and helicopter rides but Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers ...

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New Zealand: South Island West Coast Drive

Lake Matheson view

This post will show you a scenic drive in New Zealand, down the South Island West Coast. We will take the State Highway 6 from the Pancake Rocks and drive south towards Lake Matheson and the glaciers of Franz Josef and Fox. Further south on our 370 km drive we will come to Haast, the place where to turn inland.  ...

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New Zealand by Campervan: Christchurch to Greymouth

Visiting Arthur's Pass National Park

This post on the scenic route from Christchurch to Greymouth begins a series of posts on our campervan trip around the New Zealand South Island. We bought flights to Christchurch, rented a campervan at the airport and set off from Christchurch to Greymouth and down the West Coast.  The Alpine road from Christchurch to Greymouth takes you across the Southern ...

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Trip Ideas at the MATKA Nordic Travel Fair

Trip ideas: Miami Beach Ocean Drive

The beginning of the year is the time to start planning your vacations and trips the coming year. Where would you like to go this year? Where should you go for new, fresh trip ideas?   Should it be sun and beach this year, or should it be nature travel and hiking? Or a short city break including city life, art and culture? ...

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