Bodo Hostel, Norway, Where to stay in Bodo, ferry to Lofoten Islands, Ferry to moskenes, Visit Norway
3.7

HOSTEL REVIEW: BODO HOSTEL

Britnee and I parted ways in Bodo, Norway, one evening as she flew onto Belgium and I awaited my flight to Berlin the following day. So I settled in at the Bodo Hostel for a comfortable stay while my poor wife...
Lofoten, Norway, Moskenes, Hamnøy, Bodø, Visit Norway, Travel, Backpacking, Scandinavia, ferry to Moskenes, hiking in Norway, fishing, Cotopaxi, Gear For Good, Fjord, Reinefjord, Mount Reinebringen

PHOTO GALLERY: NORWAY

It took three flights and then a three hour ferry ride from Bodø to Moskenes, but it was well worth the trip to visit Lofoten in northern Norway. Despite some wet and cloudy weather, we enjoyed our days...
Lofoten, Norway, Moskenes, Hamnøy, Bodø, Visit Norway, Travel, Backpacking, Scandinavia, ferry to Moskenes, hiking in Norway, fishing, Cotopaxi, Gear For Good, Fjord, Reinefjord, Mount Reinebringen

VISITING THE LOFOTEN ISLANDS

Riding the ferry back to Bodø from Moskenes, I slumped in my chair and stared out at the gray sea and clouds ahead of us. My body felt like jelly and all I could think of was how grateful I was for the three...
Time well spent visiting friends in Helsinki and family in Tampere, Finland. Lots of good food, fishing, boating, relaxing and sauna.

TAMPERE’S SÄRKÄNNIEMI

Finland was full of relaxation after our two months of heavy traveling through China and Russia. Mark's family greeted us in their cozy summer cottage on the lake, complete with a sauna at the shoreline....
Bananas Hostel, Russia, Where to stay in Moscow, Hostel Review, Hostel, Moscow,
3.5

HOSTEL REVIEW: BANANAS HOSTEL!

We arrived at the Bananas Hostel tired and weary after canceling our other disappointing accommodation in Moscow. Right on our arrival we were happy to be there and glad to have made the switch. This place...
Hostel in Moscow, Where to Stay in Moscow, Russian Dream Hostel, Hostel Review, Moscow,
2.2

HOSTEL REVIEW: RUSSIAN DREAM HOTEL

Well it sure sounded nice, but our stay at the Russian Dream Hotel in Moscow turned into a nightmare that we're still trying to sort out. Certain necessities, (like air conditioning when it's crazy hot...
Time well spent visiting friends in Helsinki and family in Tampere, Finland. Lots of good food, fishing, boating, relaxing and sauna.

PHOTO GALLERY: FINLAND

Time well spent visiting friends in Helsinki and family in Tampere, Finland. Lots of good food, fishing, boating, relaxing and sauna... plus roller coasters...
Finland

WELL FED IN FINLAND

We hadn't even reached the Russia-Finland border and I was already enjoying my first Karelian pie. Riding the train from Saint Petersburg to Helsinki, I was finally entering familiar territory and would soon...
Pilgrim Hostel - Vladimir, Russia
4.0

HOSTEL REVIEW: PILGRIM HOSTEL

On the way to Moscow along the Trans-Mongolian we made a short stop to Vladimir, which at one time was the ancient capital of Russia. The small city didn't seem to have many hostel options, so we booked with...