Svalbard

How Much it Costs to Visit Svalbard

We spent three glorious nights in Svalbard, a notoriously pricey destination. But how much does it actually cost to travel to Svalbard? Let’s see how we did! Expenses are in USD and include both of us. Accommodation Radisson Blue: free (on points) Transportation Roundtrip flight from Oslo: 198.60 Roundtrip bus ticket from airport: 28.77 Total: 227.37 […]

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Tips for Visiting Svalbard, Norway

My mom’s planning an upcoming trip to Svalbard with a friend, and I’m so excited for them! She had a bunch of questions about advice for traveling to Svalbard. As I’m typing up my suggestions for them, I realized I should also post them on here to share them with you all. Here are some […]

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Why You Should Travel to Svalbard

While we were putting together the itinerary for our year of travel, Pete was adamant about visiting Svalbard. Never heard of it? Neither had I. It’s the northern-most inhabited place on this planet.  We agree on most destinations, but this one blew my mind – why would anyone ever want to visit a place where […]

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Club Carlson – A Nordic Tour

We spent $483.42 for 11 nights in Club Carlson hotels throughout the Nordic Countries. How We Gained Our Points The Club Carlson Premier Visa used to be an amazing credit card. It’s not nearly as good anymore, but in my opinion, it’s still worth holding on to and paying the annual fee. The sign up bonus […]

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