Fishing in Northern Norway I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

Hello Happy 2015!

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth January 8, 2015

Last year, right about this time I scribbled down my single goal for the year which was the abstract notion of “feeling good”. Feeling good through travel, going on adventures and spending less time online. With this New Year it’s time to say goodbye to my extended, adventure-filled and quite […]

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Never Too Young to Ski I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

Adventure a Week: Never Too Young (or Old)

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth January 5, 2015

I’m going to bypass the start of 2015 very quickly by wishing Happy New Year, as on Thursday I’ll have bit of loving on its way for 2014, 2015 and Instagram Travel Thursday. Instead, I’ll get straight to the business of adventure. A term, that I seem to use very […]

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Snowman in Finland I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

Ho ho ho!

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth December 23, 2014

And so the holidays started over a week ago, with me swerving into the Dalen parking lot outside Oslo’s Gardermoen Airport with two excited kids in the back, while my husband, who had made the trek from southwest England all the way to Norway that same morning already waited for […]

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Folldal in Norway with views to Rondane I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

Adventure a Week: Snøhetta, Day Trip with No Return

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth December 2, 2014

I got the map spread out in front of me on the floor, laptop open for checking out distances and details, and two little people examining the map for all other purposes than what it is meant to be. Someone might have even taken a bite off the corner. The plan was […]

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Adventure a Week I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

Sanity Project: Adventure a Week

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth November 24, 2014

My husband is gone for several weeks on business. The kids are cranky and tired when they get home from kindergarten. It’s dark and depressing outside and I’m feeling stuck. Stuck indoors, stuck in Norway, stuck home alone with the kids and just generally feeling, well, stuck. I reckon I’ve […]

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Givær Island near Bodø, Northern Norway I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

Escape to Arctic North and Why It Is Good Not to Wake up in Your Own Bed

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth November 18, 2014

I was curled on the seat of the train, happy to have no one sitting next to me so I could stretch across the two seats in a desperate attempt to get some sleep in the overnight train heading as north as you can go in Norway. Bodø. I was […]

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Cape Clear Island along the Wild Atlantic Way I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

VIDEO: The End of the Wild Atlantic Way Biking Adventure

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth November 13, 2014

That’s it, finally, some might say. The last video from the Ride Wild 2014 biking adventure along the 2500 kilometres of the Wild Atlantic Way. As it’s been over two months that me and my friends finished the long bike ride, it really is about the time to wrap this […]

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