Skitouring in Norway I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

Norwegian Winter Skiing Adventure: In the Search for Snow

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth March 20, 2015

That very first night of my very first multi-day ski adventure, right about the time my friend Åsa was clinging onto a tree while her sledge and hunting dog Scooby tried to pull her down the steep hill into the darkness, I lost one of my skis. There was no […]

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Skeikampen in Norway I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

When Travel Destination Becomes Home: The Plan for the Next Forty Years

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth March 5, 2015

It almost became a habit, the repeated departures and arrivals. The exhilarating feeling of having all your belongings packed in couple of bags or in the boot of a car with no or new destination in mind, does have a certain addictive quality to it after all. New life, new […]

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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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