Chasing the Aurora in Tromso, Norway

Aurora Borealis in Tromso, Norway via MilliGFunk.com

Seeing the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, has been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember. When Nick told me he thought we should travel to Norway in January to see them, I nearly died. I still can’t believe we went there, or that we saw … Continue reading

Staying at the Smart Hotel in Tromso, Norway

The Smart Hotel in Tromso, Norway - MilliGFunk.com

Note: This post is in no way sponsored by Smart Hotel. I just wanted to share our excellent Smart Hotel experience with other budget-conscious travelers. I hope you enjoy this post! Norway isn’t a cheap country to travel in, so my husband and I wanted to find a clean, no-frills … Continue reading

Norway’s Take on Our Favorite Little Candies: M&Ms

Norway's Own M&Ms are just M's. MilliGFunk

We all know and love M&M’s, but Norway has it’s own, shorter take on this global American sweet treat: The M’s. I’m always curious to see whether countries have their own big pre-packaged food brands, or whether they sell the same brands we know in the States. What I learned … Continue reading

Keeping it Sexy in the Arctic Circle

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Nick and I were walking through downtown Tromso, Norway last week when we passed a store that sold lingerie. I saw the sign before I saw what was in the window, and I instinctively wondered if Norwegian lingerie included Long Johns and turtlenecks. My musings, as it turned out, weren’t … Continue reading

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