Interesting facts about Norway

train journeys

Incredible train journeys

Watching landscapes unfurl through a train window is travel at its most magical. Some trains glide through bustling urban hubs; others gently chug beside glimmering bays, yet they all give a fascinating insight into a country’s beating heart. Take a look at our top five incredible train journeys to indulge ...

When is the best time to visit Norway

If you want to know the best time to travel to Norway, you first have to know about its climatic conditions. The Kingdom of Norway has a third of its territory in glacial areas. In addition to this, its geographical location means that in general it has a very cold...

Trips For Over 55s

Trips For Over 55s

Trips for over 55s have a somewhat harsh reputation. Yes, we agree that the mere mention of trips for over 55s floods the mind with images of tacky hotels, bland coach trips, or even Weston-super-Mare. However, passing the 50 mark is no excuse to hang up your dreams of seeing...

Best Destinations of 2020

Best Destinations of 2020

A flurry of travel guides, bloggers, influencers and newspapers have already given their take on the top ten destinations of 2020. To some extent we all follow the latest trends as have been decreed by our glowing screens. Yet when it comes to travelling our differences come rushing to the...

Christmas Holiday Destinations

Want to escape your mother-in-law’s looming presence when basting the turkey? Does uncle Derek and his outrageously un-PC comments make you long for January? Here at Exoticca we’ve compiled a list of our best Christmas holiday destinations to rescue you from the perils of Yuletide.  Scandinavia It is common knowledge...

what to do in bergen

What to do in Bergen if you go on vacation | 11 essential visits

The most important cruise port in Norway is waiting for you to spend the best holidays. What to do in Bergen? Here we will give you a list of places you should visit in the capital of the Norwegian fjords. Bergen is the second-largest city in Norway and is the...

Best places to travel in February

Best places to travel in February | You can’t miss it

Just like you, we also enjoy traveling in winter. In general, you find destinations less crowded, prices are better and there are more options to choose from. This is our top 3 best places to travel in February. 1.- Borácay, Philippines First, and on the top of our list of...

Norway: the land of the Vikings

Vikings, the television series created by Michael Hirst for The History Channel, has seeded the seed of curiosity for the story of one of the medieval civilization most feared for their attacks: the Vikings. We review today some of the lands conquered by these warriors and explorers of the sea, sons of...