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Something for the weekend…Skifer Hotel, Oppdal, Norway

It’s time for the second in our series of trip reports from more unusual weekend breaks. This time we were a little closer to home (home being Trondheim in central Norway) at Oppdal – a world class ski resort and popular summer destination for adventure sports enthusiasts, hill walkers and climbers. It’s also a natural […]

Aerial Video: Winter flight over Graakallen, Trondheim, Norway

As you may know we invested in a DJI Phantom Vision 2+ flying camera/drone/UAV/RPAS last year here at Grown-up Travel Guide and have been addicted ever since. No matter what you call it – as you can see, these things have many names – there’s no denying that being able to film in full HD […]

Grown-up Travel Guide’s Best Photos – Viewpoint Snøhetta, Dovrefjell, Norway

I suspect that only a country like Norway would (or indeed could) spend over a million dollars on a viewpoint, but boy was it worth it. With a path up from the car park that is accessible to all (including wheelchair users) this architectural beauty was created by the same company that designed the Oslo […]

Aerial Video: Winter over Theisendammen, Trondheim, Norway

As you may know we invested in a DJI Phantom Vision 2+ flying camera/drone/UAV/RPAS last year here at Grown-up Travel Guide and have been addicted ever since. No matter what you call it – as you can see, these things have many names – there’s no denying that being able to film in full HD […]

Grown-up Travel Guide’s Best Photos: Aerial view of Trondheim, Norway

Took the drone out for a cold but rewarding flight today – taking off from Baklidammen in the Bymarka just up the road from Byåsen Butikksenter (and a ten minute drive from home). I like this aerial view with Trondheim in the distance –  I took this from about 50 metres up flying towards town. I’ve been […]