👋🏼 *****GIVEAWAY ROUND 5**** 👋🏼 Here it is, the final post before we announce the details of our grand prize give away: an exclusive escorted trip for 2 to Norway! ••• Servicing the region for the past 101 years, SAS Airlines is here to help you bring your travels dreams to fruition. Accompanying us as a partner to the New York Times Travel Show, SAS has a mission to make liFe easier for the people who travel to, from and within Scandinavia. Working together, we are proud to deliver reliable services the Scandinavian way. ••• With only 20 attendance passes left to attend the New York Times Travel Show on January 25th, we offer the following question: what does SAS stand for? ••• 1️⃣Give us a follow 2️⃣Like our photo 3️⃣Tag a friend 4️⃣And comment your answer to win one of these final passes to the New York Times Travel Show - good luck!🍀
🎉 ****GIVEAWAY ROUND 4**** 🎉 ••• The details on how to win an exclusive escorted trip for 2 to Norway are not far off! ••• Only one more Instagram giveaway-post to go for a chance at winning this journey of a lifetime… ••• While you wait, we have 20 more passes up for grabs to the 2019 New York Times Travel Show, happening in NYC during the weekend of January 25th! Do you know which square the oldest hotel in Bergen sits at the end of? Read on to find out: ••• Sitting at the end of Bergen’s main square, Torgallmenningen, @hotelnorge rests idyllically next to Byparken and overlooks the picturesque Lille Lungegårdsvann. BackDropped by the stunning seven mountains, the hotel is steps away from the buzz of all the city’s greatest restaurants, exciting museums and modern galleries. Bringing together character, history and cultural pursuits alike, Hotel Norge offers its guests the opportunity to feel just like a local. ••• Know the answer to the question above? ••• ✏️Write it in the comments 📍Tag a friend ❤️Like the photo 🤝And give us a follow for a chance to win one of these entrance passes.
🔥***GIVEAWAY ROUND 3*** 🔥 Still looking to win that exclusive escorted trip for 2 to visit Norway’s most luxurious suppliers? Keep your eyes peeled for our next two Instagram giveaway posts for a chance at winning this journey of a lifetime… • While you wait, we have 20 more entrance passes up for grabs to the 2019 New York Times Travel Show, happening in NYC on January 25th! • Åmot stands as a classic country retreat in Bygstad, the heart of Norway’s undiscovered fjord region. Deeply rooted in family history, Åmot has focuSed on preserving the story of the 5-generation homestead to create a stay that blends the traditional with the luxurious. Surrounded by long-reaching fjords, lush valleys, towering mountain ranges and icy-blue glaciers, Åmot waits with arms wide open, ready to welcome any type of traveler home. • Can you tell us how many generations @my.amot has been in operation? • • 😁Give us a follow 👍🏼Like our photo 🙈Tag a friend 🤳🏾And comment your answer to have a chance at winning n entrance pass to January’s New York Times Travel Show! • • 📸All photos courtesy of @thomaseckhoff
Hello world! We are celebrating our 9th anniversary today, and as The Travel Designer enters its 10th year, it is a wonderful occasion to say thank you to all past and present team members, suppliers, clients, family and friends. We are in a priveliged position to be able to do what we love, and we could not be more excited about the future. Happy birthday to us!🎊
✌🏽**GIVEAWAY ROUND 2**✌🏽 • Would you like to win an exclusive escorted trip for 2 to experience Norway’s most luxurious properties? Keep following along through our next few Instagram giveaway posts for the final details at winning this journey of a lifetime… • While you wait, how about winning yourself an entrance pass to the 2019 New York Times Travel Show (NYTTS), happening in NYC, January 25 - 27? • Stealing guests away from everyday life since 2013, THE THIEF stands as one of the most extraordinary hotels in Norway, animating the combined history of Oslo with today’s modern art scene. Overlooking the OslofJord, within a few hundred yards of countless attractions, the hotel offers peace from busy city life. Whether it’s a solo trip to Oslo, a coast-to-coast trip across Norway, or a multi-country itinerary, THE THIEF welcomes you to a stay like no other. • Are you interested in meeting THE THIEF in New York City? • 👉🏿Give us a follow ❤️Like our photo 👬Tag a friend ✍🏼And comment your answer to the following question to be placed in the drawing to win a NYTTS entrance pass! • In what year did THE THIEF first open its doors? 48-hours after the post has been put up we will DM our next 20 winners - Good luck! • 📷 Photos courtesy of @thethiefoslo
***GIVEAWAY*** Win an entrance pass to the New York Times Travel Show, right in the heart of the Big Apple! • Win an exclusive escorted trip for 2 to experience Norway’s most luxurious suppliers! • Follow along through our next few Instagram posts for a chance at winning this journey of a lifetime, of which the competition criteria will be announced on our final post! • Redirecting travelers away from the expected, The Travel Designer prOvides insider access to unexplored regions of natural wonder and strong cultural identity. Servicing all parts of the Nordic region including Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Svalbard, Faroe Islands and Greenland, we stand prepared as your go-to Nordic specialist. This January, The Travel Designer will make its way to New York City to be part of the New York Times Travel Show. Sitting at booth #576 , we have been given 100 extra entrance passes to share with anyone who would like to visit. Are you one of these people? • ❤️ Like our photo 👆🏼Tag a friend ✍🏿And comment the answer to the following question and you will be placed in the drawing to win one of these entrance passes! • How many countries/territories make up the Nordic region? • 48 hours after the post has been put up we will DM our first 20 entrance pass winners - good luck!
Where we would rather spend our Mondays...☝🏾 • Tag a friend you would take to explore Norway’s southern coast!
As travel advisors in a vastly interconnected world, we too have watched the rapid loss of off-the-beaten-path destinations. The art of finding secluded and unexplored locations is a difficult one, often coupled with the challenges that coexist with maintaining high-end luxury standards. Yet surprisingly, here in the Nordic Region, a handful of locals have taken this challenge to heart. With a determination to hold on to what it means to be truly authentic, these down-to-earth suppliers have inadvertently been redefining luxury travel. No longer based around brands or prices alone, ‘luxury’ is surging forward as the privilege to go farther and deeper, in order to experience profound cultural immersion. With a long-term perspective, The Travel Designer has worked for 8 years alongside one of these suppliers, to put the unknown fjord region of Sunnfjord, Norway on the map. Amidst the rolling green hills, thunderous rivers and towering mountains of Bygstad, lies Åmot. Here, the hosts have woven together the history of a multigenerational homestead and a culturally rich region, to fit the wishes of the unique journeymen looking for more. Our remarkable partnership, with the help of organizations such as @sunnfjordutvikling , has not only created countless unforgettable journeys, but has carried us into a new year brimming with endless opportunities. Recently, Åmot received recognition from Bloomberg Pursuits, making an appearance under Norway in the publication’s annual ‘Where to Go in 2019’ list. “As travelers with time and money increasingly seek isolation and quietude… [Åmot] makes a great base for fishing and kayaking adventures in the Tolkienesque landscape of mountains and glacial rivers.”, writes @bloomberg . It seems that Åmot, whose genuine passion for sharing local food, culture, landscapes, and the luxury that comes with making new friends, has allowed them to shine in a market darkened with inauthenticity. To this we raise our glass to @my.amot and to yet another year filled with incredible adventures. 📷: @thomaseckhoff What do you love about Åmot? Please comment below.
We wish everyone a Happy New Year with this photo of nature’s very own firework; the magnificent northern lights! Is the Nordic region on your bucketlist for 2019? We are ready to create your journey of a lifetime to this extraordinary part of this world!✨📸 @thomaseckhoff
Nothing will get you into the Christmas spirit like a visit to the Christmas market at Liseberg, the Nordic region's largest amusement park. In the warm glow of millions of Christmas lights, Liseberg is transformed into a glitteringly beautiful winter landscape. Go gift hunting among the Christmas market stalls. Warm yourselves on the winter carousels and visit Rabbit Land. Enjoy the spectacular ice ballet, go on an exciting treasure hunt in the Medieval Village, and hand over your wish list to Santa Claus in person. Last but not least: Make sure to put a visit here on your bucket list for December 2019!
Since the winter solstice lands on the 21st of December this year, we wanted to send some festive warmth your way! We at The Travel Designer wishes you all the best of holidays 🎄🎉🎁
Our home city of Bergen is looking forward to the festive season. A favourite tradition here is to visit the Gingerbread town. Every year this town is created and a visit here is a great way to embrace the festive spirit! 🎄
Staying true to our yearly tradition, The Travel Designer team finished our Christmas Office Cleaning in high spirits, followed by a tasty and well deserved lunch whilst we reminisced about all the unforgettable experiences 2018 has brought us. We simply cannot believe how quickly this year has passed, but we are more than ready to welcome a new and exciting year. Have you finished all of your holiday preparations? 💞
Bergen is already decorated for the season. Fun fact: did you know that the Christmas trees lit in London and often New York are Norway spruce? Season’s greetings from us to you!
Today we would like to feature a fantastic experience to the world’s largest manmade ice cave, Into The Glacier. Thanks to them, you can experience a 500 meter long tunnel - the largest of its kind anywhere in the world. The tunnel had been carved through decades-old ice. The tunnel’s dimensions are jaw-dropping: it stands 3 meters tall and about 3.5 meters wide. The cave itself is similarly breathtaking, measuring 7 meters high and 10 meters wide. We invite you to include this experience in your next journey to Iceland. Reach out to us for more information. Pics by: @intotheglacier
Winter is definitely coming to our neck of the woods. Our hometown Bergen sits picturesquely, waiting to quietly delight and captivate the curious. Let us assist you to discover your tailor-made winter journey to Scandinavia and the Nordic region today. 🍃🗻☀️❄
The Travel Designer believes that there is much more to our beloved region than what meets the eye. Whether you are a photographer looking to capture that one special picture, or a people-person looking to connect to the culture of a local, we know the special places that can make your travel dreams come true. With summer’s midnight sun right around the corner, there no better time to let us take you somewhere the internet can't. Contact us today to find out more. ✨