Norway visitors can now experience the beautiful Scandinavian destination from an all-new perspective with the anticipated opening of the Loen Skylift.
The unique cable car experience, opened in May, begins in Loen, a charming village in the Nordfjord region, about 120 miles northeast of Bergen and 200 miles northwest of Oslo. Named the world’s steepest aerial ropeway, the Skylift will carry visitors more than 3,300 feet up to Mount Hoven in about five minutes, providing panoramic views of the surrounding scenic fjords, mountains, Loelva River and Jostedalsbreen National Park.
The lift will operate year-round, offering unique perspectives each season, and is expected to transport more than 40,000 visitors in its first year of operation. It also provides easy access to Mount Hoven’s marked hiking trails, climbing routes and winter sports terrains in addition to fine-dining spot Hoven Restaurant, located at the summit.
The Skylift is located next to the Hotel Alexandra in Loen and runs continuously throughout the day. Each cabin holds 40-45 people, and there is no minimum age limit to ride the lift. A ticket costs about $57, but is well worth it for the breathtaking views.
Lavido is the skin and body care brand offering products inspired by nature. The Israeli-based company was formed in 2003 with the goal to address skincare needs with products made from raw, plant-based ingredients. Lavido launched in the United States in 2015.
Dining is an art, and now that applies to both on the ground and at 35,000 feet thanks to Hainan Airlines’ “Hai Chef” Inflight Artistic Chinese cuisine series, a collaboration with Dong Zhenxiang, a Chinese culinary master also known as Dadong.
Travel pros already know there’s an art to selecting the right clothes to withstand the demands of being on the road. From non-wrinkle shirts and dresses to creating a micro-capsule wardrobe that easily mixes and matches together, there’s a solution for every situation. But undergarments are often overlooked as a travel must-have. Not all undergarments are travel-ready and require the right style and material for effortless packing and wear. ExOfficio makes it easy with quick-drying, comfortable and lightweight material. You can even wash, wring, roll and hang your undergarments while on the road for quick-drying. Here’s the run-down on which ExOfficio undergarments to choose.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.