Author Archives: Gerit Pfuhl

Smileys in Tourist research

This year we have worked quite intense on developing language free or at least language minimized questions about YOUR (vacation) experience. We have presented it recently at a conference.   In a nutshell: some concepts like challenge, time and rejuvenation … Continue reading

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Happy 2015

Happy New Year to all first-time and regular Northern Norway visitors! The first big event – Mørketidsløpet or PolarNight Halvmarathon – was a great success. On saturday the 3rd of January over 1200 runners from over 31 countries took part … Continue reading

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local food and mountainbiking in Skaidi

How do you attract people to come to Skaidi? Skaidi? Where or what is that – you may ask. For the third year a group of comitted bike enthusiasts arrange a unique event – local traditional seasonal food experience combined … Continue reading

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Offroadfinnmark, Chess Olympiad, and Arctic Race of Norway

2014 was a warm and sunny summer – is it over? Well, we hope not, but over are two big events in Northern Norway for this year and one – the Arctic race has its final stage tomorrow in Tromsø. … Continue reading

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Onroadfinnmark and northern summer

Last week we interviewed some at Fløya – a lovely summit from which one can see Tromsø. This weekend we head off to Alta. Our aim is to interview participants of the 444km racing event as well as tourists traveling … Continue reading

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NRK: Experience Northern Norway

The link below is from the norwegian broadcasting side. It lets you explore what Finnmark has to offer. A timely information for our project. Unfortunately the videos are in norwegian http://www.nrk.no/nordnytt/glemte-turistperler-i-finnmark-1.11781763 Hope to see you in summer in Northern Norway   … Continue reading

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Our first impressions

last friday to sunday you may have encountered us asking people why are they HERE. Well, the Midnight Sun marathon atracted many runners from all over the world. I met runners from Japane, Brazil, US, UK, Pakistan, Germany and Sweden. … Continue reading

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Midnightsun Marathon

Tomorrow the 25th Midnightsun Marathon will take place. The forecast is perfect for norwegians and british runners: not sunny at all, high humidity and moderate temperatures, might even be below 10 degrees! Still, whether you run the 21km or the … Continue reading

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