Life in Lapland

The indigenous Sami of northern Scandinavia, a hardy semi-nomadic people, can trace their roots back thousands of years. The Sami call themselves “the people of...

Sweden’s First Gastro-Hotel

PM & Friends (PM & Vänner) ranks among Sweden’s top ten restaurants, according to the country’s leading authority on dining, the White Guide. Restaurant PM...

National Parks in Scandinavia

The Scandinavian region has many national parks, each with its own claim to unique native flora and fauna. Denmark’s parks are very new – the...

Hitting the Walking Trails in Scandinavia

The Scandinavian region is known for its great open landscapes and is a mecca for hikers and backpackers. Waymarked footpaths are found in scenically...

A Hidden Gem in Sweden

On the Swedish Westcoast, in the little town of Lysekil, we recently paid a visit to the Strandflickorna ("Beachgirls" in English) Coastal Hotel and...

Freedom to Roam in Scandinavia

The freedom to explore nature is considered a birthright of most Scandinavians, and the politicians have seen fit to put that inheritance into law....

Wild Scandinavia

Photographer, translator and writer Ben Love, originator of the popular Wild Guide books, has traveled to Scandinavia to explore its incredible hidden places. Over...

Room for Rent in Scandinavia

Almost 1 million people used Airbnb in Scandinavia last year, and overnighted more than 3 million times. In 2007, the two design graduates, Brian...

Nostalgic Driving in Sweden

If you’re planning a trip to Gothenburg by car and have some spare time, you should not do like most people and stick to...

Have You Considered House-Sitting?

Maybe You Should. It’s the latest buzz. Scandinavians, join forces! There are no members in Scandinavia yet! Gone are the days when only your neighbor...

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