Doris Beling

4 Ways to Experience an Authentic Scandinavian Summer

Having grown up in Finland, the thought of summer is instinctively connected to the mental image of a summer cottage by a lake or a river. Up until maybe 15 years ago, everyone's summer cottage was usually totally off grid, which meant that summer holidays and weekends were spent swimming (usually stark naked), fishing, rowing a boat in the cool waters near the cottage...

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Reindeer sledding at Harriniva

Our 10 favourite things to do during a Scandinavian winter holiday

There is still time to book your winter holiday in the Nordics for the upcoming snow season, but you better hurry! Imagine having a white Christmas and / or New Year, full of hearty food and amazing winter activities... And if you're worrying that you'd be cold and house-bound due to the weather... Think again!

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Per Lundström

A stay at the Treehotel, Sweden

Barry Stone's love of treehouses as a child had him primed for his stay at the Treehotel. He travelled through Northern Sweden last September and brings to you an account of his experience, wandering reindeers, installing gas stoves and all!

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Antti Haanpää:Yle

How about spending your next Easter in Finland?

Many overseas travellers seem to overlook the late winter / early springtime in the Nordics, however it is a fantastic time to visit the region. There are less crowds and there is still plenty of snow in the north and sunshine in the south. Furthermore, there are certain foods and traditions that you will not come across any other time of the year!

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