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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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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Stilleben.nu

The Still Life - Stilleben

Writer Barry Stone returns back to earth after his stay at Stilleben, Sweden. A Journey into Silence! Come here with your loved ones, and your time will be filled with conversation and togetherness. Come here on your own, however, and your mind can go anywhere.

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Bestebakken

Foodies get ready: our 'Beautiful Norway' tours are not only about fjords and magnificent scenery

Take a closer look at the boutique hotels and restaurants that we recommend as a part of our independent 'Beautiful Norway' tour across the fjords. We start in Lom, take a culinary stopover in Hafslo after having journeyed along the mountain pass across Sognefjellet, and finish at our beautiful accommodation in Aurland.

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