Our «Finds» in Scandinavia

We traveled by train and Norwegian coastal steamer throughout Scandinavia two years ago. Here are some of our “finds.” Hotel Birger Jarl in Stockholm is “the...

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...

One Trip, Two Scandinavian Countries

Just across the border from each other, Värmland in Sweden and Hedmark in Norway, offer the same wonderful open-air escape. Deciding where to go is...

Sweet Dreams in Scandinavian Hotels

During the summer months, guests at all Clarion hotels in Norway and Sweden have had the opportunity to contribute to the environment through the...

Swedish Master Chef

If you happen to be in South Sweden or are planning to visit Skåne-Tranås, don’t miss Daniel Berlin Krog, ranked as “Restaurant of the...

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...
In the Footsteps of a Swedish Crusader

In the Footsteps of a Swedish Crusader

In Western Sweden you can follow in the footsteps of a Swedish crusader, the fictional Arn Magnusson, created by the Swedish author Jan Guillot.     If...

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....
The Devil's Bible being carried into the National Library at the labrary's 125th birthday celebration. Photo: Bjørn Larsson Ask - SCANPIX

Sweden’s Ten Quirkiest Tourist Attractions

Christian Olsson, who runs the Hidden Wonders of Sweden blog, shares his top-ten places you've probably never been to. 1. Devil's Bible in Stockholm There is a Devil's...

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...
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