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

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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...
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Room 7 at Sweden’s Treehotel

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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...

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...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...
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