Scandinavian Travel

Skógar Museum in South Iceland center of history and culture – Scandinavian Travel Article

Skógar Museum in South Iceland center of history and culture Iceland has many things to offer when it comes to nature, like waterfalls, glaciers, volcanoes and black sand beaches. But what about the people living here? How did they live? What did they do and how did they survive the hard living conditions? If you are driving the south coast of Iceland you get an opportunity to answer these questions as well a many other about the life in Iceland…

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Why Seattle Sightseeing Tours Are More Fun On A Boat – Finland Travel Blog – Best Places to Visit in Europe – Scandinavian Travel Article

Why Seattle Sightseeing Tours Are More Fun On A Boat – Finland Travel Blog – Best Places to Visit in Europe Sightseeing in Seattle, what is the best way to do it? The city offers many things to a tourist, from cozy authentic streets to wide, impressive cityscapes and mountain views. You can see all of it at once by having a Duck Boat Tour, a tour on a WWII vehicle that goes both, on land and sea.  This post…

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Should I Get the Copenhagen Card? – Scandinavian Travel Article

Should I Get the Copenhagen Card? The Copenhagen Card is one of those traveler “must-haves” that you’re never really sure if you must have. Is it worth buying the Copenhagen Card? Will the Copenhagen Card save you money? Big questions! It can seem a little confusing, especially if you don’t want to over-plan your trip, but there are a number of situations in which we think the Copenhagen Card is worthwhile (and some when it’s not!). What is the Copenhagen…

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How I travel around in Gothenburg – Scandinavian Travel Article

How I travel around in Gothenburg If you’ve been following our Instagram this week, you’ll have seen our posts about sustainable transport. Here are the main ways I travel around my city and how I rate each transport method on my (pretty unscientific and mostly subjective) sustainability scale! Bike  Before I moved to Gothenburg, the thought of cycling in cities was a bit scary to me – I’d seen too many angry motorists in the UK to feel like taking…

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Christmas is the heart of winter – Scandinavian Travel Article

Christmas is the heart of winter During January and February, there is almost always snow in northern and eastern Finland. The snow season in northern Finland begins in November and lasts at least until May. In the inland regions of southern and central Finland, the first snow falls at the beginning of December and melts during late March and April. Northernmost Finland is above the Arctic Circle, so the sun does not rise for about a month during the winter.…

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Things to Know When Preparing for Your Trip to Iceland – Scandinavian Travel Article

Things to Know When Preparing for Your Trip to Iceland If you’re getting ready for your excursion to Iceland these Iceland travel tips are certain to assist your travel to Iceland. Iceland is one of the wonderful destinations in the world at present. It’s an easy association amid Europe and North America and the backdrop is natural and fantastic. No matter how you are exactly going to plan to explore these tips on travel in Iceland is assured to make…

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Green Whale Watching Husavik on the eco-friendly Opal – Scandinavian Travel Article

Green Whale Watching Husavik on the eco-friendly Opal Green Whale Watching with North Sailing Husavik You have probably heard that Husavik is a great place for whale watching. But did you know that Husavik is also the only place in Iceland where you can go whale watching on a sailboat powered by green energy? These eco-friendly tours are operated by North Sailing, pioneers in sustainable tourism in Iceland. The award-winning electric sailboat Opal Originally built in Germany in 1951, schooner…

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The Feast of St. Lucia, December 13 – Scandinavian Travel Article

The Feast of St. Lucia, December 13 The Feast of St. Lucia, December 13, is perhaps the most cherished of all Swedish traditions. A celebration of the “bearer of light in the darkness,” it is marked by stunning candlelit processions of girls in white gowns wearing wreaths of candles in their hair. These days the candles are battery-powered, but the atmosphere is the same – filled with an uplifting spirit of fellowship and joy. Lucia in a Swedish school St.…

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9 Hidden Gems to Inspire You to Visit — Nordic Wanders – Scandinavian Travel Article

9 Hidden Gems to Inspire You to Visit — Nordic Wanders Read on for 9 non-crowded places to visit when making your way to Northern Norway in summer!Northern Norway is probably already on your bucket list, however, while most people flock to Norway’s north in winter to see the Northern Lights, the region is a lot less crowded during summertime. Apart from the Lofoten Islands, that is. In the same way as everyone heads to Tromsø to see the Northern…

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Autumn in Finland | All Secrets of Finnish Autumn Revealed – Gofinland Blog – Scandinavian Travel Article

Autumn in Finland | All Secrets of Finnish Autumn Revealed – Gofinland Blog Photo by Visit Finland/Soili Jussila Finland is a country of four beautiful seasons, all of which have their unique characters. Yet, most tourists visit Finland either in summer or winter. This is what most tour operators, travel sites and guides advice you to do, too. As summer is slowly drifting away and Finns are getting ready for the brisk autumn air, we want to embrace this beautiful…

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Rafting and Jet Boats in Iceland: 6 Questions We Get Asked – Scandinavian Travel Article

Rafting and Jet Boats in Iceland: 6 Questions We Get Asked Have you ever considered Iceland as a top-tier extreme water sports destination? First on the list for hikers, snowmobilers and horse enthusiasts, Iceland is also one of the best destinations for extreme water sports like rafting, kayaking, and jet boats. Here are some of the questions we get in our office about jet boats and rafting in Iceland in particular.  Is Iceland a good destination for water sports? You…

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– Iceland 24 – Iceland Travel and Info Guide : Books in Iceland – Scandinavian Travel Article

– Iceland 24 – Iceland Travel and Info Guide : Books in Iceland The importance of literature and books in Iceland cannot be overstated. With one in ten Icelanders publishing a book in their lifetime, reading and writing are interwoven into the threads of society. And when the inhabitants of this small Nordic island aren’t reading books writing them, they are giving them as gifts. Christmas, birthdays, and other special occasions are the perfect time to give both and receive…

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Travel and Safety Tips for Oslo, Norway – Scandinavian Travel Article

Travel and Safety Tips for Oslo, Norway Credit: PixabayThe awe-inspiring landscapes and mesmerising fjords of Oslo make it the perfect holiday destination. Oslo is a very safe city and is also ideal for solo women travellers. However, it’s always prudent to exercise caution, so we’ve rounded up some safety tips for your trip to Oslo.Weather in OsloCredit: Max PixelYou will need to be cautious about the cold weather in Oslo, especially during the winter when temperatures fall as low as…

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Stockholm for Fashionistas: A shopaholics guide to getting head-to-toe in Swedish fashion – Scandinavian Travel Article

Stockholm for Fashionistas: A shopaholics guide to getting head-to-toe in Swedish fashion Stockholm for Fashionistas: A shopaholics guide to getting head-to-toe in Swedish fashion Alaine Handa will fill your closet with stylish Swedish fashion with this list of stores that will give your credit card a workout. Stockholm is a fashion-forward city but with restraint in Swedish design. Swedish fashion is not flashy and can be seen as effortlessly cool. As an avid traveler, I like that Swedish fashion is…

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My Berlin: interview and travel tips for the German capital – Scandinavian Travel Article

My Berlin: interview and travel tips for the German capital I’ve called Berlin my home for going on 3 years now, and those years have been the most crazy, fun and challenging of my life. To me, Berlin, has a very special vibe that you won’t find anywhere else in the world, and for now, I’m happy to call it home. So when I had the opportunity to do an interview with the Danish Berlin-blog Vild med Berlin, I grabbed…

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Danish Interior for Kids – Discover Scandinavia – Scandinavian Travel Article

Danish Interior for Kids – Discover Scandinavia Since 2004, Danish design company Sebra has been designing quality furniture, textiles, toys and accessories for children. If you have kids you are likely to have come across the distinctive colorful designs from Sebra Interior for Kids. Sebra was founded in 2004 by Mia Dela just a few years after she graduated from the School of Design in Kolding, Denmark. It was the birth of her first son Gustav which led her to…

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ICEHOTEL 30 – a sneak peek – Scandinavian Travel Article

ICEHOTEL 30 – a sneak peek It’s that time of year again, when we enjoy a first tantalising glimpse at the final designs for next season’s ICEHOTEL. And, this year promises to be extra special, as the Swedish icon looks forward to its 30th birthday celebrations.As ever, the hotel invited all-comers to submit their designs for the winter hotel. But, with just 15 suites and, as it turned out, 126 entries, the competition was fierce. Among the winning entries, and…

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