Fly to the Scandinavian Mountains

Scandinavian Mountains Airport, also referred to as Sälen Trysil Airport, is an airport under construction in Dalarna, Sweden, close to the Norwegian border. And the new airport has just announced its opening date! With 6,400,000 guest nights, 100,000 beds and 3,300,000 ski days, every year - Scandinavian Mountains is already an established tourist destination. Especially in winter as a ski...

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Best Ski Destinations in the Nordic Region

Escape the crowds in the alps and head to Scandinavia. We want to share the the best of the best, from worlds class, high-profile winter hangouts to remote, off the beaten track destinations. Before you plan your next snowy adventure, read this guide to the top resorts across the Nordic region. Norway Norway is known for its wild and beautiful nature, its mountains, glaciers and deep coastal...

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P&O Ferries to reopen ferry service from the UK to Scandinavia?

The last ferry link between the UK and Scandinavia ended in 2014. News is that the Scottish Government has called for a summit with ferry operators to explore the potential for a new service between Scotland and Scandinavia. And apparently P&O Ferries are willing to consider it. P&O Ferries is a British-based company that operates ferries from the United Kingdom to Ireland, France,...

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Copenhagen’s best Boutique Hotels

Mr. and Mrs. Smith is usually the go-to-place for us when looking for accommodation when travelling. But for some reason our trusted travel website has only two hotels listed for Copenhagen. Obviously the Danish capital and the home of Scandinavian design has a lot more to offer! Here are the best boutique hotels in Copenhagen. Guldsmeden Guldsmeden has no less than five green boutique hotels...

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Trysil, a Magical and Family friendly ski resort

We've just returned from our skiing holiday in Trysil, Norway and I just wanted to share this amazing Winter destination and ski resort with you... Trysil is situated in the heart of Norway, merely a 2 hour drive north from Oslo Airport (watch this space as they are building a second airport only 45 min away - ready for travellers for the winter 2019/2020 season) with airport transfer directly...

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Reopen the Harwich to Esbjerg ferry!

Are there any updates on the UK to Scandinavia ferries situation? The quick answer is no. I've just returned from a 2,224 km drive from Norway and feeling not only tired but perhaps more upset than ever that there are no ferry crossing between the UK and Scandinavia. One of the most popular posts on this blog is how you'll get 'from the UK to Norway by car and ferry'. And sadly, it's not a happy...

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Where to spend Christmas in Scandinavia

If you are looking for a getaway to experience an authentic white Christmas, there are some truly fabulous cozy cabin style hotels, tucked away in Winter Wonderland far, far North... We have chosen three truly amazing hotels where you can spend an unforgettable holiday! Scandinavian Christmas is one of the most searched topics on this blog. And I can only assume there's many of you dreaming of...

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The TrisTrans Saga

TrisTrans Saga is the story of two little adventurers, who together with their parents have embarked on an adventure of a lifetime. The TrisTrans Saga is a real life story and a personal journey of a family - who have taken the leap to make their dreams come true. The family has chosen to clock off, from a busy everyday family life, to together head out into the unknown. TrisTrans Saga is the...

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Trysil in Summer

If you are looking for a family summer holiday with a difference, look no further. Trysil is a beautiful forest and mountain village, only a 2 hour drive from Oslo airport. Perhaps better known as Norway's largest ski resort, the area has a lot on offer in Summer as well. In fact its inspiring nature has fostered some of Norways finest authors and artists and is undoubtly a destination to...

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Norway, the Happiest Place on Earth!

© Visit Norway. Humpback whale. Norway has officially won the title 'the happiest place on earth' with Denmark and Iceland as runners up. The World Happiness Report has been published for the past five years, during which the Nordic countries have consistently dominated the top spots. We dived into the question; why? Is it all about hygge? Norway is the happiest place on Earth according to the...

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