How to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Scandinavia

Do we celebrate Valentine's Day in Scandinavia? Already in the 60s, florists in the Nordic countries, inspired by their American counterparts, began to promote Valentine's Day. Albeit a slow start, Scandinavians have cautiously started warming up to the new tradition and today many couples celebrate Valentine's Day with cards, flowers and presents as well as dining at romantic...

Fly from London to the Scandinavian Mountains

The Scandinavian airline SAS has announced they will begin commercial flights from London to the Trysil / Sälen Airport, also called Scandinavian Mountains SCR. It has become known for being the first airport in the world built without an air traffic control tower, instead having a virtual tower. The first flights will arrive on the 22nd of December 2019, with the first plane arriving from...

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...

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...

Åre in Sweden – A Ski Holiday in Scandinavia to see the Northern Lights

Åre, named by Conde Naste as one of the world's ten best ski-resorts, offers excellent snow and world class skiing. But what really sets Åre apart from other ski destinations is its quaint village nestled below the slopes; with a picturesque square surrounded by traditional wooden houses with hotels, shops and restaurants. Whether you’re planning a ski holiday or just looking for a cosy...