A weekend escape to Winter and Norefjell, Norway

Winter Wonderland might be just a bit closer than what you think it is. Norefjell is a mountain area and ski resort, a beautiful piece of Scandinavia and one of its kind, situated just an hour outside the Norwegian capital. Family friendly, or perfect as a romantic getaway. Whatever you choose you are sure to experience a something rather special. Get there with a less than 2 hours flight....

How to ski with children -step by step survival guide

Skiing with kids is can be both enjoyable and fun if you only follow a few simple steps, how to... Children as young as 3 years can ski. Thinking it's a tiresome or impossible task to take your kids on a ski holiday? It might be less stressful than what you'd think it would be. In order to give you a head start, here's a step by step survival guide on how to ski with children. 1. Choose the...

Family Winter Holiday in Norway – Top 5 Ski destinations

Are you dreaming of a week of winter wonderland and family fun outdoors, hot chocolate and evenings spent in front of the log fire? Why not consider some of the most fabulous ski resorts in Scandinavia? Scandinavians are known for being family oriented, for their tall mountains and snowy winters. All you'll need to create that memorable winter family holiday. You've probably heard that all...

A family mountain hike in Norefjell Norway

So this is what we've been up to lately, mountain hiking with family in Norefjell Norway. Mostly sunshine, lots of fresh air and crystal clear mounting waterfalls. The girls are truly enjoying themselves -and so am I. Norefjell, Norway is located approx 1 hour outside Oslo. Norefjell is one of the best ski resorts in Norway and are famous for hosting the Winter Olympics in 1952. But the summer...

Multi use of thermals, climbing in Isbjorn of Sweden

After a full day of skiing in the mountain slopes at Norefjell Norway Little A still had more energy and we decided to head to the hotel climbing wall at Quality Spa & Resort Norefjell. By simply removing the outer layer and the fleece layer she was ready in minutes to go all the way to the top in her Isbjorn of Sweden bright green thermals. And do you think our 7 year old were tired and ready...

Little Scandinavian goes on holiday

We're off on Easter holiday tonight! British Airways will take us to Oslo, Norway where there's a rental car waiting for us to take us up to the Norwegian snowy mountains... The blog will be running as usual and there will be occasional updates from the cold North over the next week and a half! Do you have some relaxing plans in store too? We would love to know so please do share in the comment...