While many have been homebound, people voted on the most beautiful homes around the world.
Inside the European royals’ most lavish palaces with gold statues & chandeliers; Becky Pemberton; The Sun
BRITAIN has Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle, but Europe is peppered with a number of stunning royal residences that lure tourists from around the world. From fairytale palaces to impressive homes with golden statues, these castles truly are picture perfect.
Sweden is an incredible place to visit when in northern Europe. Swedens stretches up into the Arctic Circle, borders Norway, Finland and is easily accessible from Denmark. Famous for ABBA, Ikea, meatballs and Vikings, Sweden has more to explore than flatpack furniture. There is an incredible diversity of landmarks in Sweden. Approximately 63% of Sweden is covered in forests, giving the landscape a beautiful and wild feel. Within these forested landscapes, moose roam freely. Sweden also has more than 90,000 lakes. Sweden is a pioneer of renewable energy sources, with more than 50% of the country powered by alternative fuels.
Best royal palaces in Europe you can visit post-pandemic to see how royals live; Julie Delahaye; Daily Mirror
A few decades ago, all that most people knew about Swedish design was what they saw in the Ikea catalogue. Over the past 20 years, however, a new passion for all things Nordic has taken hold, a Scandi-mania for everything from stylish technical wear to literature and TV, and, most of all, for interior design – with its pared-back cosiness, low lighting and quality artisan furniture.
See what makes Swedish Lapland such a magical destination throughout the year on this virtual tour.
Explore the capital of UNESCO World Heritage sites in Europe with Scandinavia Standard guide.
One company has exclusive rights to the source of the iconic pigment—a copper mine’s supply of iron deposits that may last just a century more…
SOAK up Sweden’s stunning scenery this autumn with a self-drive tour allowing you to explore pretty fishing towns, remote villages, forests, lakes and islands at your own pace. The country has recently been added to the list of countries where we no longer need to quarantine on return.
Northern Europe road trips: Explore the best nature in Scandinavia and the Nordic countries from the road. Here are five of the best road trips in the region.
A centuries-old copper mine that once provided two thirds of the world’s copper supply.
Source: Falu Gruva (Falun Mine)
Architectural Works that Were Declared World Heritage Sites in the Last Decade; Belen Maiztegui; Architecture Daily
A list of all the architectural pieces that have been declared World Heritage Sites in the last decade (2010-2020)…
UNESCO World Heritage listed Drottningholm Palace is the perfect day trip from Stockholm. Find out in this post more about the amazing history of Drottningholm Palace, how to plan your visit to the Palace and how to get there…
Falun: The Swedish town you’ve never heard of that changed the history of the world; Kash; Budget Traveller
Falun is the town that changed Sweden’s history-from the UNESCO World Heritage listed Falu Gruva to the enchanting Carl Larsson garden in nearby Sundborn, this small area of Sweden has had a huge impact and is definitely a place worth visiting.
A Gentleman’s Guide To Stockholm According To Tailors Saman Amel And Dag Granath; Felicity Carter; Forbes
Saman Amel and Dag Granath offer their little black book of Stockholm, Sweden.
The private residence of the Swedish Royal Family, Drottningholm Palace, was built in the 1600s and is listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. The Swedish Monarchy says that it is the “most well-preserved…