Reindeer-pulled sled rides, roasted almonds, mulled wine and hand-made Scandinavian gifts are just some of the highlights of attending a Christmas market in Denmark, Norway or Sweden.
Beautiful royal residences around the world, including Buckingham Palace; Akriti Sharma; Prestige Online
Take a look at these elegant royal residences around the world that’s a must visit. Add them to your bucket list and travel royally.
Greta Thunberg joins protest against British mining company seeking ‘short term profits’; Steven Brown; Daily Express
GRETA Thunberg has joined the protest against a British mining company looking for “short term profits” in Gállok, in Sweden.
Discover the original destinations that gave some of IKEA’s most famous products their names.
Climate change: Sweden’s only remaining mountaintop glacier loses two metres in height; Alexa Phillips; Sky News
The ice sheet on the south side of the Kebnekaise mountain lost its title as Sweden’s highest point in 2019, after a third of it melted.
Hats off to the crew at the UNESCO World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station! Today is Sunday July 4, 2021. Besides being Independence Day here in the States, it’s also Alexanderson Day in Sweden!
While many have been homebound, people voted on the most beautiful homes around the world.
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.