What to Expect from Scandinavian Hotels

The hotels we use at Discover Scandinavia Tours are hand-selected to provide an authentic Scandinavian experience while maintaining the luxuries you desire on an upscale vacation. Whether you seek a one-of-a-kind adventure or simply an escape to spend more time with loved ones in Scandinavia, our curated selection of hotels will enhance your trip as […]

Best Times to Travel to Scandinavia

A trip to Scandinavia is a glorious opportunity to enjoy a variety of seasonal activities, beautiful landscapes, and visual phenomena unique to this part of the world. If you’re undecided about what type of adventures you’d like to explore while visiting Scandinavia, read on for information on the best times to travel and things to […]

Food in Scandinavia

No one thought very much about Scandinavian dining until the arrival of New Nordic Cuisine and its flagbearer Noma – the three-Michelin star restaurant in Copenhagen voted best in the world several times since it opened a decade or so ago. Tucked into the far north of Europe and almost entirely surrounded by seas, Scandinavian […]

Christmas in Scandinavia

Christmas and Scandinavia go together like snatched kisses and sprigs of mistletoe, with frequent snowfalls ensuring a wondrous wintry backdrop. But don’t worry, because the region’s traditions and seasonal events will keep you feeling all warm and festive. Add to this the real-life home of Santa Claus in Finnish Lapland and the chance to soak […]

The Best Ways to Travel Between Scandinavian Countries

by Marcelo Guimaraes – Founder & Owner of Discover Scandinavia Tours Scandinavia Tours: Many Options For Transportation Scandinavia – land of the Northern Lights and the Midnight Sun – offers a robust and diverse transportation system, which allows you to travel efficiently and comfortably… if you know how to get around. The good news is: […]

How to Pay for Things When Vacationing in Scandinavia

by Marcelo Guimaraes – Founder & Owner of Discover Scandinavia Tours Introduction – Travel Money I still remember being a preteen and going with my dad to the bank to buy traveler’s cheques for our upcoming international family trip. But that was the early 80s and things have changed much since (I miss the music, […]

Tipping Etiquette in Scandinavia – Tips on Tips

by Marcelo Guimaraes – Founder & Owner of Discover Scandinavia Tours Introduction Vacationing here, in the USA, generally involves a lot of tipping. Depending on where you stay and what you do, you are expected to tip your waiters, guides, drivers… the list goes on and on. In fact, preparing a gratuity budget is not […]

ALL the Answers You Need on Scandinavian Ice Hotels (3 “Hidden” Gems)

by Marcelo Guimaraes – Founder & Owner of Discover Scandinavia Tours INTRODUCTION – Is an Ice Hotel Stay for Me? Great news: you have decided to go on an awesome winter vacation in Lapland! Now you are thinking about all the fun things you will see and experience there, so these questions are inevitable: how […]

A Practical Guide For Wonderful Northern Lights Tours

by Marcelo Guimaraes – Founder & Owner of Discover Scandinavia Tours INTRODUCTION – WHAT YOU WILL GET FROM READING THIS In the last few years, I have created many Northern Lights tours for hundreds of clients. Often the interactions are initiated with the following request: “We want to go on a trip where the ultimate […]

Luxury Tours to Scandinavia – 7 Reasons to Travel with DST

by Veronica Lanzer If you are looking to travel to Scandinavia in style, luxury tours to Scandinavia are your solution. To discover authentic, natural beauty in Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland comfortably. Do you want to experience extraordinary natural phenomena’s like the Icelandic geysers and waterfalls? Do you want to sail the Norwegian fjords […]