by Marcelo Guimaraes – Founder & Owner of Discover Scandinavia Tours INTRODUCTION – Vacationing at the Top of the World Lapland is an adventure. I am not talking about dangling from a cliff, jumping from an airplane or searching long-lost treasures in some subterranean metropolis of millennia ago. By “adventure” I mean: inherently and delightfully […]
Easter – or Påsk in Swedish – is a fun time of the year. People are enjoying spring, kids are off school and families are getting together to celebrate. There are many Scandinavian Easter traditions, but we will focus on three of them here.
If you have an interest in Viking history, Scandinavia is the place to go. Sweden, the last Norse country to adopt Christianity, has a fascinating Viking history. The Viking age begins around 800 CE and lasts until the mid 11th century. It’s a big part of Scandinavian history. There are many exciting places to visit […]
Being from Sweden, now living in the US there are a few habits my family – husband, and kids -had to get used to. Well, my kids think all these habits are “normal” since they grew up with it. It has been, somewhat, an adjustment for my husband when it comes to a few things […]