Introduction So you’ve decided to visit Scandinavia. Congratulations! Scandinavia is one of the most beautiful and varied regions in the world. From the snow-capped peaks of the Norwegian mountains to the hidden beaches of Denmark, there’s something for everyone here. But with so many unique places to see, it can take time to figure out […]
Introduction You’ve always wanted to see the midnight sun, those 24 hours of daylight during summer when the sun never sets below the horizon. Lucky for you, Scandinavia is one of the best places in the world to witness this natural phenomenon! Whether you’re planning a trip during the spring or summer, we’ve got everything […]
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 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 […]
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.