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Scandinavia Only - What's with our new name?

Published on 26th December 2016 by Suzel

New Year normally heralds change and no more so right now than for us! With the start of 2017 we would like to introduce you to Scandinavia Only, our shiny new brand here at Taber Holidays. You may have already noticed our website has undergone a bit of a revamp and we now have a lovely new URL, www.scandinaviaonly.co.uk. Why have we done this? Th...

Top Things to Do in Tromsø

Published on 16th November 2016 by Suzel

Cable Car Up Mount Storsteinen Take the cable car to the top of Mount Storsteinen and get this insane breathtaking panoramic views over Tromsø at 420 meters (1,380 ft) above sea level.   The Arctic CathedralTromsdalen Church stands proudly at the end of Tromsø bridge, it is clearly visible from the center of the town and set a...

Top 10 Things to Do in Reykjavik

Published on 3rd October 2016 by Shing Yoong

1. Harpa Concert Hall  You don’t have to be interested in Scandinavian architecture to find this building impressive; its ‘honeycomb’ structure consists of a steel framework clad with geometric shaped glass panels of different colours for a striking finish. Harpa is a multipurpose building that has four large concert halls, ...

Snowmobiling on the LuleaÌŠ Archipelago in Swedish Lapland

Published on 26th August 2016 by Suzel

I’ve been fortunate enough to visit some truly beautiful places in Scandinavia during the winter months. Over the last six or seven years I’ve visited the area known as Swedish Lapland extensively; most especially the region of Norrbotten and the LuleaÌŠ Archipelago which are located on the fringes of the Arctic Circle. Of all the ...

Gothenburg: Sweden's Culture & Culinary Capital

Published on 22nd July 2016 by Shing Yoong

Gothenburg is Sweden’s second largest city and is popularly known as the Culture and Culinary Capital. Foodies should waste no time visiting the charming Saluhallen food market to try some local delicacies across forty diverse stalls. Though Gothenburg's most famous food hall is Feskekörka which translates literally to 'fish church' d...