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Bergen International Festival

Published on 5th October 2011 by Suzel in General , Norway

Entering its 60th year in 2012, the Bergen International Festival is the largest of its kind in the Nordic countries, and presents music, theatre, dance, opera and visual art.The dates for this year's festival are 23 May - 6 June 2012. For further information visit www.fib.no/en/City breaks to Bergen start at £599 per person including flights...

Norway with Norwegian

Published on 13th September 2011 by Suzel

During a recent fam trip (familiarisation trip!) to Norway, courtesy of Norwegian Airlines and Innovation Norway, I was thrilled to bits to re-aquaint myself with the lovely towns of Ålesund, Molde and Kristiansund. Our itinerary started with Norwegian's direct flight from Gatwick to Ålesund and included a wonderful journey along...

West Sweden

Published on 21st June 2011 by Suzel in Blue Lagoon , Sweden , Uncategorized

  Suzel recently visited West Sweden on a fam trip to explore the area. She loved what she saw and will be featuring a couple of new holidays based on the area shortly. In the meantime here are a few photos to whet your appetite!    ...

Competition winners in Tromso

Published on 24th March 2011 by Suzel

Winners of our Scandinavian Show competition which took place at Olympia in October last year were delighted Daniel and Stefanie Gooch. Their prize was a 3-night stay on B/B basis at the 4* Rica Ishavshotell in Tromsø inclusive of flights, transfers and a Northern Lights Chasing excursion with Kjetil Skogli (the guide who escorted Joanna L...

Kissing with wolves

Published on 24th March 2011 by Suzel

Visiting hand-reared wolves at the Polar Zoo The Polar Zoo in Bardu in northern Norway hand rears wolves. Wolves are naturally frightened of humans and therefore those living in captivity are often living under stressful circumstances. Hand rearing them means they are familiar with humans, actually enjoying their company, and gives visitors the ...