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Swedish private island escape

Published on 13th January 2019 by Suzel in General , Sweden

During the Spring of 2018, my colleague Jo and I (Suzel) made arrangements to visit two new products which we were really excited about - a small Swedish countryside boutique hotel called Stilleben, and a separate private island with single, traditional Swedish wooden cottage known simply and collectively as KABIN. This blog provides a short...

How to Make Crisp Cinnamon Cookies for the Festive Season

Published on 19th December 2018 by Suzel

The festive season is a time for being with the family, indulging and adding a little extra sparkle to life. That's why baking is the perfect activity - it's fun to do with your kids or with friends or even by yourself with a little glass of bubbly and the radio to keep you company! Since we love everything Scandinavian we want to share with you...

Delicious Foods You Must Try in Sweden

Published on 29th October 2018 by Shing Yoong in Food Travel Blog

There's a lot more to Swedish food than meatballs so let's take a look at what you should try during a visit to Sweden...  Crayfish during August There ain't no party like... a Crayfish Party. Really, it's true! Eating freshwater crayfish in August is one of Sweden’s most cherished food traditions. Unlike traditional holidays, there ...

An Art Lover's Guide to Oslo

Published on 24th September 2018 by Shing Yoong

Oslo has fast become the artistic hub of Scandinavia with its increasingly contemporary architecture as well as galleries and art museums featuring both traditional and modern art.  Vigeland Sculpture Park Set along a boulevard in Oslo’s Frogner Park, Vigeland consists of 212 eye-catching sculptures made from bronze and granite, spre...

11 Things to do in Trondheim

Published on 13th August 2018 by Shing Yoong

  The Old Town of Bakklandet The gorgeous old wooden buildings of Bakklandet fill endless postcards of Trondheim. It really is the main reason why most people add this city to their holiday itinerary. It's difficult not to adore Bakklandet for its old wooden homes, cosy cafés, and cobbled streets. Trondheim is also a bike-friendly c...