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How to Spend Summer in Stockholm

Published on 2nd July 2019 by Shing Yoong

Summer is undoubtedly the most wonderful time to visit Stockholm. Even the locals prefer to spend each summer enjoying their own city and plan their longest holiday abroad during wintertime.  Once the days become longer, the city transforms as more and more people spend time outdoors. Stockholm’s city centre is beautifully situated on...

The Most Beautiful Towns and Cities in Norway

Published on 22nd May 2019 by Shing Yoong

There’s no denying that Norway has captured my heart. From the moment I stepped foot off the plane and breathed in its cool, crisp air I felt a rush of exhilaration run through my body. Since my first visit, I've travelled to many places in Norway and I've left a piece of my heart in each of those places. What continually surprises me about ...

Norway's Most Epic Driving Routes

Published on 29th March 2019 by Shing Yoong

Driving in Norway is an experience most people never forget. There’s no lack of stunning roads and the scenery along them are quite often breathtaking so we've put together this list to highlight the best. Whilst being spectacular, some of the roads can also be equally hair-raising with sharp bends, narrow roads and dizzying heights. These a...

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...

10 Free Things to do in Reykjavik

Published on 8th June 2018 by Shing Yoong

If you're mindful of your pockets, you'll be happy to know plenty of things to see and do in Reykjavik are absolutely free! Here they are:    1. Harpa Concert Hall   Harpa Concert Hall is not to be missed. You can freely walk around and enjoy the views of the harbour from the windows. A lot of light floods through the building, a...

Exploring Beautiful Bergen & Beyond

Published on 4th April 2018 by Shing Yoong

Bergen, on the beautiful west coast of Norway, is the gateway to the country’s famous fjords. Although the city has expanded over the years from its origins as a trading and fishing port, it retains the quaint and charming wharf buildings that have led the centre to be granted UNESCO World Heritage status. There is much to do in Norway&rsq...

Why You Should Go to Copenhagen Right Now!

Published on 25th January 2018 by Shing Yoong

There’s something about Denmark’s capital. Whether it’s the supremely well-adjusted people – Danes are consistently regarded as the world’s happiest nation in world surveys – or the emphasis on minimal design, few places are as relaxing and approachable as Copenhagen. This is city life at its most relaxed, with...

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, ...