A Winter's Tales in Liseberg Christmas Market, Gothenburg

Published on 16th December 2013 by Shing Yoong in Christmas Market , City Break Holiday , Sweden , Winter Holidays

Christmas is coming and the goose is getting fat. Actually, the only thing that seems to be getting fat around here is me. I've just spent four fabulous days eating my way through Gothenburg, and now I'm bursting at the seams to tell you all about the festive affair I've just had with Liseberg Christmas Market.Stockholm might be Sweden's larges...

Photo Essay of The Great Aurora Hunt Two Months In!

Published on 2nd December 2013 by Shing Yoong in Lofoten Islands , Norway , Winter Holidays

The Great Aurora Hunt is a highly popular and eagerly anticipated Northern Lights tour by Taber Holidays in conjunction with Aurorahunters.org that kicked off at the end of September and has, so far, resulted in 100% sightings of the Northern Lights.This tour is unique, due not only to hunting for the Northern Lights, but because it teaches you how...

The New Winter Scandinavian Brochure from Taber Holidays is Now Here!

Published on 17th July 2013 by Suzel in Blue Lagoon , Finland Holidays , General , Iceland , Lofoten Islands , Norway , Sweden , The Northern Lights , Winter Holidays

Packed full of exciting new holidays, our new winter tours are guaranteed to provide you with an unforgettable experience!Our new tour 'The Great Aurora Hunt' is set in the magnificent Lofoten Islands in Norway, and makes your dream of photographing the Northern Lights a reality with veteran Aurora photographer Andy Keen!Why not spend a night i...

Arriving in Tromsø

Published on 25th January 2013 by Suzel in Norway , The Northern Lights , Winter Holidays

I really like Tromsø, I really, really like Tromsø! Arriving by plane you have a great view of its wonderful location with a backdrop of mountains and the expanse of Arctic Ocean that lies in front. The fantastic thing is that if the Northern Lights fail to put in an appearance you have still seen something breathtakingly beautiful, s...

Spending the New Year in the Lofoten Islands

Published on 10th January 2013 by Shing Yoong in Lofoten Islands , Norway , The Northern Lights , Winter Holidays

  What's better than seeing a sky full of fireworks to celebrate heading into the New Year? Well the answer is easy - seeing a sky full of the Northern Lights beats it hands down. After hearing all about Shing and Terry's trip to the Lofoten Islands for the New Year, we don't think they could have wished for a better way to jet-start the ...

Happy Christmas to everyone from Taber Holidays!

Published on 21st December 2012 by Shing Yoong in Finland Holidays , Norway , The Northern Lights , Winter Holidays

Yesterday we had our work Christmas party, and one of the topics of conversation was 'What was your best memory of 2012?' We all came up with different answers but the running theme of our 'best bits of 2012' included several tours to Scandinavia, and here they are! If Jo could have any Christmas present it would be this little fella from Tro...

Explore The Art Nouveau Town of Alesund

Published on 20th September 2012 by Shing Yoong in Norway , The Northern Lights , Winter Holidays

Few towns can rival Alesund's history and landscape. If you had seen Alesund during the night of 23 January 1904, as it burnt entirely to the ground, you would hardly be able to believe that this now stunning Art Nouveau town was born from devastation. The reconstruction of the town started immediately by a team of bright, young architects all un...