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A Weekend Trip to Stockholm, Sweden

A Weekend Guide to Stockholm

Stockholm is easy to reach from cities across Norway making the Swedish capital an ideal destination for a weekend break. Perhaps the most modern and international of the Nordic capitals, the city nevertheless retains an authentic Scandinavian flavour:...
Åre Sweden

A Day Trip to Åre, Sweden

Åre is a ski resort in Sweden within easy reach of Trondheim, but what's it like in the summer? Time for another road trip! This time I was joined by Gerry, my brother Steve and his...
Swedish flag

A Weekend in Stockholm

Having lived in the Norwegian capital for almost two years now, the time had come to cross over to the dark side and check out Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. Some old friends from England were...
Kungsgatan Hotel

Rica Hotel Kungsgatan, Stockholm

I've had good experiences with the Rica chain in Norway, so when the chance came to stay in one of their hotels across the border I jumped at it. There are four Rica hotels dotted around...
Overlooking Bergen

My Travels in 2012 – And Plans for 2013

I resisted as long as I could, honest. Here is my Best of 2012 post, although I've tried to make it a little more interesting by focusing on the places I visited – both in Norway...
The skyscape of Gothenburg, Sweden

A Postcard From Gothenburg

A postcard written from a recent arrival to the city of Oslo from a trip across the border. First impressions of Gothenburg, Sweden! Dear Oslo, Wish you were here! Gerry and I enjoyed our short hop...
Awesome panorama of Geirangerfjorden, Norway

Where Next? You Decide!

Back in May I described the early stages of my Norwegian travel bug, including several places I'd like to visit. Since then, I've chalked up Bergen, Tromsø, Lillehammer, several visits to Trondheim and of course many...

Introducing… Scandinavia and The World

This is the story of Humon, a 26 year old budding cartoonist from Denmark. In 2009 she posted this piece of artwork on deviantART: Scandinavia and The World was born! The comics tell the story of...