Taber Holidays - Scandinavian Travel Blog

A trip to the ABBA Museum in Stockholm

Published on 4th June 2014 by Shing Yoong

“I remember being at a party with my friends, and we went wild when Dancing Queen came on, purely because we were seventeen and felt like the lyrics had been written especially for us” said Suzel. “Ah, the power of music” I replied. However, I wasn’t exactly sure how the lyrics went so I asked her to give me a rendition. “You...

Discover the Arty and Adventurous Side of Bodø

Published on 16th April 2014 by Shing Yoong in Norway

Before arriving in Bodø I didn't really know what to expect, it’s not a commonly written about place like Oslo, Bergen or Tromsø, and for that reason I want to share my experience of visiting this coastal town with you.First of all, it surprised me, in a good way.Before going, all I really knew about Bodø was that it happened to be the last...

Hunting the Northern Lights - A Personal Blog by Andy Barr

Published on 21st March 2014 by Shing Yoong in Lofoten Islands , Norway , The Northern Lights

1. IntroductionThe Aurora Borealis have a mythical place both in the Norse past and in current interest. The name derives from Aurora, the Roman Goddess of Dawn, and Greek name for North Wind, Boreas. The level of interest which now abounds is directly related to the programme on Television where Joanna Lumley was filmed chasing the lights. My ...