Taber Holidays - Scandinavian Travel Blog

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 ...

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 largest ...

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...