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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, ...

Snowmobiling on the Luleå Archipelago in Swedish Lapland

Published on 26th August 2016 by Suzel

I’ve been fortunate enough to visit some truly beautiful places in Scandinavia during the winter months. Over the last six or seven years I’ve visited the area known as Swedish Lapland extensively; most especially the region of Norrbotten and the Luleå Archipelago which are located on the fringes of the Arctic Circle. Of all the be...

Gothenburg: Sweden's Culture & Culinary Capital

Published on 22nd July 2016 by Shing Yoong

Gothenburg is Sweden’s second largest city and is popularly known as the Culture and Culinary Capital. Foodies should waste no time visiting the charming Saluhallen food market to try some local delicacies across forty diverse stalls. Though Gothenburg's most famous food hall is Feskekörka which translates literally to 'fish church' d...

Travelling on the Hurtigruten - A Voyage to Remember

Published on 19th July 2016 by Shing Yoong

Travelling along the coastline of Norway is often hailed the world’s most beautiful voyage.  It’s easy to see why, not many countries have a coastline as dramatic as Norway’s west coast. It’s a maze of channels, inlets, islets and headlands, providing shelter for the ship and endless visual stimulus for deckbound pas...

Nusfjord: The Historical Gem of the Lofoten Islands

Published on 17th May 2016 by Shing Yoong

My word. How can I possibly talk about the beauty of Nusfjord without failing miserably? Being here is like a gift from Mother Nature. It has a special quality that goes beyond its jagged peaks and expansive fjord view, it somehow takes you to that happy place within yourself, where you forget everything except for being utterly present. The fe...