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

Published on 17th July 2013 by Suzel in Blue Lagoon , Finland Holidays - Taber 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...

The Bizarre Foods of Iceland!

Published on 12th July 2013 by Suzel in Iceland

H karl AKA Rotten Shark H karl (which is Icelandic for shark) is a food from Iceland consisting of fermented and dried Greenlandic shark which is produced intentionally 3-hours away from Reykjavik because the smell is so bad!The meat of the shark when fresh is actually poisonous due to its high content of urea and trimethylamine oxide! H karl ...

The popular music of Scandinavia

Published on 3rd July 2013 by Suzel in Iceland , Norway , Sweden , Uncategorized

Scandinavia a land full of magic and mystique, a land of fairy tales. Beautiful mountainous landscapes, deep fjords, powerful volcanoes and waterfalls, geysers, forests, clean air and water, snow, sledging, the northern lights, polar bears, icebergs, coffee shops, museums and culture. The list is endless!Now reading this huge list of its attrib...

Strokkur & The Great Geyser, Iceland

Published on 21st June 2013 by Suzel in Iceland

Geyser from the Icelandic verb geysa, "to gush", the verb itself from Old NorseStrokkur Geyser and The Great Geyser are both located by the Hv t River in Southwestern Iceland, and is the second location visited on the fabulous Golden Circle Route.Upon arriving at the Geyser s, the smell of sulphur in the air is what hits you at first! Pong! An...

The Great & Almighty Gullfoss!

Published on 19th June 2013 by Suzel in Iceland

Located in the canyon of the Hv t river in southwest Iceland, the Gullfoss waterfall is a must stop for anyone visiting Iceland.We visited Gullfoss whilst on Iceland s beautiful Golden Circle tour. Walking down towards the waterfall, you first hear it before you see it, and watch in wonder as the water vapour floats upwards along the canyons edg...

The Blue Lagoon, Iceland!

Published on 8th March 2013 by Suzel in Blue Lagoon , Iceland

The Blue Lagoon, tucked away amongst the otherworldly lava fields in Grindav k, on the Reykjanes Peninsula, south-western Iceland, is a geothermal spa, and one of the most visited attractions in the whole of Iceland. Accidentally formed in 1976 during operation at the nearby geothermal power plant, the waters are rich in minerals like silica and su...

Taber Holidays' Visit to York!

Published on 22nd February 2013 by Suzel in General , Iceland

No other place in Britain evokes the sense of the medieval than York. With its narrow streets and overhangs of ancient buildings, it is safe to say York is steeped in history, especially Viking history! Captured by the Vikings in the 9th century, York became known as Jorvik, and quickly became home to a vast amount of Danish Vikings who set up h...

Taber Holidays New Winter 2012/13 Holiday Brochure!

Published on 31st July 2012 by Shing Yoong in Finland Holidays - Taber Holidays , Iceland , Norway , Sweden , The Northern Lights , Winter Holidays

  Brace yourself for an action packed winter that'll have you gliding through miles upon miles of snow-covered forests on a husky sled or snowmobile, exploring the fascinating Sami culture, and taking a deep breath as the space around you becomes submerged in the ethereal Northern Lights. Options for adventure are limitless with a winter ...

Be part of the Scandinavian Summer

Published on 16th April 2012 by Shing Yoong in Denmark , Finland Holidays - Taber Holidays , Greenland , Iceland , Norway , Sweden , Uncategorized

Come face to face with some of Europe's most unspoilt terrain by exploring Scandinavia. If the adventure of whale watching, glacier hiking and taking a dip in the Blue Lagoon is the direction you want your summer to go, then be sure to head to Scandinavia. It doesn't stop there; spectacular waterfalls, crystal-clear fjords, inspiring mountain top...

2nd Edition Winter 2011 and 2012 Brochure

Published on 22nd October 2011 by Suzel in Copenhagen , General , Greenland , Iceland , Uncategorized

Our brand new 2nd Edition Winter 2011/2012 brochure is now available with an even greater selection of new tours to Iceland and Greenland. The 'Northern Lights at Lake Myvatn' is a 4 night holiday to northern Iceland to view the Northern Lights. 'Highlights of the South' is a 4 night fly-drive holiday exploring the wonders of the south, includi...