Scandinavia

How To Have A Finnish Lapland Summer Adventure

How To Have A Finnish Lapland Summer Adventure

    Scandinavia is easily one of my favourite parts of the world and I’ve been on numerous trips to Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Iceland, but until recently, I hadn’t visited Finland. It’s a pretty massive country and so we decided to visit two areas, Helsinki and Lapland, or more specifically Ruka-Kuusamo. This is an…

The Best Saunas in Helsinki

The Best Saunas in Helsinki

This summer was my first visit to Finland, a country I’ve wanted to visit for a while, as I have a real love for Scandinavia. The trip started in Helsinki, and one thing I was really keen to experience was the sauna scene. Saunas are a huge part of Finnish culture and I’d heard that…

Brooms & Hatchets, Oslo – Review

Brooms & Hatchets, Oslo – Review

I’m a sucker for a cocktail and when visiting a new city I always like to check out the bars and the drinks they have on offer. Last month I headed to Oslo and was on the lookout for some drinking establishments. I discovered Brooms & Hatchets on TripAdvisor, where it had some excellent reviews…

The Ultimate Winter Clothing List for a Cold City Break

The Ultimate Winter Clothing List for a Cold City Break

I often go on city breaks taking only hand luggage (the baggage fee is much better spent when you’re there in my view), so I’m pretty used to cramming everything into a small holdall for a weekend away.  However, I recently headed to Oslo, where it was going to be snowing and the temperature would…

3 Days In Oslo

3 Days In Oslo

  Oslo has to be one of the worlds most beautiful cities. Situated on a fjord, with gorgeous views of the water and islands to the south and the mountains to the north. It gives you the feeling of being in the countryside and a big city at the same time. There aren’t many places…

Frogner House, Oslo – Review

Frogner House, Oslo – Review

  When I go on city breaks, I often book apartments rather than hotels. Especially if I’m travelling with a group, as it’s more social. As well as this, it’s great to be able to make breakfast, snacks or meals if necessary and perhaps a drink before a night out. Last month I took a…

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