With such a variety of landscapes and activities, it's hard to define the best time to visit Scandinavia. The answer, really, is that there isn't one. Endless summer days bathed in the midnight sun give way to months of snow-bound fun, when, for many, Scandinavia really comes into its own. … more about The seasons of Scandinavia
The earth tilts, wobbles and rotates, each causing huge effects on the way our planet has formed. Yet one of the lesser known phenomena arising as a result is the Midnight Sun. Find out where the best places to see it are in our guide. … more about Where to see the Midnight Sun in 2019
Scandinavia specialist Sophie Sadler has just returned from a magical trip in Finnish Lapland. Read her in-depth review and recommendations here. … more about Just back from: a summer adventure in Finnish Lapland
Finland often conjure images of winter snow and ice, but out of those frozen landscapes springs a vibrant summer scene offering just as many exciting activities and adventurous opportunities as the ice-white playgrounds of the chillier months. … more about Spend a summer in Finland
It's rather ironic that Iceland, the 'land of ice and fire', contains zero ice hotels. But what it lacks in ice it more than makes up for in national park-framed lodges and private lagoon hotels. Still hankering to sleep on a bed made of snow? The neighbouring Nordics have more than enough. … more about Why are there no ice hotels in Iceland?
Scandinavia's varied landscapes, from the icy northern reaches to the fjords of the south, certainly deliver when it comes to inspiration. Beloved authors have long used them as settings for magical stories, from Dahl's Norwegian summers, Pullman's remote Svalbard and Jansson's Moomins in Finland. … more about World Book Day: Stories inspired by Scandinavia
Winter in Finland is legendary, especially for those seeking the Northern Lights or a Christmas break. But summer in this part of Scandinavia is sensational, too, with long hours of sunlight and plenty of untouched rural getaways. … more about Finland holidays: When should you travel?
While the region is renowned as a winter playground, a summer holiday to Swedish Lapland offers the chance to see another side of the region, one drenched in sunshine from the Midnight Sun and full of opportunities to explore this beautiful countryside. … more about Swedish Lapland holidays for summer
Whenever you find yourself in Denmark, Sweden, Norway or Iceland, knowing the weather patterns and having the right clothes in your suitcase will ensure you have exactly the trip you want. Here’s what travellers should keep in mind for each Scandi season. … more about The seasons of Scandinavia
Summer is the best season for whale watching cruises in Iceland, so start here for how to get the most out of your trip. … more about Whale Watching in Iceland
Nothing says summer quite like a cold, fresh cocktail—and Scandinavian flavours are perfect for mixing up a drink to toast the summer with. Two of Scandi’s best cocktail bars sent us their favourite recipes… and we’ve even mixed up one of our own. … more about Scandinavian cocktails to celebrate Midsummer
Scandinavia, with all its progressive invention, has rightfully made something of a name for itself in the arts world. We take a the best Scandinavian holidays and festivals you can catch on a tailor-made holiday. … more about A year of Scandinavian holidays and festivals
With the summer holiday to look forward to, we take a look at the many ways Scandinavia can inspire children's imaginations, keep them moving and away from the digital screens. … more about A screen-free Scandinavia summer
We take a look at the incredible range of wildlife that inhabit Norway, Sweden, Canada and other countries – and how you can best see them. … more about The Best Wildlife Experiences in Norway and Other Countries
We take a look at the history of art in Scandinavia and the Nordic regions through time, picking our favourites from each country. … more about From Sigur Ros to Sergel – a potted history of Nordic and Scandinavian arts through the ages