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?
A look at the new-for-2017 resort that's set to bring everything from ice log buildings and Aurora cabins to Northern Lights wagon trips and even a sauna on skis to the wild remotes of Finnish Lapland. And it's all just a short hop from Santa's Village too. … more about Introducing Apukka - a new Northern Lights resort
Constantly innovating, there’s plenty of new excitement for this winter in Scandinavia, from luxury-villa holidays and adults-only retreats to Santa villages and New Years Eve in an ice hotel. … more about New for Scandinavia this winter (2017)
Take a look at the brand-new Ice Domes, located right outside of Tromso. Ice carvings, ice shots and wintry excursions will bring even more excitement to one of the best Northern Lights destinations in Scandinavia. … more about Introducing the Tromso Ice Domes
The ICEHOTEL has just revealed images of its new year-round ICEHOTEL 365 rooms, and they include some of the most creative ice carvings yet. … more about The first photos of the new ICEHOTEL 365
New direct flights, the 2017 European Capital of Culture and more make Scandinavia an exciting place for your travels in the new year - we've got all the news you need. … more about Visit Scandinavia in 2017
How are ice hotels built? How do visitors survive the cold? Did you know that there is a snow castle in Finland? We've got the insider's look into all the strange and unusual facts about ice hotels. … more about Secrets of the Ice Hotels
We’ve handpicked the best cafés, rooftop bars and art galleries. Enjoy craft roasts in coffee houses that showcase mid-century design, nurse a cocktail to views across the city or cool off with a drink in an art gallery entirely constructed from ice. … more about Oslo’s hidden gems
Kent Lindvall, founder of the award-winning Treehotel in Swedish Lapland, discusses what makes an eco-getaway in the northern forests of Sweden so appealing. … more about The man who planted rooms
Taking a sauna is a regular part of travel to Finland, a celebrated tradition dating back centuries. But how should the modern visitor navigate this part of the culture? Here, our guide to enjoying a sauna, Finnish-style. … more about A guide to taking a sauna
Population density – or lack thereof – is one of the reasons Greenland holidays are gaining attention from travellers. Escape from it all in untouched wildernesses that have, over millennia, been crumpled by volcanoes and carved by fjords into picture-perfect mountainscapes and jagged coastlines. … more about Travel to Greenland, the least-populated place on earth
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
A good bookshop is a place to duck from the rain, select a great souvenir, or put up your feet after a long day. These are our favourites that we’ve discovered on our Scandinavian holidays … more about Scandinavia's Best Bookshops
All day tomorrow, 10 May, we'll be hosting the fun and fashionable team at Scandinavia Standard on our Twitter feed! … more about Don't miss tomorrow's Scandinavia Standard takeover!
On April 14th each year, 200,000 of the birds descend on Lovund – it’s such a regular occurrence that you could set your calendar by it, making it one of the best ways of spotting both adult and baby puffins. … more about Puffin Arrival Day, Lovund, Norway