There’s something so incredible about visiting the Nordic Countries, I’m not sure if it’s the crisp air, stunning scenery, delicious food or just the cute and colourful little towns but I always leave them with a deep longing to return. The best part about these countries though is that there’s such a diversity in scenery and landscape here … Continue Reading

Winter time always seems to make our thoughts turn to Lapland, Lapland in turn channels in thoughts of Finland and before long, we’re looking through all the deals out there to visit on of our favourites parts of the world. Our experiences in Finland have been positively shaped by having Finnish friends who we visit and … Continue Reading

You might have already seen the blog posts from our recent trip to the Nordics… If you have, then you don’t need much introduction to this video – it is essentially the video diary from our time in the Nordics (also known to some as Scandinavia). If you haven’t, then fret not – the links are … Continue Reading

The next morning, we got up bright and early (and thankfully hungover free) headed out to breakfast, swiftly followed by a whistle-stop tour of Helsinki after which we hopped into a taxi and headed to our next surprise destination… Rovio! The home of the Angry Birds. The buildings slowly started to change as we drove out … Continue Reading

With our treasure hunt in Helsinki’s business district over, we headed straight back to the Hotel Scandic Paasi  to show off our finds for the Scandic Hotels #Nordics48h mini challenege, grab a bite or two to eat and have some much needed and well-earned ‘Loyly’ time. Loyly by the way is the steam that comes from … Continue Reading

Permit me to skip about half a day of our Nordics4 48 hour challenge to walk you through the brilliant Finnish city of Helsinki. Needless to say, I will go back and let you know what we got up to in the night after our evening of ‘treasure hunting’ in Helsinki but I just got too … Continue Reading

After our climb up to Pulpit Rock, we finally arrive at the Scandic City Hotel Stavanger  at about 1.30am, cold, exhausted but utterly and thoroughly satisfied! Needless to say, I fell asleep almost immediately! Breakfast the next day at the hotel was quite a fantastic and indulgent affair. Basically, there wasn’t anything that would classify as … Continue Reading

Hi! This is gonna be a really quick post! 🙂 If you’ve been on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook lately then you probably have a sense of what we have been getting up to in our 48 hour challenge across the Nordics with Scandic Hotels. If you’re on SnapChat then you’ve probably seen the more random ‘behind the scenes’ stuff (our … Continue Reading

A few days ago I realised that I had barely touched any of the Nordic countries on the blog and I just knew I would have to rectify that straight away! In order to rectify that I figured I’d so a mega blog post covering the countries way up North but as it turns out, the … Continue Reading