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

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

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

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. It has been amazing! 🙂 We’ve done and seen so many amazing stuff that I … 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

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

Finland is so much more than Nokia, Angry Birds or even Santa, for that matter. So, there’s every reason why you need to visit Finland. I hadn’t done much research before hopping on the plane. This is totally shameful, I know, but I really wanted to just explore the regions without any firm plans. As you … 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