Get your Swede on – 48 hours in Gothenburg

Things to do in Gothenburg Sweden

I’m not really one for chasing after countries to tick off my “have visited” list but when the opportunity came up to spend a few days in Sweden while we travelled from Oslo to Copenhagen, I just had to take it. I wanted to discover more about the Swedish way of life as well as […]

7 different ways to see the spectacular fjords in Norway

Fjords in Norway

When you think of Norway, you think of fjords and snow-capped mountains that seem like they touch the sky. Waterfalls cascade from rocky peaks.  Houses painted Scandinavian red perched on tiny islands look out over flowing waters. The Norwegian fjords and surrounding terrain are a perfect wilderness. So what is the best way to see the fjords in Norway? […]

Copenhagen by bike – touring Denmark’s capital on two wheels

Copenhagen bikes - Copenhagen bike rental and city tour

Nothing says Copenhagen quite like the breezy way its citizens glide through her streets on their bikes. The city embodies bike culture and is frequently named the best city for cycling in the world. So why not join in the fun and tour Copenhagen on two wheels. You can ride the city, see the sights […]

Postcard from Switzerland – things to do in Lucerne

Lucerne Switzerland

Do you believe in fairytales? No? Then perhaps you should visit Lucerne in Switzerland. Many years ago, on one of my first trips to the European continent, I visited the beautiful city of Lucerne in Switzerland and was captivated by its fairytale charm. I remembered a shimmering blue lake hugged by traditional Swiss buildings adorned with […]

Boats, blooms and bikes: A spring weekend city break in Amsterdam

Amsterdam at dusk - spring weekend break in Amsterdam

Oh Amsterdam, you are so comfortable in your own skin. You welcome everyone. People spill out from cafés and bars laughing, boats cruise down your canals with ease and the windows of canal houses remain open and inviting. In springtime your famous tulips bloom, filling you with bursts of colour. As winter fades, sunshine is hazy […]