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Astrid Lindgren Places – welcome back to your childhood

Just coming back from a visit I paid to Pippi Longstocking on Gotland, I thought it would be fun to to write a blog about places where you get to visit, see and live all those dreams that Astrid Lindgren still puts in our heads through her books. If you love Astrid Lindgren here are […]

Paying with Alcohol in Scandinavia – Some thoughts

Travelling to Scandinavia a lot I think I have mastered quite a few arts when it comes to navigating through Northern Europe. From knowing my favourite supermarkets to finding the perfect campsite, experience has taught me a lot about my favourite place on earth. However, after countless trips to the north there is still one […]

Icy wonderland at the Vatnajökull glacier

The Vatnajökull is the biggest glacier in Iceland, the third largest plateau glacier on earth and is only beaten by Greenland and antarctica. Quite a lot of superlatives. We’re only past the mountains at Vik at the southernmost tip of Iceland and still have to drive for more than two hours by car when we […]

Silfra – Snorkelling between the continents

Silfra – Snorkelling between the continents

Sisu – Come to Finland

Finland is a very young country and will turn only 100 on December 6 this year. There already is celebrations going in everywhere across the country to prepare for the festivities. Come to Finland has specialised on vintage poster art and has launched a poster contest for Finland’s birthday. As a graphic designer and Scandiavia […]

Lapland’s green winter dress

Lapland’s green winter dress

Polar bear encounter Svalbard

When the Dertour Community “Urlaubsliebe” called for a writing contest I could not hold back. The first price was a trip to Northern Sweden and a dog sledding tour and all I had to do was write a report about a travel destination in northern Europe. When it comes to northern Europe I am spoilt […]

Music for north cape

Some find it too touristy, some say, the weather up there is always bad and foggy, some told us, there was more beautiful places than the north cape. When me and my mom took off for the north cape in summer 2016, the north cape was only one of many places on our five weeks […]