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  • The One with all the hygge

    Tweet OK so in case you’re not familiar with hygge (pronounced hug-geh) it’s basically the Danish concept of cosiness, and it’s perfect for this time of year in the UK. I’m actually off to…

    November 12, 2016
  • My Top 10 Family Travel Destinations 2015

    Tweet One of the things about working in the travel industry, blogging a lot about family travel and being an all round family travel expert *cough* is that at this time of year you’re frequently…

    January 6, 2015
  • Dreaming of a Scandinavian-style Christmas

    Tweet As you know I’m a big fan of all things Scandinavian – not just Nordic noir like The Bridge (although I really do miss Saga) and the clean simple lines of Scandinavian furniture,…

    December 19, 2014
  • Norwegian food fest

    Tweet So this weekend it’s Nordicana 2014 in London, which is a festival of Nordic fiction and film, as well as food. Of course I love Saga and The Bridge as much as the…

    February 1, 2014
  • Off to Norway in search of the Northern Lights

    Tweet I don’t really like the term ‘bucket list’, but going to Norway in search of the Northern Lights is a trip that I know many people have dreamed of making, including me, particularly…

    January 23, 2014
  • Morning in Helsinki

    Tweet I took these photos in the Finnish capital Helsinki on our Baltic Cruise in the summer; of course the Midnight Sun means it doesn’t really get dark, but the mornings in Scandinavia and…

    December 4, 2013