We were blessed with the best! (but we’re more than happy to share)
A long coastline with a seemingly endless horizon. A vast expanse of unexploited inland with mile upon mile of forest and wilderness. A cruelly beautiful and wild mountain world that attracts just as many visitors during the winter as in the summer months. Water, forest, mountain...
Umeå teems with culinary hot spots
Over recent years, Umeå has become a culinary city to reckon with, a fact that is made especially conspicuous by the number of restaurants available to visit and the impossibility of getting a table on a Friday or Saturday night without a booking. It is also very much apparent from the increased standards and quality-consciousness that are very much the common threads weaved through Umeå’s restaurant trade.
Mountain Hiking – The magnificent mountain world of Hemavan Tärnaby
The mountains of Västerbotten, an area that has long been known as a white spot on the map. An often-overlooked range that many have yet to explore. Västerbotten is home to five major mountain-valley ranges, each with a unique character. For most of us, these may seem somewhat remote. It can be tricky to reach several of them without a car. But of course, that’s what attracts increasing numbers of hikers. Discovering genuine, untouched wilderness.
Rescuers in times of emergency
Spending time in the Scandes is a wonderful experience, but sometimes hikers and others staying here have injured themselves or run into difficulties that they are unable to resolve on their own....
10 necessary items for your rucksack
Planning is everything when you are heading out on a hike. Here are some tips for good things to pack before your next trip.
Fatmomakke Church Town
A magic meeting place in South Lapland.
The Wilderness Road
Enjoy the spectacular mountains of Swedish Lapland from the comfort of you car.
Umeå snow sculpture championships
The 26 year old tradition, a major event for the whole family.
Kittelfjäll, the best off-piste in the world?
Choose between a wide range of alternatives for the ski enthusiasts, regardless of experience.
Winter swimming – a chilly but invigorating challenge
Do you want to get revenge on the detractors who called you a landlubber in the summer when you didn't want to go swimming in the river, or do you simply want to do something new that you didn't...