Nature Travels in the News

Nature Travels in the News

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph - 08/02/14

"To Swedes the King's Trail in the far north of the country is a classic hike and one of its best-loved...We suggest an eight-day group trip with Nature Travels from Abisko to Kebnekaise."

Francesca Syz in The Daily Telegraph recommends Hiking on the King's Trail as one of its "Incredible Holidays for 2014".

The Independent

The Independent - 24/11/13

"Forget crowded rinks. Once you've skated on natural ice, there's no going back...As my confidence grew, so did my speed. The sensation was irresistible, somewhere between floating, falling and, yes, flying."

Duncan Craig describes his Ice Skating on Natural Ice tour in The Independent.

The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times - 10/11/13

"Skating on an open sea in a Nordic winter landscape is an experience like nothing else. It's exhilarating. It's liberating...from now on, a sedate spin round my local ice rink just won't have the same allure."

Lizzie Enfield describes her Ice Skating on Natural Ice tour in The Sunday Times.

The Guardian

The Guardian - 26/10/2013

"Simple, peaceful, meditative – so unlike a session at your standard ice rink...I don't want this to be over. My sea ice experience has gone far better than I had ever hoped."

Kevin Rushby describes his Ice Skating on Natural Ice experience in The Guardian.

The Guardian

The Guardian online - 25/10/2013

"A mesmeric experience in a silent world."

Guardian journalist Kevin Rushby's audiofilm of his Ice Skating on Natural Ice tour.

The Financial Times

The Financial Times - 22/09/2013

"North of Gothenburg, Dalsland is known as Sweden's Lake District."

The Financial Times recommends Canoeing in Dalsland's Lake District in its "Go With The Flow" feature on canoeing with families.

The Guardian

The Guardian online - 09/05/2013

"If you want a taste of summer Scandinavian-style, check out Nature Travels' cabins."

The Guardian recommends our Forest Cabin in Southern Sweden as one of its top "affordable and interesting family trips in Europe".

The Guardian

The Guardian - 05/01/2013

"It's an extraordinary thought that just outside Stockholm lies an archipelago of no fewer than 24,000 islands. Wisely, this trip doesn't try to visit them all, but combines self-guided hiking on the best of them – Utö and Fjärdlång – with visits to nature reserves and relaxing boat trips through this maze of tiny isles."

The Guardian recommends Island Hopping and Hiking in the Stockholm Archipelago as one of its top "Bargain Holidays for 2013".

The Times

The Times - 24/11/2012

"The best way to see Lapland is behind a reindeer. We set off along a single-file track through vast swaths of silent, pristine, snow-blanketed forests. It's magical. All I can hear is my sled bumping and gliding, and the reindeer's rhythmic hooves on the path. The light is high-def clear. It's simultaneously calm and thrilling."

Journalist Kate Johnson describes her Sami Reindeer Expedition in Lapland (now replaced by Wilderness Cabin at the Reindeer Lodge) in The Times.

The Guardian

The Guardian - 09/11/2012

"Escape the circle-skating crowds at Somerset House and ice-skate with a sense of purpose on a four-day trek through south-eastern Sweden's vast network of frozen lakes, with Nature Travels. The trip involves, if conditions allow, moon-skating. Nature Travels also offers other adventure tours in Sweden such as reindeer sledding and snow wolf tracking."

The Guardian recommends Ice Skating on Natural Ice as one of its "European Breaks with a Twist".

The Observer

The Observer - 22/10/2012

"Accompanied by an expert guide, you can experience the thrill of speeding over the frozen lakes of south-eastern Sweden this winter, covering distances of up to 25km per day, followed by a sauna in the evenings."

The Observer recommends Ice Skating on Natural Ice as one of the "best places to go and things to do" as part of its "Great Escapes" series.

The Guardian

The Guardian - 21/08/2012

"Accommodation each night is under the stars with wild camping spots and fireplaces adding a touch of Bear Grylls to the proceedings."

The Guardian recommends Canoeing in Dalsland's Lake District as one of its "Top 10 Activity Holidays in Europe".

The Guardian

The Guardian - 27/02/2012

"An hour's drive north of Gothenburg, Dalsland is a region of deep forests and glittering lakes, perfect for a wilderness adventure."

The Guardian recommends our Canoeing in Dalsland's Lake District tour as one of its top Diamond Jubilee Weekend escapes.

The Independent

The Independent - 21/01/12

"An extraordinary trek across the Swedish tundra leaves Simon Birch dazzled by the Arctic landscape...a great place to see the Northern Lights. That evening we all oohed and aahed at the shifting curtain of green in the freezing Arctic sky."

Simon Birch in The Independent describes his experience of our Ski Touring on the King's Trail from Abisko to Kebnekaise tour.

The Times

The Times - 14/01/12

"Cook supper over an open fire before snuggling down on a bed of fir twigs covered with reindeer skins."

The Times recommends our Tipi Adventure in Dalsland as one of its top options for affordable family holidays this summer.

The Guardian Green Travel List 2011

The Guardian Green Travel List - 05/11/11

"Pushing the boundaries of what green travel means."

Nature Travels is featured for the second year running in the prestigious Guardian Green Travel List 2011 as one of just five companies worldwide in the "Sustainable Holidays" category.

The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times - 24/07/11

"In three weeks you could be taking part in the Dalsland Canoe Marathon, a 35-mile race across the lakes and down the rivers of West Sweden."

The Sunday Times recommends the Dalsland Canoe Marathon*.

* NB: This experience is no longer part of our portfolio. Clicking the link will take you to alternative options.

The Guardian

The Guardian - 18/06/11

"This new holiday from Sweden specialist Nature Travels is all about getting back to nature."

The Guardian recommends our Tipi Adventure in Dalsland experience as one of its top trips for families on a budget.

The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times - 15/05/11

"It's unlikely that Homer ever went timber rafting in Sweden, but if anyone would have loved it, it's the man who said: 'The journey is the thing'...Huckleberry Finn never had it so good."

The Sunday Times recommends our Timber Rafting on Klarälven experience as "one of Europe's finest journeys".

The Times

The Times - 14/05/11

"Cook your dinner on an open fire, watch the sun set from a wood-fired hot tub and fall asleep to the sound of water lapping against the rocks."

The Times recommends our Tipi Adventure in Dalsland as one of "The Best Half Term Breaks".

The Guardian online

The Guardian online - 20/04/11

"This wild and remote hiking trail runs for 425km with cosy dorm huts set a day's hike apart."

The Guardian recommends our Hiking on the King's Trail from Abisko to Kebnekaise experience as one of the world's "Ten Best Trips for Solo Travellers".

The Independent on Sunday

The Independent on Sunday - 17/04/11

"A six-day self-guided sea kayaking tour of the Bohuslän archipelago."

The Independent on Sunday recommends Self-guided Sea Kayaking in Bohuslän as one of its "Top 10 Royal Wedding Escapes".

The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph - 31/03/11

"Offshore Heaven - Paddle into the sunset on a self-guided sea kayak tour among the Bohuslän archipelago in west Sweden."

Sophie Campbell in The Daily Telegraph recommends Self-guided Sea Kayaking in Bohuslän as an ideal way to avoid the Royal Wedding!

The Independent

The Independent - 19/03/11

"Sweden is great territory for nature-based trips."

Rhiannon Batten in The Independent recommends our sea kayaking holidays in Sweden's east and west coast archipelagos.

The Observer

The Observer - 13/03/11

"Following animal tracks in the snow, ice fishing through hand-drilled holes in frozen lakes and kick-sledding along forest tracks with the farm's irrepressible collie bounding ahead. The peace all around is total."

Richard Rogers spends a relaxing few days in the winter wilderness on our Winter Wonderland on a Forest Farm experience.

The Irish Times

The Irish Times - 15/01/11

"Nature Travels is at the top of my 2011 wishlist with its ice trekking holiday in Sweden."

Catherine Mack in The Irish Times recommends our Ice Skating on Natural Ice experience.

The Times

The Times - 04/12/10

"Learn how to take control of a pack of exhuberant huskies and zoom across snowy valley floors in Sweden."

The Times recommends Nature Travels' Discover Dog Sledding in Lapland for husky holidays in Swedish Lapland.

The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times - 21/11/10

"I came away from my time with the sled dogs more genuinely entranced by the experience than on any trip for years."

The Sunday Times recommends Nature Travels for dog sledding holidays in Sweden.

The Independent

The Independent - 27/02/10

"The crowning glory of cross country skiing routes...Nature Travels runs eight-day tours along the most picturesque section of the trail."

The Independent recommends our Ski Touring on the King's Trail from Abisko to Kebnekaise experience as one of "The Greatest Journeys on Earth".

The Guardian

The Guardian Green Travel List 2010 - 20/02/10

"These days, people demand evidence of real commitment to community, place and the environment. That is exactly what the companies in Guardian Green Travel List do."

The Guardian recommends Nature Travels as one of the world's "outstanding green travel companies" in the Green Travel List 2010.

The Daily Mail

The Daily Mail - 06/02/10

"Test yourself in Sweden's Dalsland Canoe Marathon. The 35-mile route slices along rivers and lakes towards a crayfish party at the finishing line."

The Daily Mail recommends our Dalsland Canoe Marathon* experience as one of its "Best Fitness Holidays".

* NB: This experience is no longer part of our portfolio. Clicking the link will take you to alternative options.

The Sunday Mirror

The Sunday Mirror - 24/01/10

"A wealth of winter activities for all ages, including sledging, tobogganing and cross-country skiing."

The Sunday Times recommends our Winter Weeks in the Mountains* experience as one of its Top Ten Winter Sports Holidays.

* NB: This experience is no longer part of our portfolio. Clicking the link will take you to alternative options.

The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times - 03/01/10

"Flee to the snowbound silence of Hälsingland, 2.5 hours north of Stockholm. Deep in a fairy-tale forest, Lasse and Åsa have turned their farm into a winter wonderland."

The Sunday Times recommends our Winter Wonderland on a Forest Farm experience as one of its top weekend breaks for 2010.

The Guardian

The Guardian online - 23/09/09

"Chris Madigan discovers abundant sea life, colourful cold-water reefs and wild, car-free countryside as one of the first visitors to Sweden's first marine national park in the Koster Islands."

The Guardian visits Sweden's first Marine National Park and recommends our 3-day Sea Kayaking in Koster Archipelago tour.

The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times - 28/12/08

"Where to go dog sledding."

The Sunday Times recommends our 4-day Discover Dog Sledding tour.

The Guardian

The Guardian - 13/12/08

"...on this weekend adventure in the Bergslagen woods, your expert hosts guarantee sightings of the 'kings of the forest' as you track them on foot, mimicking their call."

Guardian Travel recommends our Forest Weekend with Elk and Beaver Safari* experience as one of the world's top wildlife holidays.

* NB: This experience is no longer part of our portfolio. Clicking the link will take you to alternative options.

The Independent

The Independent - 23/08/08

"The air was lung-piercingly crisp. A gurgle of meltwater and a vague, whispering wind were the only sounds."

Rhiannon Batten describes her experience of Hiking on the King's Trail from Abisko to Kebnekaise for The Independent.

The Guardian

The Guardian - 14/06/08

"...none can compete with the eco mountain station in Dalarna."

Guardian Travel features our Spa and Hike in the Summer Mountains* experience as one of Europe's top spa breaks.

* NB: This experience is no longer part of our portfolio. Clicking the link will take you to alternative options.

The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times - 30/03/08

"I'm struggling to remember a more relaxing holiday."

Nick Thorpe describes his stress-busting Huckleberry Finn adventure going Timber Rafting on Klarälven.

The Guardian

The Guardian - 22/03/08

"Spot some elusive furry friends on a guided beaver safari while exploring the Klarälven..."

Our Beaver Safari and Timber Rafting* experience is listed as one of the Guardian's top family breaks.

* NB: This experience is no longer part of our portfolio. Clicking the link will take you to alternative options.

The Guardian

The Guardian - 19/01/08

"...it's hard to believe you're only two hours from Stockholm."

Our Romantic Adventure in Forest Log Cabin* experience is listed as one of the world's top romantic breaks.

* NB: This experience is no longer part of our portfolio. Clicking the link will take you to alternative options.

The Independent

The Independent - 03/11/07

"Nature Travels is the only company in the UK specialising in environmentally responsible outdoor and wildlife holidays in Sweden."

Our romantic forest cabin* is listed as one of the world's best "Green Getaways".

* NB: This experience is no longer part of our portfolio. Clicking the link will take you to alternative options.

The Observer

The Observer - 28/10/07

"...the Swedish wilderness combines romance with roughing it..."

Rhiannon Batten spends an autumn break in our romantic forest cabin* and goes in search of elk*.

* NB: These experiences are no longer part of our portfolio. Clicking the links will take you to alternative options.

Daily Mail

Daily Mail - 27/10/07

"...the silence was interrupted only by the kettle whistling..."

Actress and writer Imogen Stubbs describes her experience of going on an elk safari*, timber rafting on Klarälven and sea kayaking in Stockholm.

* NB: This experience is no longer part of our portfolio. Clicking the link will take you to alternative options.

The Guardian

The Guardian - 04/08/07

"...a classic Swedish take on wilderness. Loaded with eco awards..."

Grövelsjön Mountain Station, the venue for our Ski Touring in the Mountains of Dalarna* experience as well as Spa and Hike in the Summer Mountains*, is listed as one of the top five in the world.

* NB: This experience is no longer part of our portfolio. Clicking the link will take you to alternative options.

The Guardian

The Guardian - 18/11/06

"Trip skating gives you a mix of exhilaration and tranquility."

Our Ice Skating on Natural Ice experience is listed in "20 Great Things To Do This Winter".

Outdoor Fitness magazine

Outdoor Fitness - March 2014

"Gliding across frozen lakes and seas, Scandinavian-style, makes for a spectacular winter adventure...At sunrise and sunset the light across these empty landscapes is mesmerising."

Outdoor Fitness recommends Ice Skating on Natural Ice.

Bella magazine

Bella magazine - 28/01/2014

"Keep it simple and enjoy the great outdoors in a family-friendly log cabin."

Bella magazine recommends Log Cabin Escape in Värmland as one of its top five "Back to Nature" experiences.

Lonely Planet Traveller magazine

Lonely Planet Traveller magazine - January 2014

"If you enjoy ice skating but have outgrown the endless circling of the local rink, head to Sweden post haste."

Lonely Planet magazine recommends Ice Skating on Natural Ice as one of Europe's "Ultimate Winter Experiences".

Zest magazine

Zest magazine - December 2013

"The epic ice-skating tour."

Zest recommends our Ice Skating on Natural Ice experience.

The Week

The Week - 28/12/2013

"Skating on the frozen wastes of the Baltic Sea is an astonishing experience."

The Week recommends Ice Skating on Natural Ice.

British Airways High Life magazine

British Airways High Life magazine - December 2013

"Out of the chill and the darkness comes an answer, a high echo of howls circling the horizon. Yes, they are here. Their voices opened old, old doors in the mind...You can see wolves in any zoo. But to hear wild wolves howl, you must go and find them. After midnight. In the deep, dark forest."

Journalist Matthew Teller describes his experience of Howling with Wolves in British Airways High Life magazine.

TNT magazine

TNT magazine - 12/08/13

"The urban vibe of Stockholm feels as if it's a world away - we've been transported into a Norse fairytale setting, yet our isolation is not intimidating in the slightest, since the slick sophistication of Stockholm (and all the home comforts that come with it) are a short distance away."

TNT recommends our sea kayaking tours on Sweden's east coast.

Zest magazine

Zest magazine - July 2013

"Within minutes, I can see what they mean when they told us this is the best and beautiful way to explore these archipelagos. By the end of my trip, I'm converted to kayaking and more than a little in awe of the beautiful coastline I wouldn't have been able to explore without one."

Zest recommends our Sea Kayaking in the Koster, Fjällbacka and Weather Islands experience.

Wanderlust magazine

Wanderlust magazine - June 2013

"Paddle away from it all in idyllic Kosterhavet Marine National Park."

Wanderlust recommends Sea Kayaking in the Koster, Fjällbacka and Weather Islands as one of its trips that are "short on time but big on adventure".

Men's Health magazine

Men's Health magazine - June 2013

"The best arm workout you'll do all year."

Men's Health recommends Self-guided Sea Kayaking in Bohuslän as one of its "Greatest Adventures on Earth".

Green Parent magazine

Green Parent magazine - February/March 2013

"Go on a timber rafting holiday, building the raft from scratch and paddling it down the river. Or check out their wild skating trips too, skating on frozen lakes and coasts".

Green Parent recommends Timber Rafting on Klarälven as one of its "Spring Greens" holidays.

Adventure Travel magazine

Adventure Travel magazine - January/February 2013

"My relationship with ice skating had moved beyond the annual flirtation on the local rink at Christmas – I was ready for a full-blown holiday romance."

Catherine Mack describes her experience of Ice Skating on Natural Ice.

National Geographic Traveller

National Geographic Traveller magazine - January 2013

Catherine Mack recommends our Timber Rafting on Klarälven experience in Nat Geo Traveller's "Eco-friendly holidays" feature.

Psychologies magazine

Psychologies magazine - January 2013

"The main attraction really is Sweden's scenery, and the freedom to immerse yourself so completely in the landscape."

Psychologies magazine recommends our kayaking experiences on Sweden's west coast in their "Fall Back in Love with Learning" feature.

Wanderlust magazine

Wanderlust's Unique Honeymoons magazine - September 2012

"Track wolves through the Swedish forest with expert guides, bedding down in a cosy Sami tipi on reindeer skins."

Wanderlusts recommends our Howling with Wolves and Winter Wolf Tracking experiences as some of the best honeymoon ideas under £1000.

Woman magazine

Woman magazine - 06/08/2012

"Cook dinner over an open fire then retire to your own tipi."

Woman recommends our Tipi Adventure in Dalsland in "Camping with a Twist".

National Geographic Traveller Family magazine

National Geographic Traveller Family magazine - Spring 2012

"The outdoor living experience was so unique. I'd recommend it to anyone and the kids will never forget it."

National Geographic Traveller Family magazine recommends our Tipi Adventure in Dalsland as one of its top ideas for "Great Holiday Escapes".

National Geographic Traveller magazine

National Geographic Traveller magazine - March/April 2012

"Focuses exclusively on small-scale, low-impact tourism in Sweden, including kayaking off the coast of West Sweden, ski touring in the mountains of Dalarna and timber rafting down the Klarälven."

National Geographic Traveller magazine recommends Nature Travels as one of the "Top Five Green Operators for Active Breaks".

The Ecologist

The Ecologist - 03/02/2012

"Experience life on a working Swedish farm and enjoy heaps of activities in the beautiful, snow-drenched countryside including ice fishing, sleigh rides and cross country skiing."

The Ecologist recommends our Winter Wonderland on a Forest Farm experience as one of its top "eco-friendly February half term breaks".

Australian Times magazine

Australian Times - 06/12/2011

"Huskies. Arctic Circle. Wilderness. Aurora Borealis. All words and phrases evocative of mystery and adventure at the end of the world. And they’re all there waiting for you when you go dog sledding in Swedish Lapland."

Australian Times magazine recommends our dog sledding holidays in Lapland.

Adventure Travel magazine

Adventure Travel - November/December 2011

"The King's Trail takes you through some of the most spectacular scenery Sweden has to offer."

Advernture Travel magazine recommends Nature Travels' Hiking on the King's Trail and Ski Touring on the King's Trail in its "Ultimate Trails" series.

Wanderlust magazine

Wanderlust - November 2011

"Soaring over frozen lakes is a godlike sensation."

Wanderlust magazine recommends our Ice Skating on Natural Ice tour as one of its "spellbinding winter escapes".

Australian Times magazine

Australian Times - 02/08/2011

"Sweden, what with its many archipelagos offering hours of island exploring, is ideal for travel by kayak."

Australian Times magazine recommends our kayaking holidays as some of Europe's best Active Breaks.

British Airways High Life magazine

British Airways High Life magazine - August 2011

"Want to wean them off their Nintendo DS? How about foraging for food and making camp on an organic farm, two and a half hours by train from Stockholm? Located deep in a forest, and under the expert guidance of your hosts, you will learn how to identify and gather edible food, read animal tracks and light fires."

British Airways in-flight magazine recommends Discover Bushcraft for Families as one of its "great family holidays".

Bella magazine

Bella magazine - 02/08/2011

"Escape to a cabin on the edge of a lake in the pristine forests of Sweden's Värmland region."

Bella magazine recommends our Log Cabin Escape in Värmland experience as one of its top five ways to "Go Wild - Wrestle those games consoles off the kids and delve into the great outdoors".

Take A Break magazine

Take A Break magazine - 21/07/2011

"Soar through the treetops on a zip wire, abseil down a cliff face, and challenge your family to a 'Tre Kamp'...and afterwards releax a hot tub under the stars."

Take A Break magazine recommends Nature Travels' Tipi Adventure in Dalsland experience as one of its "six of the best adventure holidays around the world".

National Geographic Traveller magazine

National Geographic Traveller magazine - July/August 2011

"Track wolves on a two-day wolf adventure while sleeping under canvas..an ideal place to head to for anyone needing to escape the modern world for a while."

National Geographic Traveller magazine recommends Nature Travels' Howling with Wolves experience as one of its top 10 European Escapes.

The Ecologist

The Ecologist - 03/06/2011

"...a green travel company making a positive difference."

The Ecologist features Nature Travels as one of its "Top 10 Environmentally-Friendly Travel Companies".

Out and About magazine

Out & About magazine - Spring 2011

"It's hard to imagine a better place to experience the thrill of driving your own dogsled."

Out & About magazine features our dog sledding holidays in Swedish Lapland as the ideal winter holiday for dog lovers.

Lonely Planet magazine

Lonely Planet magazine - December 2010

"To fall in with the Sami and their herds is to be part of a heritage that stretches back millenia - one of days dictated by the pace of the reindeers' steady trot, and of nights sharing stories around the fire under a chill, star-filled sky."

Lonely Planet magazine recommends our Sami Reindeer Expedition in Lapland (now replaced by Wilderness Cabin at the Reindeer Lodge) in its "Seven Wonders of Winter - the northern hemisphere's greatest travel experiences".

Adventure Travel magazine

Adventure Travel magazine - November/December 2010

"We had amazing stories to tell when we got back. We're looking forward to doing something like it again."

Adventure Travel recommends Winter Wonderland on a Forest Farm for an active Christmas holiday.

BMC Summit magazine

BMC Summit magazine - June 2010

"What I love about Sarek is the space and the wilderness, you just never see anybody else here."

Simon Birch describes his experience of the Sarek National Park Expedition in the British Mountaineering Council's Summit magazine.

National Geographic Green magazine

National Geographic Green magazine - Spring 2010

"The Koster Archipelago has been designated a national park to protect its unique marine life, heather-clad moorland and sandy beaches."

National Geographic Green magazine recommends Nature Travels' Sea Kayaking in the Koster Archipelago kayaking and wild camping experience in its spring issue.

Real Travel magazine

Real Travel magazine - February 2010

Real Travel magazine recommends our Dog Sledding Across Jämtland tour as one of its Top 10 unusual camping experiences.

Adventure Travel magazine

Adventure Travel magazine - March/April 2009

"Outdoor adventures on the Swedish coast"

Adventure Travel magazine features Bohuslän on Sweden's west coast, where Nature Travels offers guided sea kayaking and self-guided sea kayaking in the western archipelago.

BBC Wildlife magazine

BBC Wildlife magazine - March 2009

"The MOOSE is the world's largest species of deer. Spot them in the meadows...when they emerge from forest cover to graze."

BBC Wildlife magazine recommends our Moose watching* and Wolf howling experiences.

* NB: This experience is no longer part of our portfolio. Clicking the link will take you to alternative options.

EasyJet Inflight magazine

EasyJet - November 2008

"Take a seven-day trek through the Jämtland Mountains, walking 12km to 18km per day with a husky."

EasyJet Inflight magazine recommends our recommends our Hiking with Dog in the Mountains of Jämtland* experience.

* NB: This experience is no longer part of our portfolio. Clicking the link will take you to alternative options.

Rohan

Rohan catalogue - Autumn 2008

"Miles and miles of cold, clear water. Silence and stillness...Wild Sweden. A place where nature still holds the upper hand but bears no malice."

Outdoor clothing manufacturer Rohan travelled with Nature Travels to the wilderness of Bergslagen to shoot a series of stunning images for its autumn catalogue.

Top Sante

Top Santé - October 2008

"Just what you need to recharge those batteries."

Top Santé, the UK's no. 1 health and wellbeing magazine, recommends our Bushcraft Canoe Tour on Revsund* and Family Bushcraft Adventure* in their "Natural Travel" feature.

* NB: This experience is no longer part of our portfolio. Clicking the link will take you to alternative options.

Marie Claire

Marie Claire - September 2008

"Sweden makes an excellent choice for a healthy break."

Marie Claire recommends Nature Travels holidays in Sweden in its "Travel Insider" column.

Sainsbury's Magazine

Sainsbury's Magazine - Apr 2008

"Learn how to drive a team of huskies in the frozen Swedish mountains."

Our dog sledding holidays in Sweden are featured in Sainsbury's Magazine's collection of the best adventure holiday ideas.

Easy Living

Easy Living - Feb 2008

"Sweden in spring is the perfect place to unwind."

Our Summer Fun on a Forest Farm* experience is featured as one of Easy Living's Top Ten holiday ideas for Sweden.

* NB: This experience is no longer part of our portfolio. Clicking the link will take you to alternative options.

Paddles

Paddles - Sep 2007

"...with 2000 miles of coastline and a stunning archipelago of 24000 islands, Sweden makes a wonderful destination for a sea kayaking holiday."

An article on our Sea Kayaking in Sörmlands Archipelago* experience.

* NB: This experience is no longer part of our portfolio. Clicking the link will take you to alternative options.

Outdoor Enthusiast

Outdoor Enthusiast Foot by Foot - 2007

"Sweden remains a largely undiscovered and little-known hiking destination for UK travellers and yet has Europe's largest area of wilderness..."

A guide to the best long-distance walking destinations in Europe.

With Kids

With Kids - Aug/Sep 2006

"...leave nothing behind you but a great holiday."

Recommends our Timber Rafting on Klarälven experience as an ideal active family holiday with a difference.

Independent Traveler

Independent Traveler - 28/04/2014

"Learn how to control your own team of Siberian huskies and then mush your way across snowy hills and through pine-scented forests."

Independent Traveler recommends our dogsled tours in its feature on "Best Sweden Experiences".

Sunday Business Post

Sunday Business Post - 02/02/2014

"Nature Travels can tailor-make snowshoe and winter camping tours in Sweden's 'wolverine country'."

Jasper Winn in The Sunday Business Post recommends our snowshoeing experiences in Sweden. Nature Travels offers snowshoeing and winter camping in Jämtland for small groups on request, or alternatively a number of options for dog sledding and winter camping.

SkyScanner

Sky Scanner - 09/01/2014

"The perfect mix of physical activity, relaxation, and fun on the water."

Sky Scanner recommends Timber Rafting on Klarälven.

CNN

CNN International - 06/03/2013

"If you've ever fantasized about gliding silently through the water on a kayak, camping on deserted beaches, spotting seals and soaking up the spirit of the sea, you'll find no shortage of experiences here."

CNN recommends our Self-guided Sea Kayaking in Bohuslän experience.

Fur Sie magazine

Für Sie magazine - December 2012

"It was pure magic!"

German magazine Für Sie recommends our Sami Reindeer Expedition in Lapland (now replaced by Wilderness Cabin at the Reindeer Lodge) as one of its "Winter Holidays for the Soul".

The Irish Times

The Irish Times - 10/11/2012

"This trip was one of the most memorable of my travels. The joy of gliding never dissipates, whether it is out into the open waterscape or along reed protected coastlines."

Journalist Catherine Mack describes her Ice Skating on Natural Ice experience.

Southern Star

Fox News.com - 24/05/2012

"One of Europe's last swaths of genuinely pristine wilderness lies more than 100 miles north of the Arctic Circle. The eight-day trip led by Nature Travels is rife with extra-special experiences—sauna stops, a boat ride across Lake Ladtjojaure, and the option to add an excursion up 6,906-foot Mt. Kebnekaise, Sweden's highest peak."

Fox News recommends Hiking on the King's Trail as one of the world's "most beautiful paths".

Southern Star

The Southern Star - 10/03/2012

"Ice skating through a marine wilderness is one of the joys of a Baltic Sea holiday."

Ethical Traveller journalist Catherine Mack recommends Ice Skating on Natural Ice.

Treehugger

Treehugger - 28/02/2012

"The mountains of Swedish Lapland are considered an ideal place to take to the sled. Husky Mountain Expedition offered by Nature Travels is an eight-day dogsled tour exploring some of Sweden's most beautiful landscapes along the frozen river of Torneträsk, through the lakeside scenery of Abisko, and up into the mountains to Kebnekaise, Sweden's highest peak."

Treehugger.com recommends Husky Mountain Expedition in Lapland as one of its top "Dog Sledding Tours Around The World".

Sunday Business Post

Sunday Business Post - 26/02/2012

"If you're looking for an exhilarating foodie holiday with a difference, the remote north of Sweden is just the ticket."

Jasper Winn in The Sunday Business Post recommends our Self-guided Ski Touring on the Jämtland Triangle experience.

Treehugger

Treehugger - 30/01/2012

"Imagine the sun on your face, the crisp air all around you, and the smell of fresh ice -- and now imagine gliding along on skates without being forced to go around and around in a tiny oval rink. Instead, you can experience the great outdoors on one of these naturally frozen skating spots: Just you, the ice, and your skates."

Treehugger.com recommends our Ice Skating on Natural Ice tour as one of its "Stunning Spots for Natural Ice Skating Around the World".

Mariestads Tidningen

Mariestads Tidningen - 09/06/11

"Ecotourism will attract British travellers."

Sofia Carter from Nature Travels is interviewed by Mariestads Tidningen on plans to develop our portfolio of ecotourism experiences in the West Sweden area.

AOL Travel

AOL Travel - 11/04/11

"Head into the wilds for a sea kayaking adventure around the Bohuslän archipelago in Sweden."

AOL Travel recommends our Self-guided Sea Kayaking in Bohuslän kayak tour on Sweden's west coast.

Azione

Azione - 15/11/10

"I was completely captured by the idea of traveling on ice skates"

Swiss-Italian magazine Azione recommends our Ice Skating on Natural Ice experience.

Men's Journal

Men's Journal - April 2010

"Sweden is establishing itself as one of Europe's leaders in eco-tourism"

US magazine Men's Journal recommends our sea kayaking tours in Sweden's Koster Marine National Park.

Gulf News

Gulfnews.com - 13/03/10

"...adventure travel companies that offer some of the best deals even as they foster environmental consciousness among guests"

Gulfnews.com recommends Nature Travels in its "Guide to the Greens".

Ryanair

Ryanair In-flight Magazine - January 2010

"It's not often that you can put yourself in the arena of some truly wild animals, but here you’re in wolf territory, and you can hike right into the thick of their kingdom."

Ryanair in-flight magazine recommends our Howling with Wolves experience in its January issue.

Running in Heels

Running in Heels - January 2010

"Local guides ensure the safest and most enjoyable tracks, leaving you to perfect your prowess whilst experiencing the country's breathtaking natural beauty."

Running In Heels recommends Ice Skating on Natural Ice as one of its "Best New Year Breaks For A New You".

Continental Airlines in-flight magazine

Continental Airlines In-flight Magazine - October 2009

"When you tuck in at night after trekking along a trail inside the Arctic Circle with the British adventure company Nature Travels, there's a good chance you'll have just seen one of the most awe-inspiring sights of your life."

Continental Airlines features our Reindeer Sled Safari in the far north of Swedish Lapland.

Canada.com

Canada.com - 08/09/09

"Snuggle up to a reindeer on a six-day Reindeer Sled Safari."

Canada.com recommends our Reindeer Sled Safari.

US Backpacker Magazine

Backpacker - March 2009

"...the place to go for remote, untamed adventure."

US Backpacker magazine recommends our hiking tour in Sarek National Park as one of the World's Best Unknown Treks.

Land Lantbruk

Land Lantbruk - 21/11/08

"...an exotic ecological paradise."

Swedish magazine Land Lantbruk describes the appeal of our Summer Fun on a Forest Farm* and Winter Wonderland on a Forest Farm experiences.

* NB: This experience is no longer part of our portfolio. Clicking the link will take you to alternative options.

Kort Nytt

Kort Nytt - October 2008

"For us, ecotourism is about travelling responsibly with minimal impact on the environment and supporting local inhabitants and culture."

"Kort Nytt", the magazine of the West Sweden tourist authority, discusses the new opportunities ecotourism can bring to traditional nature tourism and the part Nature Travels has played promoting ecotourism in Sweden to the UK market.

Outside's Go

Outside's Go - August/September 2008

"One of my favorite destinations is Sweden, and, as an outdoorsy kind of girl, I’m drawn to pretty much all the trips run by Nature Travels. I’ve done two so far and have loved them both."

Travel writer Rhiannon Batten recommends Nature Travels experiences in an interview about her new book, "Higher Ground: How to Travel Responsibly Without Roughing It" for US magazine Outside's Go.

B.There!

B.There! - August/September 2008

"This water-based adventure is an ideal escapade for the entire family."

B.There!, the in-flight magazine of Brussels Airlines, recommends our Beaver Safari and Timber Rafting* experience as one of its top family holidays.

* NB: This experience is no longer part of our portfolio. Clicking the link will take you to alternative options.

Swedish Ecotourism Society

Swedish Ecotourism Society - November 2007

"The value of tourism from overseas to Sweden has grown by 120%."

The Swedish Ecotourism Society website discusses the popularity of Nature Travels experiences in Sweden, including Summer Fun on a Forest Farm* and Winter Wonderland on a Forest Farm.

* NB: This experience is no longer part of our portfolio. Clicking the link will take you to alternative options.

Sterling Magazine

Sterling Magazine - May/Jun 2007

"...an ideal family holiday for Robinson Crusoe-types."

Sterling Airlines in-flight magazine describes Timber Rafting on Klarälven as one of its recommended great escapes to wild places.

Swedish Ecotourism Society Safari magazine

Swedish Ecotourism Society Safari magazine - November 2006

"...personal contact is important."

Safari, the magazine of the Swedish Ecotourism Society, discusses the value of tour operators such as Nature Travels in promoting ecotourism in Sweden.

101 Amazing Adventures by Russ Malkin

"101 Amazing Adventures" by Russ Malkin

"Nature Travels are experts in outdoor and adventure travel."

101 Amazing Adventures features our Ice Skating on Natural Ice, Sami Reindeer Expedition in Lapland (now replaced by Wilderness Cabin at the Reindeer Lodge) and Howling with Wolves experiences as some of the world's top travel adventures.

Urban Worrier by Nick Thorpe

"Urban Worrier - Adventures in the Lost Art of Letting Go" by Nick Thorpe

"More than any of my previous adventures to date, the combination of simple, primal tasks in the open air, the company of my brothers, and the enforced slowness of our pace had created a sense of both intimacy and contentment...I could not remember a more relaxing holiday."

Nick Thorpe goes with the flow on our Timber Rafting on Klarälven experience.

Fifty Places To Hike Before You Die

Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die

"The Kungsleden (or 'King's Trail') is Scandinavia's best-known trail...a sublime landscape of birch forests, mountain peaks, glaciers, deep valleys and turbulent rivers."

Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die recommends our Hiking on the King's Trail from Abisko to Kebnekaise and Sarek National Park Expedition experiences.

Time Out 1000 Great Holiday Ideas

Time Out Guide "1000 Great Holiday Ideas"

"For a snowy winter getaway, you can't get much more picture-postcard than the Northern Comfort Lodge on the shore of Lake Revsund in Jämtland."

"1000 Great Holiday Ideas" from Time Out recommends our Winter at the Northern Comfort Lodge experience (now replaced by Winter Log Cabin Escape in Värmland).

Rough Guides Clean Breaks

Rough Guides "Clean Breaks - 500 New Ways To See The World"

"Clean Breaks" from Rough Guides recommends seven Nature Travels ecotourism holidays in Sweden

Green Traveller

Green Traveller - 23/09/09

"The Koster islands are one of Sweden's best kept secrets."

Richard Hammond recommends Sea Kayaking in Koster Archipelago.

SVT Nordnytt Swedish Television News

Swedish Television News - 12/06/09

"Kiruna is a fantastic area."

On a recent visit to Lapland, Sofia Carter from Nature Travels is interviewed for SVT Swedish Television News on the benefits of bringing visitors from overseas to Swedish Lapland.

BBC Wales Mosgito

BBC Wales Mosgito, February 2009

A team from BBC Wales travelled with us to Lapland for a special edition of their youth travel show "Mosgito", featuring reindeer sledding, dog sledding and a night in the world-famous Ice Hotel.

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