Stockholm and Gothenburg have both introduced very convenient systems for contactless payment for public transport, allowing unlimited travel within a particular time period for a low fixed fare. Sweden has a well developed and very affordable public transport system, and we encourage our guests to make use of this resource as much as possible during … Getting Around Stockholm and Gothenburg – Contactless Payment for Public Transport
They used to say “Cash is King”. No so in Sweden anymore! Like many of its Nordic neighbours, Sweden is fast becoming a cashless economy. We’re often asked by our guests whether they need to bring cash with them for their trip to Sweden. Here we answer some of the most common questions: What currency … Sweden – the Cashless Country?
Bob and Sofia from Nature Travels spend 3 days/2 nights combining adventure and comfort as they go Self-guided Sea Kayaking in the Stockholm Archipelago in June. Simply put, it’s hard to imagine a better place for kayaking than the Stockholm Archipelago. With 30,000 islands (or 50,000, depending on who’s counting and how) of varying shapes … Under Archipelago Skies – Kayaking and Wild Camping in the Stockholm Archipelago
Bob from Nature Travels meets up with Andrew from Switzerland to try out the 5-day itinerary of our Self-guided Packrafting and Hiking in Tiveden tour in late May and some expedition meals from Firepot Food along the way. Arrival: Following a smooth flight with Norwegian from Gatwick, I boarded the train for the 20-minute ride … Packrafting in Sweden – Powered by Firepot
Bob from Nature Travels joined our Northern Lights Dog Sledding in Lapland tour for one of the first tours of the winter season in early December, during the deep “midwinter” period when the sun does not come above the horizon. I was thrilled to be back in Swedish Lapland again, the first opportunity I’d had … In The Deep Midwinter, Frosty Dogs Made Howl
Bob from the Nature Travels team joined our 5-day Aurora Husky Adventure in Finnmark tour in March for some wonderful days’ dog sledding exploring the wilderness of Northern Norway. Day 1 – A very special place I’d been waiting for a long time to visit Finnmark again and have a chance to take part in … Dog Sledding on the Finnmark Plateau
Please note: This article gives general information which may be helpful for you if you need to arrange COVID tests for your travel to and/or from the destinations we offer, with particular reference to travellers from the UK. What applies for your situation will depend on a) The country you are travelling from (or which … How to arrange COVID-19 testing for travel to or from Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark
Nature Travels celebrated its 15th birthday on 1st March this year – 15 wonderful years of working with outdoor adventures in Sweden, Finland and Norway, helping over 16,000 guests from more than 20 different countries discover the wonders of these beautiful countries. Founders and owners Bob & Sofia Carter look back on the last 15 years and … Our Top 10 Adventure Memories from 15 Years of Nature Travels – Part 2
Which of our destination countries are part of the European Union, and which ones use the Euro as their currency? These are questions we’re often asked by guests travelling with us for their outdoor adventures in Sweden, Norway and Finland…and the answers aren’t necessarily straightforward! Here’s our guide to understanding EU membership (or not!) and … Are Sweden, Norway And Finland In The EU? Do They Use The Euro?
Instagram is a treasure-trove of inspiring, dramatic, “this-could-be-you” outdoor images. You can while away many happy hours lost in the sea of beautiful pictures and dreaming of your next trip. Here we’ve collected a few of our favourite accounts which focus on the Nordic outdoors – from lighting fires and camping beneath the stars to … The Best Scandinavian Outdoor Instagram Accounts To Follow
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