For a most unseasonal winter – it’s astonishingly warm here after being so bitterly cold a few weeks ago – I have a little selection of snow pictures for your delectation.
Following on from Swedish chocolate vs Finnish chocolate, now I’m taste-testing Norwegian chocolate as well, because it’s important to know what’s the best chocolate when you’re heading off to the North Pole. These two bars have been sitting out of sight on top of a bookshelf since I got back from Svalbard about six months… More Swedish chocolate vs Norwegian chocolate
In March 2014, I went off on a whistlestop tour of Lapland; that is, I had about forty-eight hours in northern Sweden followed by about forty-eight hours in northern Norway, because I wanted to go to Lapland and for some reason, I was finding it difficult to access the more remote parts of northern Finland. I… More The Iron Ore Line: the train from Sweden to Norway
Snowshoeing was something I’d wanted to try for years. Something about it appealed – tramping across pristine white snow with ease and being as one with my surroundings. Or something like that. But opportunities to try it were few and far between. It’s not really a thing they do in Iceland, and although it was… More Winter sports: snowshoeing
One of the great joys of travelling, so I’m told, is tasting new foods. I don’t do this because I’m a Special Person but I do like to get to know new chocolate. My rule of thumb is “if it’s been bought by Kraft, it’s going to be good.” Chocolate Kraft owns includes Cadbury’s, Milka,… More Swedish chocolate vs Finnish chocolate