Outdoors

Gudmindrup Strand, a long sandy beach near Copenhagen

The best beaches near Copenhagen

There are plenty of beaches within an hour’s drive of Copenhagen. Choose between lively urban beaches and more secluded sandy beaches further afield!

The Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella national park is one of Norway's most beautiful areas

Norway’s best national parks

Norway’s national parks offer some of the most unspoiled areas of natural beauty that you’re ever likely to come across. So which ones are the best?

Wildlife tours in Sweden

Best wildlife tours in Sweden

Sweden is one of the few countries in Europe that’s still home to large, unspoilt wilderness areas. Right across the…

Dog sledding is a really fun activity in Scandinavia

Dog sledding in Sweden

For generations, people across the Arctic region have been using dog sleds to transport people and supplies over long distances….

Holmenkollen ski jump in Oslo

Great ski spots in and around Oslo

If you’re looking to combine skiing with city life in Scandinavia, Oslo is the place to go. Try these spots for great alpine and cross-country skiing!