Tag: Lapland

Free things to do in Kiruna Sweden

Free things to do in Kiruna Sweden

This post is about things to do in Kiruna. The northernmost city in Sweden that is famous for its long winters, tundra landscapes, Saami culture, the largest iron ore mines in the world and space technology.  Kiruna is a popular destination for those who want 

Muddus National Park: a travel guide

Muddus National Park: a travel guide

Muddus National Park is a land of old growth forests, boggy marshes, deep ravines and raging rivers in the heart of Swedish Lapland near Jokkmokk. It is part of the Laponia heritage site and is one of the largest areas in the world where the 

Jokkmokk Sweden: Laplands cultural capital

Jokkmokk Sweden: Laplands cultural capital

Jokkmokk in Sweden is a small town just north of the polar circle. Like Lulea, it is a town that is often overlooked by visitors to Swedish Lapland that often head straight further north to Kiruna. A pity, because there are many reasons to include 

Stockholm to Lulea by train: the Lapland express

Stockholm to Lulea by train: the Lapland express

The Stockholm to Lulea train is one of the best ways to travel to Lapland in Sweden. Lapland is a large area that stretches over Norway, Finland, Sweden and even parts of Russia.  I had always wanted to go to Lapland, but getting there seemed 

How to get to Lapland: the best way to travel

How to get to Lapland: the best way to travel

This post is all about how to get to Lapland. A dream destination for those wishing to visit some of Europe’s most remote and wild spots as well as for those trying to see the northern lights.  How to get to Lapland sounds like an 

Why you should visit Lapland in October

Why you should visit Lapland in October

Are you planning to visit Lapland in October, but are you doubting whether this is a good time to visit?  When I planned my own trip to Lapland in October I was discouraged by the information online. Autumn was off season. The weather would be