Hiking Kungsleden – The Mountains Of Arctic Sweden

Kungsleden is a stunning hiking trail in the north of Sweden.  It is around 440km long in its entirety, but many people, like we did, choose a section of it to hike.  Kungsleden runs from Abisko at the northern end, to Hemavan at the southern end.  During the winter months it becomes a ski trail, impassable in walking boots.  I was up here in the …

Långasjönäs Naturreservat – Lakes & Woodlands

Långasjönäs Naturreservat is inland from the coast.  This gives it a little more protection from the elements compared to the archipelago areas of Blekinge county in southern Sweden. It consists of around 10 lakes dotted around woodlands, making the scenery and landscape views very beautiful.  The largest lake, Långasjönäs, has sandy beaches and beautiful clear waters making it the perfect …

Gö Naturreservat – Indulge Your Senses In Nature

Gö naturreservat is situated in the southern Swedish county of Blekinge.  It is one of our favourite places to spend a few hours or a whole day, whatever the season.  We have been wild camping, cooked outdoors on some of the fire pits and baked cinnamon bread, hunted for geocaches, paddled in its shallows, and climbed up several of its trees.  Gö is one of …

A SkiStar Sälen Holiday – The Facilities

Sälen is the biggest ski resort in Scandinavia.  We recently headed off for a SkiStar Sälen holiday, being able to experience skiing in the country we live in for the first time.  We were not disappointed and had a fantastic time on our SkiStar Sälen holiday.  This post discusses the facilities you can find on a SkiStar Sälen holiday.  There are …

My Top 11 Places To Visit in Blekinge Nature (So Far!)

Throughout our first two years of living in Blekinge, southern Sweden, we have explored a lot of islands and nature reserves in a bid to learn about the area we live in.  It was very hard to whittle the list down to 11 places to visit in Blekinge, and there are many other places we have visited which have been beautiful …