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 …

Sälen Skiing – A Swedish Winter holiday

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

Sälen Ski Holiday In Sweden

Sälen is the biggest ski resort in Scandinavia.  We recently headed off for a Sälen ski holiday, being able to experience skiing in the country where we live for the first time.  We were not disappointed and had a fantastic time on our Sälen ski holiday.  This post is all about our holiday experience in the Lindvallen area.  There will be …

Hiking With Children Packing Checklist

In previous posts I have written about tips for hiking with children (and ultimately surviving the hike!), and the benefits of hiking with children, so in this post I want to provide a guide to packing – a hiking with children packing checklist.  This is not really about what they are wearing, I’d like to assume they already have proper footwear and appropriate outdoor …

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 …

Arctic Dog Sledding Adventure

Earlier this winter I wrote about trying to get a space on Fjällräven Polar.  An adventure of a lifetime.  However, only 20 people would get selected from all over the world.  The first person for each region was chosen on votes (the person from my region had over 20000 votes…I do not know that many people), so competition was very strong …

The Tobe Novus Monosuit – Snow Suits For The Winter

I recently wrote a post about our children’s outdoor clothing.  I covered what we looked for in rain and winter outdoor gear.  I briefly mentioned our trio have snow suits too, but didn’t discuss them.  So in this post I want to talk about what we look for in our children’s snowsuits.  Our three are using the Tobe Novus Monosuits in various colours …