Living in Sweden’s Alaska

Working in the mountains is unlike most other workplaces. Anybody who ever spent a season in the Alps or in the Scandinavian mountains will probably agree with me.  This summer I got the chance to spend three months in Ritsem. Ritsem is a very small village at the end of a 150 km long road,Continue reading “Living in Sweden’s Alaska”

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Finally a real winter adventure

…Okay, the word ‘adventure’ is relative. What we did was nothing extraordinary but I have to set one foot in front of the other and this was my most advanced winter trip so far. It was the first time we went without a group and the first time we took the pulka (sled) with us.Continue reading “Finally a real winter adventure”

Why you should consider joining the Scandinavian Tourist Associations

I didn´t grow up in Scandinavia, so at first, the thought of being member of a national trekking or tourist association seemed not exciting to me. But I was wrong. Even many Swedes or Norwegians that like to be outdoors, hike, ski, climb or bike might not be all too familiar with the advantages of theseContinue reading “Why you should consider joining the Scandinavian Tourist Associations”