The Philosophy of Scandinavian Design

The Philosophy of Scandinavian Design

Scandinavian design represents a design philosophy that’s characterized by functionality, simplicity, and clean lines. According to its design principles, one should be in harmony with his/her environment, and things should be made to last rather than be replaced. To...
Kanelbullar (cinnamon buns) – original Swedish recipe.

Kanelbullar (cinnamon buns) – original Swedish recipe.

Swedes love Cinnamon buns, so much so that they have a special Cinnamon bun day – 4th October. The average Swede eats cakes and pastry equivalent to 316 cinnamon buns per year! This cinnamon-spiced doughy delight is essentially a long string of pastry dough...
Bornholm island – the danish capital of arts and crafts

Bornholm island – the danish capital of arts and crafts

The sunniest part of Denmark, Bornholm lies way out in the Baltic Sea, 200km east of Copenhagen (and closer to Sweden and Poland than to mainland Denmark). But it’s not just (relatively) sunny skies that draw the hordes each year. Mother Nature was in a particularly...
Tromsø, Norway – a winter holidays alternative

Tromsø, Norway – a winter holidays alternative

If you are looking for a slightly different way to spend your winter holidays, consider the Norwegian town of Tromso. We assure you that especially in winter it offers a lot of attractions and will certainly provide an unforgettable experience. Do you dream of seeing...
10 minimalistic Christmas decorations straight from nature!

10 minimalistic Christmas decorations straight from nature!

Nature is incredibly inspiring – we still draw from it. The same is also the case with Christmas decorations. No special skills or sophisticated materials are needed to make them. A walk in the forest or park is enough – or just use some components you...
“Lagom” – new recipe for happy life from Sweden II

“Lagom” – new recipe for happy life from Sweden II

Lagom, like hygge, is difficult to translate into English. It’s about a lifestyle in which we try to maintain balance. Nothing should be either too much or too little. This balance applies to all spheres of life. While other fads might have you running for...
“Lagom” – new recipe for happy life from Sweden

“Lagom” – new recipe for happy life from Sweden

Lagom, like hygge, is difficult to translate into English. It’s about a lifestyle in which we try to maintain balance. Nothing should be either too much or too little. This balance applies to all spheres of life. In the deliberations on the concept of lagom,...
Best Stockholm`s Nature Reserves. Part II

Best Stockholm`s Nature Reserves. Part II

Stockholm archipelago consists of some 30 000 islands, islets and skerries, of which around 200 are inhabited. The Stockholm archipelago offers also unique nature. Many of the islands and parts of the mainland are nature reserves, each with its own character. A nature...
Best Stockholm`s Nature Reserves. Part I

Best Stockholm`s Nature Reserves. Part I

Stockholm archipelago consists of some 30 000 islands, islets and skerries, of which around 200 are inhabited. The Stockholm archipelago offers also unique nature. Many of the islands and parts of the mainland are nature reserves, each with its own character. A nature...
Welcome Home. Our path to live well. Natural Wood.

Welcome Home. Our path to live well. Natural Wood.

Raw wood is a timeless accent of the home. It gives it a noble expression and its presence brings us closer to nature. At the same time, it warms the room in an unusual way, breaking the simplicity and neutral colors of modern arrangements. Solid wood furniture...
Kungsleden. All you need to know about Swedish Hiking Trail

Kungsleden. All you need to know about Swedish Hiking Trail

For the brave ones and those who appreciate the beauty of nature. We would like to invite you on an extraordinary journey through the beautiful Swedish landscapes and show you how inspiring and beautiful nature can be. Walking the Kungsleden (King`s Trail) in the...
Welcome Home. Our path to live well.

Welcome Home. Our path to live well.

We would like to share with you our way of finding the most important things in life – family warmth, small everyday pleasures or friends meetings. Today we invite you to our kitchen – the place where we really stay the longest. The aromas of prepared...
How to find Hygge in everyday life. 10 examples.

How to find Hygge in everyday life. 10 examples.

Scandinavians are one of the happiest nations in the world. Despite of the accelerating speed of their lives and the multitude of tasks, they are able to find peace and concentration. This is closely related to their close relationship to Hygge’s ideology. In...

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