Take any event calendar of the Swedish Region Jämtland Härjedalen and you will have difficulties to find days with nothing happening. This region is more than lakes, forests and mountains, the evidence is there in lists of summer events. Sweaty multisport activities and events with hunting and outdoor themes, but also cultural events attract long-distance […]
The brave autumn sun reflecting in the water of lake Storsjön makes us squint. Paddling around an island like Norderön can be treacherours since it is always so exciting to see what´s behind the next headland. We are paddling out on lake Storsjön towards the sun. The fog comes and goes while the silhouettes of […]
Trumvallen is an old summer farm, a shieling, just a few kilometers from the Vemdalen Ski Area. The summer farm is a group of sun kissed log houses in different shades of grey with the beautiful backdrop of the Härjedalen mountains and pine forests. One of the houses holds a ranch where you can go […]
We were curious about making a pilgrimage, but not curious enough to do St Olavsleden on our feet. We were more interested in the landscape and travel in a comfortable mode. The railway leading from coastal Sundsvall to Östersund, Åre and on to Trondheim in Norway caught our attention and so we made our way […]
If Fäviken were not based in the heart of Jämtland, Magus Nilsson probably could not have turned it into one of the world’s top restaurants. The Ostersund-born chef credits his isolated region for inspiring the creativity that lures visitors from all around the world to sample his legendary cooking.
“If there’s one thing I know, it’s ski towns. But it took a trip to the other side of the world, to Åre Sweden, a decade ago to make me realize why I lived in one, a knowledge reinforced ever since.” Said by Leslie Anthony, a Whistler-based author, editor, biologist and bon vivant who has never met a mountain […]