To a visitor it may seem like any other buffet with loads of different kinds of foods, but the Julbord (Christmas buffet) is sacred to many Swedes. Of course there are differences between the south of Sweden and the north as well as there are themed Cristmas buffets, like the one served by Hävvi in […]
Strömsund is literally a gateway to the wilderness. Follow in my footsteps and fold westward to start your adventure into the area of Sweden, most dense with bears per square kilometres. Keep to the Vildmarksvägen road (the Wilderness Road) and make detours to waterfalls, caves, mountain hikes, sami dwellings, marvellous fishing spots and enjoy the […]
Going on a safari does not have to mean hardships in the wilderness searching for wild animals. There are traditional breeds of farm animals that are easy to catch a glimpse of around Jämtland. Driving around you are most likely to see the Mountain Cattle on some farms keeping to the traditional breeds. They are […]
Few Swedes have tasted Sami food. Not even in Jämtland or Härjedalen, which is part of Sapmi, the region of the Sami people. Reindeer tenderloin with chanterelle mushrooms at an up-market restaurant is wonderful, without a doubt. But, until you have tasted blood pancake or reindeer broth with marrow, you haven’t even begun to explore […]
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 […]