Tag archives for Scandinavia

I Heart My City: Lars’s Stockholm

Lars Linderoth, who moved to Stockholm in 2000, credits his natural curiosity with helping him to uncover the Swedish capital’s local secrets. “[I] never stop exploring—not on the road, not when I’m in my hometown,” he says. “There is always something to see.” Now a full-blown local, but no less thrilled with his home base, Lars shares his love for Stockholm by blogging about his favorite finds on Spotted by Locals. Here are some of the highlights.

The Radar: Travel Lately

The Radar: The top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #ngtradar. Check back on the blog on Wednesdays for our Travel Lately round up.

Sweden’s Cinderella City

Everyone’s heard of Stockholm, but what about Gothenburg?

If you’re planning a Scandinavian escape this summer, think about hitting Sweden’s idyllic West Coast instead.

Before Lent, Fatten Up with Semlor in Sweden

Travel writer and photographer, Lola Akinmade introduces IT readers to one of Sweden’s most decadent seasonal pastries. From January through March, during the dark dreary months of winter, they line bakery shelves all around Stockholm like glowing bulbous orbs, oozing with sinfully decadent almond paste fillings, luring window shoppers in with sweet wafting smells of…

A Taste of Scandinavia

When National Geographic Mission Projects Editor Hannah Bloch commented on a recent post about bacon-wrapped hotdogs she found in Copenhagen, we asked her to elaborate, and she provided a veritable buffet of Scandinavian treats. Food is always a central part of my travels, but even by my own gluttonous standards, Scandinavia took the cake. Or…