Nordic Watchlist

Nordic Entertainment & Culture


5 minute Fika: Surfing in Sweden with Sara Roosvall

We discovered Swedish surfer Sara Roosvall after seeing an awesome short film about her, set in Kullaberg in southern Sweden. The video by Shoulder Films shows off this stunning area and Sara enjoying surfing there – something you don’t often associate with Sweden. We caught up for a fika with Sara to find out more […]

Hello Oslo tells us about Christmas Traditions in Norway

Welcome to our guest blog post by Hello Oslo, a fantastic site for discovering the best places to visit in Oslo, championing local businesses and entrepreneurs. They showcase bars, restaurants, hidden spots and hiking trails. Give them a follow on Instagram and when you do get to travel to the city, you’ll know all the […]

Author of ‘Lagom’, Lola Åkerström, on Swedish culture and her latest projects

Lola Åkerström knows a thing or two about travel and culture. Growing up in Nigeria, she moved to Sweden in 2010 and is now based in Stockholm. She’s an award-winning travel and culture writer and photographer, author of Lagom: The Swedish Secret of Living Well, and heads up various other business and social impact initiatives. […]

Dancing To The End Of The Earth with ‘Fram’

In 2013, Alex went on a work trip to Svalbard – an archipelago roughly 1200km from the North Pole, that is inhabited by more polar bears than people, and in the winter is almost permanently dark. The experience was unreal – waking up for breakfast and seeing the aurora outside the window was one of […]

Travel: 48 Hours in Copenhagen

Here are our recommendations for how to get your hygge on and spend a weekend in the Danish capital enjoying the best of København! When to Go Any time! But we have been in January, and it was a little foggy and very quiet, so we recommend going in early or late summer to get […]

TRAVEL: 5 Places we love in Sweden

With it being Sweden’s National Day today (6th June) we thought we would reminisce on some of the amazing places we have visited in Sweden, one of our favourite countries. It is easy to get to from the UK, and has so many diverse experiences on offer in any season. From luxury hotels and spas, […]

Inspiring women: Dr Melanie Windridge

We met Melanie Windridge at a talk she gave about the northern lights a few years ago and she is a pretty impressive woman. Passionate about all things physics, particularly fusion energy, she is also a speaker, writer, has worked in education – oh and she’s climbed Mount Everest too. She loves to mix science […]

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