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    Nature

    The Travels of a Solar Egg

    The sauna Solar Egg was created by Riksbyggen together with artistic duo Birgert & Bergström and installed in Kiruna. Since then the sauna has become a global success and taken on a European tour. Now the Egg returns home to Swedish Lapland. To Gällivare.

    Håkan Stenlund
  • Heading for a hike in the mountains? Then this is the guide you need

    Hiking can be an amazing experience, but it can also turn into a real challenge. Spending time in the mountains means you have to be able to rely on yourself, your knowledge and your choices. We've put together some good advice below to make sure you have an amazing – and safe – mountain experience.

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    Places

    Living in a dream

    Niekhu means dream in Northern Sámi. In Riksgränsen two friends have just built a hotel called Niehku. Below we list four reasons why you should choose to live the dream for a while.

    Håkan Stenlund

A year-round hotel of ice

The world-famous ICEHOTEL outside Kiruna was initially just a crazy idea for the winter. These days it’s just as crazy – but all year round. Normally at this time of year in Swedish ...

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    People

    A Feeling for Wood

    In the forests of Harads he's designed both the most natural kind of accommodation you'd expect to find – a bird's nest – and the most unnatural: a UFO. Now he's designed a cold-water public bath as well. Meet architect Bertil Harström.

    Håkan Stenlund
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    Culture

    The mindset of Geunja

    Even with people there, the calmness of the place stands out. Geunja Sami Ecolodge stands there, carefully tucked in between the shores of a crystal clear lake and the foot of a high mountain.

    Maria Broberg
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    Nature
    Beach. Photo by Andy Anderson.

    Beach Life in the Arctic

    Perhaps summer and swimming isn't what first springs to mind when you think of Swedish Lapland. But, in fact, there are plenty of cool beaches and places to go for a swim – thanks to the inland ice.

    Håkan Stenlund
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Places

Escape everyday life at a luxurious private lodge

The road to Logger’s Lodge is lined with miles and miles of snow-covered forest. You can feel the elevation of the landscape, regardless of whether you travel by car through the forest or arrive f...

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    People

    From Swedish Lapland with Love

    Two friends with a shared love for the Arctic lifestyle, both creative souls and designers, decided to share their love and designs with others. They collected their personal favourites from designers around Swedish Lapland in a small shop, which became a web shop, and now it wants to be even more.

    Emma Forsberg
  • A snowshoe walk in the Midnight Sun

    How about hiking with snowshoes under the Midnight Sun in June? It’s not impossible. In the Arjeplog mountains the snow is still there most of the summer.

    Maria Söderberg
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    Food

    Welcome to the Veranda

    Verandan – the Veranda – is the new fine-dining restaurant at Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi. The food here takes you on a 12-course, exciting and flavourful trip, all overseen by the charismatic chef Alexander Meier.

    Håkan Stenlund