Torne River Valley

By the Finnish border, along the Torne River, is Tornedalen. Or Torne River Valley. A unique cultural melting pot where the Finns, Swedes and the Sámi have lived together side-by-side, giving life to a minority language only spoken here – and an exclusive food culture. These are fertile lands, perfect for raising livestock and cultivating vegetables. The abundance of salmon and whitefish in the river has parented a strong fishing tradition and a knack for clean eating before the term was even invented.

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The midnight light

If it's your first time visiting Swedish Lapland during the summer, you'll notice that it never gets dark. You have entered the world of the midnight sun, and if you're not used to it, it's an extraordinary experience. But beware, it might affect your sleep quality.

The gold of the Bothnian bay

Autumn mist veils the sea and the first September frost has settled on the marshlands. Holiday makers and migratory birds have packed up and gone south. In the Bothnian Bay archipelago, just below the Arctic Circle, fishermen go out to sea. Photographer Anna Öhlund joins them in their hunt for Kalix Löjrom – the Gold of the Bothnian Bay.

How to dress for winter in Swedish Lapland

I'm travelling to Swedish Lapland this winter, how should I dress for the cold climate? Check out this guide for dressing for winter in Swedish Lapland.