Scandinavian Cabin Fever – See the Naked Naust in Norway!

by Scandinavian mum

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Inspired by Norway’s traditional boathouses ‘naust’, the Swedish architect Erik Kolman Janouch decided to build a cabin by the rough Norwegain sea on the remote Vega Island. With all natural materials and a minimal design the architect has achieved to create a secret and safe haven in stunningly dramatic surroundings.

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Rallarvegen – Norway’s Most Beautiful Cycling Route

by Scandinavian mum

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Every year, in the short season from July to September, over 20,000 cyclists travel the ‘Rallarvegen’ route from the mountains to the Fjords of Norway, passing glaciars and fresh water lakes as well as boutique hotels and gourmet restaurants… If you are looking for an active holiday this cycling route is well worth considering.

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Boutique hotel; Juvet Landscape and Design Hotel in Valldal, Norway

by Scandinavian mum

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In our series of posts on special places to stay in Norway we would like to share perhaps Norway’s most stunning design hotel, Juvet Landscape Hotel. The hotel is build as part of an old Norwegian farm as a great example on how modern architecture can go hand in hand with heritage sites.
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Boutique Hotel; Herangtunet design lodge in the Norwegian wilderness

by Scandinavian mum

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As part of a series of posts on special places to stay in Norway we want to draw your attention to the unique Herangtunet Boutique Hotel, a family-run design hotel in a lodge style, surrounded by forest and lakes, on the footsteps of some of the tallest mountain areas in Norway, Jotunheimen.

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