Scandinavia Pt 2 – Kiruna & Ice Hotel

First, a note.  As I said before, we didn’t once take our camera out during this holiday, since I couldn’t be bothered, I didn’t want cold fingers, and there are always better photos on the internet.  ell, since the highlight of the Kiruna leg was the Ice Hotel, I’m using photos from their website: Ice Hotel, Ice…

Scandinavia Pt2 – Copenhagen

So, I already posted about the Northern Lights, but didn’t actually write about the rest of our Scandinavia trip.  Well, I guess I should! We arrived in Copenhagen in business class on Gulf Air.  Now, sadly Gulf Air have since stopped flying to Copenhagen, which is unfortunate for our Danish friends, since they had the best connection,…

The Northern Lights for My Birthday Treat!

When we headed off to the Arctic Circle for my 40th birthday (which just so happened to be in the middle of Winter), we expected it would be a little cold.  We were pleasantly surprised to find that it was warmer in the Arctic Circle than in Copenhagen.  Much warmer.  But still too cold for…