Sweden’s High Coast: an uplifting experience

Since the ice age, a chain of islands in northern Sweden has been emerging from the sea, creating a beautiful, if bizarre, wilderness for walkers, campers and kayakers

In awe of Åre, the Swedish ski resort now reached by budget flights

New flights to western Sweden make it easier to try out the friendly ski resort of Åre, which, our writer discovers, has plenty of non-piste activities too

20 of the best holiday cottages and cabins in Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark

Make the most of Scandinavia’s lakes, hills, forests and pristine nature with this pick of self-catering cottages and cabins

What a performance: soaking up culture and sunshine at Stockholm’s oldest private theatre

The historic Södra Teatern, with its magnificent open-air terrace, keeps the locals entertained on balmy summer evenings, says Sarah Dawn Finer, a presenter at the 2016 Eurovision in Stockholm on 14 May

Magnus Nilsson, author of the Nordic Cookbook, on working in the wilderness

The chef behind one of the world’s most remote restaurants – Fäviken in Jämtland, central Sweden – draws his inspiration from the fantastic produce of the region

A glimpse into the future of city halls?

Malmö’s crowd-sourced living room aims to break down walls between communities and power, harking back hundreds of years to a time when squares, piazzas and market places fostered community and nurtured civic debate