Tag archives for sweden

By Peter Potterfield Today’s Featured Hike: Abisko Mountain Station to the Saami Village of Nikkaluokta Round-Trip: 65 miles, 3 to 5 days When to Go: The Europeans do it in August, when they get holiday time, so be bold and go in early September for authentic solitude and no bugs. A hundred miles inside the…

By Tetsuhiko Endo; Photograph by Stephane Bailliez The Scandinavians have long been known for their polar exploration so it came as a surprise to us when a Swedish woman named Annelie Pompe snatched the new free diving world record in the Variable Weight Apnea class in October. The smiley 29-year-old rode a weighted sled 126…

After serving five years on the board of the Swedish Ecotourism Society, Håkan Strotz began working with ecologist/designer Ulrika Krynitz to create the perfect ecolodge. The result: a six-cabin wilderness retreat named Urnatur (“from nature”), which opened near Sweden’s Lake Vättern in 2007. From here guests can explore some of the country’s most striking landscapes…

Photographs by Keith Rutowski Occasionally we'll highlight a new and exciting artist who has come through ADVENTURE's hometown—New York City—the day after or before or of their show. Last night, Swedish pop singer Lykke Li visited Webster Hall, and tonight she plays a sold out show at the Music Hall of Willamsburg. Li is the…