What is a Nordic lifestyle? Simple, is the best way to describe it. Living slow and long. Swedes call it "lagom". Danes call it "hygge". It all really means one thing. Live a good life. Do the small things that make a real difference in life. It's not the showy stuff. It's the meaningful stuff. That perfect view outside your window on a cozy fall day. Slipping into the right gear to get out in. Spending quality time inside or out, with the right people and the right things around you.
The smile you get when you have spent the day outdoors doing something you enjoy. If you haven't started to enjoy the outdoors yet, start slow...nordic walk, snowshoe or take a quiet hike through the woods. You won't regret it.
The Nordic lifestyle keeps you in motion 365 days a year.
Nashota Park, WI
Located in Brantwood, WI. Is a special place for all seasons. The trails are beautiful and you can bring your horse, skis or dog. You can sit around the farm table in the kitchen to some of the best Scandinavian food you've ever had, but you will stay for Jim and Helen.
Lahti, Finland is better known for it's World Cup Nordic Centre than anything else, but the hardworking artisans at Pro Puu are slowly changing that. It's all about design and wood, with a small wood shop and a group of young designers turning out innovative designs.
The oldest restaurant in Stockholm does not disappoint. A beautiful trip back in time. Make sure to get up from your table and journey back to the see through view of the kitchen below. Take the winding steps down through the rock walls to the bathroom. And yes the food is exceptional.
Pronounced "vee'king. This is the preferred mode of transport between the island archipelago and the Baltics. You will share your table with locals, tourists, cargo and business travelers alike. Watch some of the most stunning views go by as you make your way to another Nordic destination.