• Fulufjället National Park
    Sweden

    Fulufjället National Park in Sweden: all you need to know

    To be honest, Fulufjället National Park in Sweden is a bit touristy, but with good reason. Here you will find not only the highest waterfall in Sweden, but also an endless supply of hiking trails, mountain bike tours and … the oldest tree in the world! For us, this was reason enough to pay a visit to Fulufjällets Nasjonalpark while in Sweden. In this article you will find all our tips for this special place. Enjoy reading!   About Fulufjället National Park The Fulufjället National Park exists, just like its little sister Sonfjället National Park, mostly of a large mountain: a fjället. Technically, this mountain consists of two national parks…

  • Driving in Sweden
    Sweden

    Driving in Sweden – all you need to know!

    Are you considering a roadtrip in or to Sweden? Go for it! Depending on where you are from in Europe, taking your own car is much more convenient than flying and also a lot cheaper and more sustainable than traveling by plane. I went to Sweden three times by car from The Netherlands in the last year and a half and would not want anything else.   You can take as much stuff as you want, have the ultimate freedom to stay overnight and camp where you are at that moment and it’s also much cheaper than traveling by plane and with a rental car. In this article I am…

  • Sonfjället National Park
    Sweden

    Sonfjället National Park in Sweden: bears and a mountain

    Sonfjället National Park, or Sånfjällets Nationalpark, is one of the roughest national parks in central Sweden. The park is located in the west of Sweden, in the heart of the Härjedalen region in the province of Jämtland. With an area of approximately 103 square kilometers, it is also one of the smallest national parks in Sweden and you can see the park for the most part in one day. The largest part of Sonfjället National Park is formed by a huge mountain that you can see from everywhere in the wide area. Sonfjället is known for its lonely mountain and … the bears! In this article I will take you…

  • Scandinavia trip planning
    Finland,  Iceland,  Norway,  Sweden

    Scandinavia trip planning: which country should you go to?

    If you have been to We12travel before, you may know that nordic destinations are my favorite places to travel. The definition of nordic destinations is of course quite broad, but with ‘nordic’ I mean the outer ends of this planet. In other words, Scandinavia, Canada and Alaska, but also Patagonia and New Zealand, which are not located in the north, but resemble northern destinations in nature. I’m not necessarily interested in the mountains (because you also have those in the Alps and Nepal, for example), but it’s more about the feeling that you get while there. The relaxed atmosphere, the wooden houses, the roughness of the landscape and the mostly…