Category Archives: Christmas 2015

Lisboa (Lisbon) – Portugal

Since we left home on 14 December, whenever we got on a bus, train, plane or taxi, Tess’s first question was usually “Are we going to Luana’s now?”, she has been so busting to see her friend in Portugal that … Continue reading

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Sweden – Malmö

On New Years Day we caught a train in the afternoon across the border to Sweden, to the town of Malmö. It’s a lovely old place first mentioned as a town in the year 1275! And it received its own … Continue reading

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Tivoli Gardens

So, when I said it’s not as fun in Copenhagen for the kids after days of playing in the snow, that is with the exception of the Tivoli Gardens.   The Tivoli is the second oldest amusement park in the … Continue reading

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Copenhagen

Happy New Year! We are spending the New Year in Copenhagen. It’s a beautiful city.  Last night there were non-stop fireworks from around 5pm til after 1am, people were setting them off left, right and centre. We didn’t go out … Continue reading

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Arctic Ice Hotel, Glass Igloos and the Aurora Borealis 

After leaving the Santa Village on Boxing Day we moved to the other side of Rovaniemi, to a slightly more remote location, to stay at the Arctic Snow Hotel. First built in 2008, the hotel is built every year for … Continue reading

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Our Snowmen

The occupants of cabins at the Santa Village each build their own snowman at the front door. On Christmas Day we spent some time building our own two snowmen, one for each of the kids, in front of our cabin. … Continue reading

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Husky Safari

On our last day in the Santa Claus Village (Boxing Day), we went on a Husky Sled Ride at the Husky Park. The weather was perfect, it had dropped back down to about -8C after hitting +2C on Christmas Day, … Continue reading

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