St Petersburg – Things to Do with Kids

Travelling and vacationing with children can be one of life’s great joys, but there are times it can also prove somewhat challenging. Children are often not as intrigued by those things that interest adults, and their attention spans aren’t as high as that of parents either. If you’re taking a Baltic Sea cruise with your […]

A Winter Fairy Tale in Lapland

Lapland tour

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It may be summer in the Northern Hemisphere, but now is the time to look ahead and book winter holidays to Lapland for the coming Christmas season. Finnish Lapland is in the far north of the country, and is home to not only the indigenous Sami, nomadic tribal peoples who have lived here and been […]

St Petersburg’s Opulent Peterhof Palace Complex


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No trip to St Petersburg, whether for a day or a month, is complete without a visit to the Peterhof Palace complex. Translating from its Dutch origin to “Peter’s Court”, Peterhof is a complex of gardens and palaces in this Imperial city, and was constructed on the orders of Peter the Great. It is today […]

Unique Things to do in … St Petersburg

St Petersburg

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If you’re taking advantage of the opportunity to visit Russia visa free, you will fall in love with the charms of St Petersburg. As well as all of the renowned sights to see and places to visit, St Petersburg is a veritable cornucopia of amazing places which are a little off the beaten path but […]

What You Need to Know About the Baltic Cruise

Baltic cruise on Silja Line

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When we hear the word “cruise”, tropical, warm climates generally spring to mind. The South Pacific, Mediterranean, or Caribbean tend to be the first and foremost locations linked to this form of travel. While all of these destinations do have their many attractions, few realise the rich and exciting appeal and experiences awaiting those who […]

Tallink Silja Romantika

Travel to Stockholm

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Cruising the Baltic Sea ferry crossing between Stockholm and Tallinn is an invigorating thrill for the senses when you travel in style on the Tallink Silja Romantika. The Tallink Silja Romantika was built in 2002 and is a sister ship to the Victoria I. She carries a maximum capacity of 2500 passengers, and is a […]

Scandic Hotel Sergel Plaza Stockholm

Scandinavia cruises

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The Scandic Hotel Sergel Plaza is a comfortable, modern hotel located in the very heart of Sweden’s beautiful capital city, Stockholm. Close in proximity to the cobbled streets of the Old Town, plus with restaurants, entertainment, and shopping on its doorstep, the hotel is just a short walk from the central station and could not […]

Nevsky Hotel Grand 3*

Tours in St Petersburg

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If you are seeking comfortable, three star accommodations in the very centre of St. Petersburg, look no further than the Nevsky Hotel Grand. This fine hotel is perfect for holidaymakers and business travellers alike, and is located very conveniently in the Golden Triangle of the city just five minutes from the subway station and literally […]

Visit Lapland: The Santa Claus Express

Helsinki Rovaniemi train

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Amongst the most popular Lapland trips offered by Scandi Travel are those which travel from Helsinki in Finland’s south, to Rovaniemi, and the heart of Lapland. Visitors can experience both the cosmopolitan cityscape of the nation’s capital, as well as the wilderness, activities, and unique lifestyle enjoyed in this far-north corner of the world – […]

Winter is Coming…

Lapland tours

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The Nordic Winter is just a few short months away – and NOW is the time to pre-book your winter trips and tours with Scandi Travel! Scandi Travel is your one-stop, premium tour operator in the Baltic. Whether you wish to embark on a Baltic Cruise, have a romantic escape for two under the Northern […]

Dynasty hotel – St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg Dynasty hotel 3*

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The Dynasty Hotel, St Petersburg, is a small hotel situated in the heart of this charming Russian city, on the Ulitsa Rubinshteina. Located just a short stroll from the Fontanka River and the Nevsky Prospekt, it is a member of the Eurasia group, a chain of small, 3-star hotels in St Petersburg. The hotel occupies […]

The Northern Lights – What, When and Where?

Northern Lights Lapland

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What are the Northern Lights? The northern lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, are a natural light display occurring 100km above the planet. The lights are created by the expulsion of electrically charged particles by the sun during large solar explosions. These particles are driven towards the North Pole by the Earth’s magnetic field, where […]