Archive for category: Sweden

/ Jun 18, 2013 12:29 AM

Tree Hotel – The concept “live in a treehut” is given a new dimension | Sweden

Treehotel offers a unique hotel experience: treerooms with contemporary design in the middle of unspoiled nature. Here you can forget about the time constraints of everyday life, enjoy the serenity, and rejuvenate in a sophisticated yet familiar environment.   Treehotel is located in Harads, near the Lule river, about 100 kilometers from Luleå airport. The village has a population of about 600 and features a restaurant, shop and guest house. When you arrive at Treehotel, you check in at Britta’s Pensionat. Then it’s just a short stroll through the beautiful nature to your treeroom.     The most striking part [&hellip

/ Jan 13, 2012 5:00 AM

Sleep well in -5 °C | ICE HOTEL, Jukkasjärvi, Sweden

  Every year in mid-November new version of ICE HOTEL is being built by a team of snow builders, architects, designers and artists from all over the world gather in the little town of Jukkasjärvi far north of the Arctic Circle. Nothing remains the same. This season (Winter 2011/2012) ICE HOTEL opened its doors for the twenty-second time onthe 3rd December 2011with 47 rooms. ICE HOTEL covers 5 500 square metres and is constructed from 1 000 tonnes of Torne Riverice and 30 000 tonnes of ‘snice’, a mixture of snow and ice that strengthens the structure.    Photographer: Ben Nilsson/Big Ben Productions  ICEHOTEL: Entrance 2010/2011 | Photographer: Leif Milling   [&hellip