Recipes for strength and health

Jokkmokk is a paradise for those who loves tasty berries. In autumn, people in Jokkmokk use their spare time for gathering the healthy fruits. Happily enough, one do not need to picking them all by hand but can use a berry picker device.  Simple to use it makes fruit picking fun and pain-free! The four most…

Travelling smooth in 2018!

Will you be on the starting line? On the 24th of March 2018 the third edition of the world’s toughest and longest ski race will be held in Jokkmokk, Swedish Lapland. For sure, you want to travel smooth before and after the world’s toughest and longest ski race. We have a solution for you: Luleå…

Overcoming distances in roadless land

The great forests and rivers in the Swedish North have for a long time been tremendously important for the whole region and for Sweden as a country. The exploration of the forest resources led to the transformation of the agrarian Swedish society into a rapidly developing industrialized nation. The rivers made great transport routes in…

Wanna try rotten fish?

Are you an adventurous traveller? Then you should definitely try fermented herring. The Swedish call it for ”surströmming”. At the end of August and beginning of September people in Jokkmokk meet for eating surströmming.  The picture above is taken this Saturday in Högträsk in the old school. It’s a great social event as the combination…

Get fit for ski season with Nina

In the 2017 Nordenskiöldsloppet, Nina Lintzén finishes as first female  completing the 220km long race in 13:01:01 and take an overwhelming victory. She told us after the race: ”I’ve aimed for the gold ever since last year when I finished third [in 2016]”. Now Nina is ready to share her experience with you – get…

Fields of gold at the Arctic Circle

Imagine living in the 19th centrury at the Arctic Circle in trackless land at the scores of the Skalka lake in the village of Granudden. You are one of the new settler which founded that place in 1823. You have a tiny piece of land and you will grow barley. It’s the only crop which…

Visit Purkijaur where it all began…

When Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld arranged his famous long-distance race, he chose to start at Purkijaurholmen outside Jokkmokk. This was 1884.  In 2016, the ski race came back to Purkijaurholmen and the 220 km race was organised for the 2nd time in history. This has been possible due to the extraordinary enthusiasts living in Purkijaur. For…

Travel the Globe…

SN Resor in Jokkmokk is something we are proud of here. They are serving companies and national sport teams from all over Sweden  with travelling the globe. If you want to get the best planning for your stay in Jokkmokk, get in touch with SN Resor And if you REGISTER  until 31 July 2017 for Red…

Be brave! Try a pizza with reindeer

Jokkmokk is a centre of reindeer herding. So it is a matter of course that you can try a pizza with reindeer in Jokkmokk! For all of you, who REGISTER before 31 July 2017 to the Red Bull Nordenskiöldsrace 2018: You get 10% off on one pizza at Restaurang Opera in central Jokkmokk Source picture: By…

Finnish Woman Power in Jokkmokk

Merja Tyrväinen, born in Finland but now living in Jokkmokk since many year is one of Jokkmokk’s great female entrepreneurs: she is owner of Merina Gallerian where you get 15% off on all purchases at Merina Galleria in Jokkmokk (all AClima products included) if you REGISTER until 31 Juny 2017 to the Red Bull Nordenskiöldslopp. But…

All you need ….

For a successful outdoor adventure you will find the equipment you need at Team Sportia in Jokkmokk – whether it is for the Red Bull Nordenskiöldslopp or any other activity you are longing for. For those of you who REGISTER for the Red Bull Nordenskiöldsloppet before July 31st 2017, you will get 15% off on one purchase at Team Sportia in Jokkmokk during…

Jump at the chance….

The Red Bull Nordenskiöldslopp partner Hotell Jokkmokk and Hotel Akerlund offer discount for you who REGISTER early for the race in 2018 – so jump at the chance! You might also consider to take your family with you? Stay with us and check the blog to find out what is coming up in Jokkmokk in…