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Wonderful, wonderful

Copenhagen It’s all happening in the Danish capital!

A FAMILY AFFAIR A look at DUX, Swedens’ luxury bed producer.

WHICH CAR? The differences between petrol, diesel, hybrid and electric explained.

AUSTRALIAN WINE What it takes to make wine down under.


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Facing the 2,750 metre high Aravis Range, the Best Western Chalet Les Saytels Hotel enjoys an exceptional position in a unique mountain village with first-class ski resort. It is located close by the ski slopes and main street shopping areas and near to summer mountain walks. This charming hotel with seductive French cuisine is great for both leisure and business and is located only a short distance from Genova, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and Lake Annecy.

Just because you are enjoying the great outdoors, that doesn't mean you can't be spoiled in between those hikes, bird-watching trips and camping expeditions. Located at the north entrance of the gorgeous Yellowstone National Park, the Best Western By Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel in Gardiner features an indoor swimming pool and stunning river and mountain views. The hotel also has a hot tub and two saunas on site as well as oversized family suites and kitchenettes for your comfort.

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Canada tops destination list Did you know that Canada is the hottest place to visit in 2017? That is according to Lonely Planet’s annual list ‘Best in Travel’.

Checked in by a robot? The world is becoming more and more digital. We interact via social media, we buy more products and services online and new businesses build their success on digital business models.

Visiting Vancouver? Then check out Georgian Court Hotel, BW Premier Collection®, a full service boutique hotel located a few metres from BC Place Stadium (home of the Vancouver Canucks), Rogers Arena, fashionable Robson Street and many of downtown Vancouver’s main attractions.

All this creates new openings for the hotel industry but also poses a challenge to keep up with developments. New booking channels have emerged that make it easier for guests to get information about hotels all around the world. It is also much easier to share their experiences with others, which impacts on other guests’ choice of hotel. Sites such as TripAdvisor have reviews that reach millions of people. Other interesting developments are the new markets that are emerging thanks to the digital revolution, for example, Airbnb. People have rented out rooms and houses over many years but Airbnb, through its digital platform, has succeeded in marrying providers and guests, thus creating a partially new market. Another area within the hotel industry which is developing rapidly at present is the development of digital services. In the future, guests can choose their room in advance, go to the room direct and open the door with their smartphones. There are also pilot projects where room service and cleaning are performed using robots. Some of the new technology will certainly add value and be appreciated by guests though a large part of a hotel stay is still the personal service and welcoming smile you get when you come to the hotel. It is Best Western’s aim to always be the personal and local option, so we are a long way from replacing people with technology. Johan Kukacka, CEO johan@bestwestern.se

Best Way/Best Western Hotels & Resorts Best Way is published by Spenner Media in conjunction with Best Western Hotels & Resorts. Johan Kukacka is responsible for the content on Best Western Hotels & Resorts pages.

The world’s first VIB hotel opens in the tourist resort of Antalya, Turkey In addition to all the technology that the guest might need, Vib Antalya offers a bistro, a top modern fitness centre, gaming arcade and large lounge areas, all in a modern design. Vib is Best Western Hotels & Resorts’ urban hotel concept with a focus on contemporary design and modern technology with self check-in being an integral part. Vib, which is an abbreviation of ‘Vibrant’ (living, breathing), is a concept that has been developed as a prototype for so-called city hotels. In addition to the modern and urban feel, Vib focuses on accessibility, new technology and social commitment.


Best Western Plus Hotel Plaza The hotel is centrally located in Västerås, just three minutes walk from the main train station. Hotel Plaza has undergone a remarkable transformation. Eight of the eleven floors are completely renovated and all 202 bathrooms have been given a facelift. The lovely classical hotel lobby bar is an exciting venue for both hotel guests and city residents. Even the reception, lobby and breakfast room have been transformed, which along with the lobby bar offer a dynamic environment for every occasion. For those travelling by car there is public garage parking with a direct lift to the hotel reception.

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Stav Hotel, on the outskirts of Trondheim, has re-opened as a Best Western hotel. It has a very strategic location between the town centre and Trondheim Airport. It is a pleasant hotel with excellent conference facilities, exhibition space and a restaurant with panoramic views of the Trondheim Fjord and Trondelag villages. The popular inn with 67 rooms in its countryside setting is also perfect for holiday travellers heading north or south in Norway. All guests are offered free parking and for those who are flying away, there is long-term parking on offer. Sveberg, Trondheim, 7550 , Norway. Tel: +47 73 98 04 50 Open for reservations from February 2017. Each Best Western® branded hotel is independently owned and operated.

Express Breakfast to go Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So therefore all Best Western hotels around the world will offer the Breakfast to go for those guests who don’t have time for breakfast at the hotel. If you are staying at a Norwegian or Swedish hotel then you can of course get a Best Breakfast by Tina to go, where we have selected parts of Swedish Chef, Tina Nordström’s special breakfast which is served in the hotels’ dining room.

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magazine

Wonderful, wonderful

Copenhagen It’s all happening in the Danish capital!

A FAMILY AFFAIR A look at DUX, Swedens’ luxury bed producer.

WHICH CAR? The differences between petrol, diesel, hybrid and electric explained.

AUSTRALIAN WINE What it takes to make wine down under.

BEST WAY NO.01.17 Best Way is published by Spenner Media in conjunction with Best Western Hotels & Resorts and distributed in all Best Western Hotels & Resorts in Scandinavia. Best Way reaches up to 4.3 million hotel guests per year and is produced 4 times a year. Editorial material and opinions expressed in this magazine are not necessarily those of Spenner Media or Best Western Hotels & Resorts. Editor & publisher Leslie Spenner, +46 42-14 70 40 leslie@spenner.se

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To advertise Spenner Media Mark Magnusson, +46 42-14 71 02 mark@spenner.se

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Contributors Thomas Madsen, Thomas Rödin, Håkan Nilsson, Ian Maasing. Design Wayne Butler www.butlerdesign.se

What’s hot in the Danish capital.

18 Wine from Australia

Printed by Printfabriken www.printfabriken.se

A guide to wine down under.

Paper Amber Graphic 120g Cover Sunrise over Nyhavn, Copenhagen. Photo: Thomas Høyrup Christensen/ Copenhagen Media Center

22 DUX – A family affair

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A closer look at the Swedish luxury bed producer.

26 Which car? Photo:Volksvagen

Editorial address Spenner Media Drottninggatan 53 B, 252 22 Helsingborg www.spenner.se

07 Entertainment 10 Culture 14 Wonderful Copenhagen

Petrol, diesel, hybrid or electric. We explain the differences.

30 Technology 32 Travel

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Entertainment

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A six-member crew of the International Space Station are about to make one of the most important discoveries in human history: the first evidence of extraterrestrial life on Mars. As the crew begins to conduct research their methods end up having unintended consequences, as the life form proves more intelligent than anyone ever expected. The film Life is directed by Swede Daniel Espinosa, and stars Rebecca Ferguson, Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds. Released 24 March.

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Swedish director with new science fiction adventure

Ed Sheeran on tour with new album During July 2015 Ed Sheeran became the first artist to play a concert at the prestigious Wembley Stadium in London completely solo, without any band backing him up. A total of 240,000 people saw him perform during the three

sold-out shows at Wembley. In the spring he comes to Denmark and Sweden for two concerts and on 3 March he releases his new studio album á (Divide). 30 March - Stockholm, 1 April - Herning.

Nordic Boxing Championships On Saturday and Sunday1-2 April, Gilleleje Boxing Club and the Danish Boxing Association will host the Nordic Boxing Championships for female and male seniors, U19, U17, and U15 boxers. The event will include matches for the GBK boxers on Saturday, as well as preliminary matches, semifinals, and finals on the Sunday. The audience will get a grand sporting spectacle in which many of the best boxers from Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and Denmark will compete against each other in the Gilleleje Hall. Photo: Pixabay

Nobel Prize winner to visit Oslo

For generations the legendary singer, writer and guitarist Bob Dylan has enthralled audiences across the world with his political, philosophical and poetic songs. He has won some of the world’s most highly sought after awards like the American Presidential Medal of Freedom, The Pulitzer Prize, and the Nobel Prize for literature. The musical and lyrical giant will visit Oslo Spektrum on 4 April. 01.17 BEST WAY 7


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10 years after the critically acclaimed success The 90’s – ett försvarstal (A defence of the 90’s ), Henry Schyffert is alone on stage again. In the new stand-up show Var inte rädda (Don’t be scared), he confronts his own fears and weaknesses in a Sweden where unrest is increasing. “Every ten years, I have to stop and think: What am I doing? Live as I preach? Does

my own map correspond to that of reality? It hurts a little to be honest with yourself, to stand on the scale instead of pulling in your stomach and assuming everything is fine. But it can hopefully be fun to watch”, he says. A few dates: 20 April - Västerås, 21 April - Uppsala, 22 April - Gävle, 4-5 May - Lund, 6 May - Helsingborg. Photo:Morgan Norman

Norwegian brothers’ unprecedented success continues

Schyffert in one-man show

400,000 concert tickets sold, 120 million streams, their own movie at the cinema, guests during the Swedish Idol final Marcus & Martinus unlikely success is seldom seen. There has been unbelievable scramble for tickets for their concerts this spring, with several being sold out on the first day. On 25 and 26 March, they play Sørmarka Arena in Stavanger.

Saturday Night Fever: The musical

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Lundqvist in warmhearted comedy The children have left home, she lives in a loveless relationship, and as usual, she stands alone in her kitchen, cooking food, while she talks to the wall. Life was not quite as Shirley imagined. Suddenly her friend Jane invites her on a holiday to a Greek island paradise. See two-time Guldbagge winner Maria Lundqvist in the role of Shirley Valentine, proving that it is never too late to explore your dreams. Shirley Valentine has its premiere at the Maxim Theatre in Stockholm on 31 March.

Photo:Mats Bäcker

Saturday Night Fever: The Musical has finally reached Denmark. The musical is based on the movie of the same name, and is a classic story of young love and the struggle to succeed. Tony Manero escapes his daily life by spending weekends at the local discotheque. Watch as Tony becomes king of the dance floor, with all the classic hits by the Bee Gees and a large live orchestra. The show includes Denmark’s finest dancers, featuring Silas Holst as Tony. Premiere at Falconer Salen in Copenhagen on 17 March.


Spring time at the Göteborg Opera!

Choreographies for a young century. Double bill by Ohad Naharin, Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar 13 April – 14 May

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Revenge is what keeps her alive. Opera by Richard Strauss Runs until 9 April

A dream play about the power of love. Opera by Mozart 1 April – 3 June

A power game of honour and love. Opera by Giuseppe Verdi 6 May – 4 June

We celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Summer of Love with a visually and musically colorful concert. 19 – 21 May

Dance programme about the forces that crush and heal. Creations by Marcos Morau and Stijn Celis. World Premiere 4 March. Runs until 8 April.

Guest performance from The Royal Swedish Ballet. Choreography by Pär Isberg. 9 – 11 June

A Swedish opera by Gösta Nystroem based on Selma Lagerlöf’s ghost story. Opera concert 23 April

Who controls your life? A new opera by Line Tjørnhøj. Text Erik Fägerborn. In collaboration with ShareMusic & Performing Arts. World Premiere 7 April. Runs until 14 May.

A wild, headstrong and prizewinning rock musical.

Book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado. Music arranged by Galt MacDermot. Runs until 29 March. 01.17 BEST WAY 9

Buy tickets at opera.se. Book a table at the Göteborg Opera Restaurant +46 31 131300.


Culture Photo: Emma Svensson

Documentary and portait photography Does documentary photography show a true picture of the world? Do portrait photographs capture a person’s identity? Today pictures are shared in vast numbers on social media. The exhibition SNAP explores how photography has pictured people from the 19th century to the present. It sheds light on three key periods in the documentary genre: 1880s social documentary, 1960s street photography, and 1990s everyday documentary. Shown at Oslo’s Museum of Contemporary Art until 3 September. Photo: Nasjonalmuseet - Frode Larsen

Eva Röse returns to Dramaten

New version of La Bohème A young woman knocks on the door of a loft apartment in the old town and a young poet opens. This meeting is the beginning of one of the greatest love stories of our time. Taking inspiration from his own time as a poor student, Giacomo Puccini composed a warm and passionate opera following

four young bohemians in Paris at the turn of the century. The famous tenor, director and conductor José Cura gives Puccini’s operatic masterpiece a Nordic twist and transfers La Bohème from Paris to a fictitious Stockholm. Playing at the Royal Opera, Stockholm until 14 June.

For each choice we make in life, we have to reject something else. But what if we get the chance to choose if..? Eva Röse returns to Dramaten as Ellida in Ibsen’s classic Fruen fra havet (Lady from the sea), a story of life crises, life choices and unfinished business. Director Sofia Jupither has previously had great success with Ibsen’s Ghosts at the Stockholm Stadsteater in 2010, which was also shown on national television, and Little Eyolf which became a huge success at the National Theatre in Oslo in 2014. Premiere at Dramaten in Stockholm on 4 May. Photo: Johannes Berner

Legendary songwriter to Gothenburg John Prine released his self-titled debut album in 1971 after being discovered by Kris Kristofferson, and often been hailed as one of his generation’s greatest songwriters. Amongst his fans are Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Roger Waters. He has worked with artists usch as Lucinda Williams and Emmylou Harris and his music has been interpreted by the likes of Johnny Cash, Norah Jones and The Everly Brothers. He plays Koncerthus in Gothenburg on 17 April.

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International Church Music Festival in Oslo The Oslo International Church Music Festival presents church music from the Middle Ages up to the present day, making it an important steward of early music as well as a mediator of contemporary expression. In addition to experiencing the world’s leading choirs, orchestras and soloists, you can attend festival high mass, a festival exhibition, a tour of the city’s church organs, a master class, a festival café and family performances for children. Photo: Chris O’Donovan

Architecture Festival in Copenhagen The Copenhagen Architecture Festival (CAFx) was founded in 2014 and now has satellite festivals taking place in Aarhus and Aalborg as well. Participants can enjoy architecture film screenings, talks, walks, master classes, workshops

and major international exhibitions. The festival is organised around a number of themes and this year, community, sound and space and the transformation of Copenhagen all play a role in the programme. From 27 April - 7 May.

Jamie Cullum teams up with Aarhus Jazz Orchestra The British singer, entertainer and composer Jamie Cullum, together with the Aarhus Jazz Orchestra, will be performing an incredible concert in the Concert Hall Aarhus on 15 July at the official opening of Aarhus Jazz Festival. Jamie Cullum is one of the best-selling crooners of the 20th century, and he has the ability and versatility to blur musical genres with his unique take on jazz, pop and big band-music. Jamie Cullum has become this century’s inheritor after Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Billy Joel.

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The Canadian-based circus group, Cirque du Soleil shall be taking its acclaimed show Varekai - Tales of the forest to Denmark and Sweden for the first time. On 23-26 March, it is the turn of the Royal Arena in Copenhagen, and in the autumn the show will hit both the Malmö Arena and the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm for six shows per city – 6-10 September in Malmö and 11-15 October in Stockholm. In the show, we follow a young man on his adventures in the magical world of Varekai which is filled with amazing creatures.

Photo: Mary McCartney

Cirque du Soleil to Scandinavia

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Wonderful Copenhagen A small intimate metropolis bursting with life where it feels like there is always something new and exciting happening. And in 2017 it certainly is.We went to Copenhagen to check out what’s hot and to visit some old favourites.

Photo: Adam Mørk

Experimentarium

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ven if you have been to Copenhagen many times, it feels like each visit to the Danish capital has something new to offer. This year the city is awash with exciting additions. A new multi-purpose arena, a centre for science and technology, a ski slope on the roof of Copenhagen’s new energy plant and an expansion of the classic Tivoli. Along many new openings of hotels and restaurants, this makes 2017 an exciting year for a visit to Copenhagen. Experimentarium on Tuborg Havnevej 7, about 15 minutes outside of central Copenhagen was inaugurated at the end of January. It boasts amongst other things, the world’s first interactive cinema, as well as 16 challenging and interactive science exhibits. The end of January also marked the opening of a new food hall in the form of Westmarket, which is also Denmark’s largest, at Vesterbrogade 97. And just like at Torvehallerne in Nørrebro you can enjoy a whole range of food, wine, beer

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and coffee. In Vesterbro later on in the year, the city shall open a new architectural landmark - Axel Towers: five round soaring towers on Axeltorv Square. It will house mostly offices, but there is space for shops and restaurants on the bottom two floors, with a sky bar/restaurant at the top on the tenth floor. Royal Arena is Copenhagen’s new multi-purpose arena on Hannemans Allé 18-20 in Ørestad, which opened in early February. The 35,000 m2 building is designed for concerts and sporting events, and later in the summer, Rod Stewart amongst others will perform here. It will also host the World Ice Hockey Championships in 2018. More news for winter sports enthusiasts is the opening of Copenhill/ Amager Bagge, on Vindmøllevej 6. This artificial ski slope on the roof of the new power plant on Amager opens in December and will be open all year round.


Copenhagen

Photo: Thomas Steen Sørensen/Copenhagen Media Center

Torvehallerne

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Henrik Yde Andersen, who has opened several restaurants in Copenhagen with an Asian theme including the famous Thai Michelin restaurant Kiin Kiin, is moving into the well-known Japanese tower in the Tivoli Gardens. Kiin Kiin Tivoli opens its doors when Tivoli opens for the season in early April, and there is an additional opening for Henrik when he enters Moroccan cuisine with Maroc Maroc by Kiin Kiin in Østerbro this Autumn. Another known restaurateur, Rasmus Bo Bojesen, who previously managed the restaurant at the Opera, has now moved to another famous musical institution – Montmartre, the classic jazz club, which nowadays serves Nordic soul food for both lunch and dinner. And the micro brewing enthusiasts from Mikkeller are opening a new breakfast restaurant at Victoriagade with focus on delicious stuffed bagels. So as you see, the Danish capital is one of the hottest destinations this year, with many exciting new happenings. Which of course doesn’t mean that you can’t take in some of Copenhagen’s old favourites. Photo: Thomas Madsen

Japanese Tower, Tivoli

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Top tips

Photo: Madklubben/Copenhagen Media Center

There are also many exciting things happening on the culinary front. A few highlights include Nimb Brasserie’s new focus on French cuisine where they have gone back to the Classic brasserie style. They opened the doors of this new venture in February, and earlier this winter they served another new idea in the form of afternoon tea.

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Hotels Best Western City – situated in the area around popular Nyhavn is decorated with furntiture from Danish designers such as GUBI and Arne Jacobsen, and on the walls, hang specially ordered photos relating to Copenhagen as a jazz town. www.hotelcity.dk Best Western Hotel Hebron – is within easy walking distance from the Central Station and Tivoli Gardens, in the middle of Vesterbro, with hip Kødbyen as one of the closest neighbours. www.hebron.dk

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Torvehallerne – in Nørrebro was a roaring success when it opened and they claim to have over 100,000 visitors per week. The perfect place if you want to just sit down for something easy, take away, or to enjoy Copenhagen’s best coffee at The Coffe Collective or sample what they have concocted at the micro-brewery, Mikkeler and Friends. www.torvehallernekbh.dk

Eating and drinking

Café Victor – beloved classic in Copenhagen reminiscent of brasseries in Paris. Here you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon coffee, or just a cold beer if you are lucky enough to get a table, as it is quite often full. www.cafevictor.dk

Tårnet – at the top of Christiansborg, besides an incomparable view, you can even enjoy Danish cuisine by Rasmus Bo Bojesen. Not so hungry? Then just indulge in one of the fantastic pastry creations with a cup of coffee. Make sure to reserve a table, as this restaurant, with its 11-metre high ceilings, is very popular. www.taarnet.dk

Marchal – acclaimed restaurant on D'Angleterre, which has been awarded with a Michelin star. This is where you should go if you’re hungry for delicacies such as caviar, oysters and lobster, washed down with a glass of champagne or two. If you have a lower budget then enjoy a cheaper alternative or even a cup of coffee in the bar one afternoon. www.dangleterre.com

Ved Stranden 10 – located across the street from Christiansborg, is a wine bar and shop where you can browse among a wide selection of wine. Grab a table and enjoy a glass or take a bottle home. On Wednesdays it is wine tasting and if you want to have more food than what is on offer here, then check out their newly opened restaurant on Amiraldsgade 26, just around the corner. www.vedstranden10.dk

Balthazar- if you want to skip food and go directly to champagne, then try Balthazar, around the corner from Marchal, which is Copenhagen’s pure champagne bar. www.dangleterre.com Illums Rooftop - steak, lobster, pasta, sushi, or just a coffee or a beer. On Illums Food Court you can find everything. Moreover, most places have a perfect view of the city. www.illum.dk/illumrooftop


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Madklubben - has several restaurants around Copenhagen with a different focus, such as meat or pasta, and provides one, two or three dishes from 100 DKK upwards. Luxury dining at a relatively low price. www.madklubben.dk Slotskaelderen hos Gitte Kik - a lunch institution for over a hundred years. This is where, amongst others, the Danish politicians from Christiansborg dine, and if you want to experience a real Danish breakfast/lunch with open sandwiches, beer and snaps, this is where you should go. www.slotkaelderen.dk The Standard - beautifully situated by Nyhavn in a wonderful Art Deco building you will find both Studio, a Michelin restaurant with an exciting kitchen, and Almanak, which serves everything from breakfast on the waterfront, to Danish open-faced sandwiches and an evening meal of meat or fish. www.thestandardcph.dk

Where to go Jaegersborggade on Nørrebro became one of Copenhagen’s hottest addresses some years ago, and the interest lingers on at one of the city’s hippest streets. It brings together galleries, jewel designers and vintage stores with wine bars, cafés such as The Coffe Collective and the Michelin restaurant, Relæ, to name a few. Værnedamsvej is also known as Copenhagen’s Paris because of its French atmosphere. And just like on Jaegaersborggade it is a mix of small shops, cafés and restaurants, such as Granola, a cool diner in retro style with its cosy backyard where you can enjoy a drink or a coffee, or the luxury deli, Le Gourmand, with its French specialties, along with the restaurant Les Trois Cochones. Kødbyen is located on the now equally hip Vesterbro and can be said to be Copenhagen's answer to New York’s Meatpacking District. The synonyms are many and it is now crowded with restaurants, nightclubs and galleries, and is a popular haunt for Copenhagen nightlife on weekends. Papirøen is one of the most exciting new areas being developed in Copenhagen. In the grey industrial halls, which previously held tons of paper, are today bursting with creativity, including art, showrooms and street food. Though you will need

to hurry up, as when the contract runs out this year it will close down. Design Museum Denmark is a must for anyone interested in design. There are various exhibits focusing on shape, design and crafts. There is a lovely café, where in summer, you can sit outside, and an even nicer store with lots of inspirational books. www.designmuseum.dk Nationalmuseet is Danmark’s largest museums and is essentially several museums in one. www.natmus.dk Nikolaj kunsthall is an art gallery located in the old Sankt Nikolaj Church, which shows many exciting exhibits. They have recently renovated and re-opened in early March. At the other end of the church, you will find the restaurant Maven. www.nikolajkunsthal.dk Den blå planet is Northern Europe’s largest aquarium, out near Kastrup. And in April, there will be a free bus that takes you from Copenhagen Airport and Rådhusplatsen directly to the aquarium and back. www.denblaaplanet.dk Photo: Adam Mørk/ Copenhagen Media Center

Photo: Thomas Madsen

Les Trois Cochones

Photo: Bojesen A/S

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Photo: Thomas Madsen

Balthazar

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Text and photography: Håkan Nilsson

Wine from

Australia

Twenty-five years ago a plethora of Australian wines were launched, coinciding with Sweden’s sales monopoly of wines and spirits. They bought both low and medium priced wines in large quantities and thus could purchase the vinyards’ top wines at a very good price. Australia still has many wine drinking admirers even if the Swedes have opened their eyes to other countries in the southern hemisphere. In January this year I visited Australia to explore some of the top wine regions. 18 BEST WAY 01.17


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on the first evening in Adelaide, in the heart of South Australia, I visited a nice street full of restaurants in the central area. I fancied some good meat and therefore chose a distinguished Argentinian restaurant that I had visited before. The wine list was ok but not the best, so I jogged over to the well-stocked wine shop across the road and bought four really good bottles. It is no problem to bring your own bottles to the pub and pay a corkage fee (30 AUS dollars / bottle). BYO = ‘Bring your own’ is a well used term here. But when I go into Swedish Systembolaget’s website and compare the prices to Sweden, I find to my surprise that some of the wines listed cost less than half the price than in Australia. In Sweden many complain of high alcohol taxes... but there are many places that are far worse. In 1838 the first vines were planted outside Adelaide. This part of Australia still accounts for 60% of the countries’ total production. The somewhat proud producers in the Barossa Valley still do not believe that one can produce highquality wines outside of their district. For Swedes, it is primarily the districts of Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale and the Hunter Valley that have made Australia known as a wine country. But towards the mid-1960s a new area started up. Margaret River, south of Perth, Western Australia quickly showed samples of enormous potential, and today it is home to some of Australia’s best wines. The Riesling and Sémillon white wines are becoming increasingly popular though one needs to seek out the slightly cooler districts of Clare Valley, north of the Barossa Valley, around Adelaide Hills or the Yarra Valley east of Melbourne. In Australia, 85 is a key number. The label specifying the grape variety or wine district must include at least 85%,

allowing the winemaker to blend in other grapes or fruit from nearby areas to make up the remaining 15%. Shiraz is arguably the most widely planted grape variety and today it is almost a rule that the green grape viognier is included with its spicy perfumed aroma as a feature of these wines. And it is very seldom that this is printed on the label. In Western Australia, in the districts of Swan Valley and Margaret River, the vintage has a somewhat greater importance than in the rest of Australia and it is here where there are more variations in climate.

The popularity of Australian wine is mainly due to that even after just a couple of years in the bottle, the wines demonstrate a maturity unlike many European wines that need ten years to show their quality. The fruit-driven style seems to suit us northerners and the concentration of the wines is often because the grapes come from very old vines. In Australia, they have a very nice system called ‘Cellar door sales’. This means that all wineries are open to visitors who can try out the range costfree. This is a way to market themselves and if they hear a dialect that is not from the neighbourhood, then you will quickly get a suggestion of where to find their wines when you come home.

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Text: Thomas Madsen

DUX.

A family affair

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Photo: Kristoffer Johnsson

DUX

Last year the company celebrated its 90th year, with a new bed collection. DUX are looking to the future with the same philosophy and curiosity that got industrialist Ephraim Ljung abandoning chocolate production in order to focus on producing some of the world’s most comfortable beds.

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“I had decided that I definitely would not work in the family business. After I finished my secondary education in Malmö, I set off across the Atlantic just like my great-grandfather, to study interior design in New York”, says Charlotte. “I really wanted to do something totally different and found that interior design was as far from DUX as one could get.” After graduation, she worked with exclusive boutiques in Manhattan. Burberry, Tiffany and other luxury brand stores got a helping hand from Charlotte. But in the end she longed to go home. She was still not ready to work in the family business though, instead starting her own consultancy business. Finally in 2012 she became the new CEO for the Nordic market at a time that was quite turbulent for DUX.   “During the summer of 2012 the Swedish production company in Trelleborg went bankrupt. But just a

Photo: Thomas Madsen

rom Skåne to Shanghai. From New York to Dubai. In the homes of celebrities, heads of state and luxurious hotels. The Swedish bed manufacturer can be found everywhere. A well-known brand that echoes around the world and that has become synonymous with good sleep quality. If you have a bed from DUX, then you sleep well. In fact it all started with a good night’s sleep. The year was 1924 and factory owner Ephraim Ljung had crossed the Atlantic and checked into his hotel in Chicago. There, he slept very well, and decided to find out how the bed could give him such a comfortable night by simply ripping a small hole in the mattress. Inside the mattress he made a fascinating discovery in the form of spring steel spirals. He returned home, but could not stop thinking about the beautiful night’s sleep he experienced at the hotel. He put his interest in the confectionery business to the side and began instead to experiment with different spring designs. The result was a unique design, developed on their own machines, which today forms the basis of the company’s bed and furniture manufacturing, which started back in 1926. And it is still the Ljung family who run the business legacy, with Ephraim’s great-grandchild, Charlotte Ljung who is managing director of DUX in Scandinavia. But that she and her other brothers would take over the running of the venerable company was far from obvious.

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DUX

Photo: Thomas Madsen

Also made here are other style icons such as Karin, Eva, Pernilla, Super Spider and the Ritzy couch. All are created by skilled trained hands which, stretch canvas, manufacture buttons, sew seat and back cushions or produce headrests. A legacy and a quality that the company is careful to nurture. And there is something special about the handmade, slow process, in a world where everything is mass-produced to be delivered as quickly as possible. “The Jetson armchair is one of our bestsellers and has always been very popular”, says Charlotte. The beds however, have been made at DUX’s own factory in Portugal, since the 1980s. But you can still find Swedish material in them. The material used in the frames comes from the forest in the north of Sweden and the steel in the coils is made with iron ore from Garphyttan.

Photo: Johan Kalen

Photo: Per-Anders Jörgensen

year after, we moved back some production to Sösdala outside of Hässleholm, in one of the original factory buildings there”, explains Charlotte. “In connection with this, we launched DUX Boutique Factory, with small-scale furniture manufacturing which also involved delving into the archives to re-launch models that had previously been sidelined.” The result was not long in coming, with a dramatic increase during the first year of furniture manufacturing and since then it has continued to go grow. At the factory in Sösdala, which includes the making of mattresses and furniture, one can experience an exciting journey through the DUX history. In addition to furniture and bedding, they have also made a variety of different seating for Volvo, Saab, Sweden’s SJ and Norway’s NSB, and have completed a number of assignments for Silja Line and the Swedish Defence Industry, FMV. Here we can also follow another exciting journey as we see the production of the iconic Jetson armchair, one of furniture designer, Bruno Mathsson’s most famous creations, which after the initial collaboration in the 60s are still being produced by hand here in the factory.

Charlotte Ljung The iconic Jetson Armchair

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Photo: Thomas Madsen Photo: Thomas Madsen Photo: Thomas Madsen

Last year, in connection with its ninetieth anniversary, DUX launched a new bed collection. This was designed by Charlotte, with a little help from the rest of the family, as Charlotte is not only the CEO of DUX, she is also the company’s creative designer. She loves to travel, and the collection’s designs flirt with both the company’s journey and with her own trips. “I like to visit big cities when I am travelling”, says Charlotte. “Where I can get inspired by culture, architecture, art and design. And so I look for a good hotel experience, something I believe I share with many other travellers.” When it comes to just hotels, they have created their own concept – DUXIANA, which so far includes four hotels in Shanghai, Kristianstad, Malmö and Helsingborg, where the latter is actually a Best Western hotel. They asked themselves what was best for the guests and concluded that it must be the bed, so therefore they began a collaboration with DUX. It shares its name with the store concept that began in 1987 and initially was only meant for the Nordic market, but which today consists of a hundred stores in over thirty countries. What about the future?What is on the horizon for the company’s centenery and what happens until then? “We will have developed a new material or a new technology that, if possible, will make our beds even more comfortable, and concept DUXIANA will exist on all continents across the world,” concludes Charlotte.

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Photo: Toyota

Toyota Prius

Which car: Petrol, diesel, hybrid or electric? There is a lot of discussion about scrapping our petrol and diesel cars and choosing electric cars instead. And as a stepping stone on the way, we should use hybrid cars and plug-in hybrids. But can we ordinary motorists afford these new engines? Text: Ian Maasing

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Petrol We begin with the petrol engine. Is it ready for the scrapyard? No, absolutely not! It is well proven, reliable, durable and still powered by an energy-rich fuel. It also doesn’t need its fuel tank filled or battery charged every few days. And what is most important for us real people is that it costs relatively little to manufacture, maintain and repair.


Auto Diesel Like the petrol engine, the diesel engine is proven, reliable and sustainable. And it has exemplary fuel economy. But it costs more to produce and to purify the exhaust than a petrol engine. However, along with the petrol engine, the diesel will be the dominant car engine even in the coming 15-20 years.

Hybrid Hybrid driving with a petrol or diesel engine plus an electric motor, in cooperation may, in city traffic, give lower fuel consumption and lower emissions of gases such as carbon dioxide. If the electric motor’s battery is slightly larger it can also be charged with a cable unit, a so-called plug-in system, so you can drive 20-30 kilometres solely on battery power. But two motors and a larger battery pack in a car naturally costs much more than a single engine. So it becomes difficult for us ordinary motorists to fund a hybrid or plug-in hybrid. A full hybrid drive has a powerful electric motor and a large battery pack with high system voltage. It means that the car can run several kilometres with just the electric motor, without any emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases as the combustion engine is switched off. But the big battery pack and the strong electric motor plus all current and voltage converters and electronic controls make the car considerably more expensive than a car with a mild hybrid drive. The effect of the most powerful electric motors can be over 120 kW and a system voltage of up to 600 V.

The fuel savings are between 15 and 30 percent, primarily in urban traffic. The first large series-built car with full hybrid drive is the Toyota Prius, which released its first generation in 1997, second in 2003, third in 2009 and the current fourth generation in 2016. In the next few years full hybrid driving will be introduced in a series of medium sized cars from different manufacturers. But we cannot expect a general breakthrough for full hybrids as the system is so expensive. Plug-in hybrid driving is a full hybrid drive whose battery pack is not only charged by the internal combustion engine generator but also by a connected electric cable charging unit. When you park your car in the evening, then plug the car’s charging unit in to the network, in the same way as one does with an electric heater. The battery kit, which is larger than on a conventional full hybrid, or the extra energy-dense lithium-ion batteries will then be charged with electrical energy so that the car can be driven for around 20-50 km on pure electric. Only when the battery has a little charge remaining does the combustion engine start up. A simplified version of the plug-in hybrid is an electric car with a small petrol or diesel engine driven charging unit, which is turned on when the batteries are discharged. During 2017-18, we expect more mass-produced plug-in hybrids to be launched.

Hybrid Best sellers in Sweden, 2016 1 Toyota Auris HSD

5,196

2 Toyota Yaris Hybrid 3 Toyota Prius

4 Kia Niro

2,480 842 492

5 Lexus RX 450H

391

6 Lexus IS 300H

220

7 Lexus CT 200H

168

8 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid

132

9 Lexus NX 300H

105

10 Toyota C-HR Hybrid

77

Definitive registrations in 2016 according to BIL Sweden. Hybrid cars in the top ten list are classed as green cars.

Plug-in hybrids Best sellers in Sweden, 2016 1 Volkswagen Passat GTE 3,804 2 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

1,819

3 Volvo V60 Laddhybrid

1,239

4 Volvo XC90 T8 Laddhybrid

983

5 BMW 330e

615

6 Volkswagen Golf GTE

440

7 BMW i3 REX

279

8 BMW 225Xe Active Tourer 234 9 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron 158 10 Mercedes C 350e Hybrid 123 Definitive registrations in 2016 according to BIL Sweden. Plug-in hybrid cars in the top ten list are classed as super green cars.

Photo: Opel

The battery in an electric car (Opel Ampera) is big, heavy and expensive.

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Auto Electric cars If the hybrid vehicle or plug-in hybrid is seen as dear then the electric car is even more expensive! The explanation is simple! All the power that the electric motor needs is stored in a battery that costs thousands of euros. In addition, the battery stores very little energy compared to a tank full of petrol or diesel so you have to stop and recharge the batteries, which can take several hours, after 100 to 250 kilometers of real driving.

Some amazing technology breakthrough that allows the batteries significantly to be cheaper and energy efficient is not to be reckoned with in the near future according to all the scientific literature that highlights the energy supply to the vehicle. It will probably be as several car producers have said recently: No electric cars unless they are subsidised (by us taxpayers!).

Electric Best sellers in Sweden, 2016 1 Tesla Model S

838

2 Nissan Leaf

836

3 Renault ZOE

418

4 Tesla Model X

290

5 Volkswagen e-up

131

6 Volkswagen Golf-E

128

7 BMW i3 BEV

122

8 BMW i3 94 Ah BEV

57

9 Nissan E-NV 200

45

10 Kia Soul E

39

Definitive registrations in 2016 according to BIL Sweden. Electric cars in the top ten list are classed as super green cars.

VW Passat Sports Combi GTE

Photo:Volksvagen

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Noise Cancelling Headphones compared If you think that you are not disturbed by distant traffic, street life, fans and ventilation ducts, then you will be surprised when you put these headphones on your head. Digital Life has tested different headphones which come with noise cancelling technology. Read the whole review on www.digitallife.se.

1 Bose QuietComfort 35 Best in test! Spot noise reduction, superior comfort, excellent sound and good battery life. Price: 3,135 SEK

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2 Sony MDR-1000X Challenging the best in class. Best sound, but twice as heavy as the Bose QC35. Price: 3,751 SEK 3 Sennheiser PXC 550 Big sound and effective silence. Heavy base, though mediocre touch senstivity. Price: 3,790 SEK 4 AKG N60 NC Small and lightweight, but very effective. On-ear rather than over-ear. Excellent purchase! Price: 1,698 SEK 5 Parrot Zik 3 Luxury sound in luxury packaging. Exclusive feel, though questionable battery time. Price 2,565 SEK

These are the lowest prices which are taken from Pricerunner.se on 20 January.

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Key Management Informatikai megoldások Systems – the KeySafeLock series – W HY K E Y M A N A G E M E NT I S N E E D E D?      

Keys should be stored in a safe place Keys should be used by right persons Control keys and users Tracking key usages Key inventory Have always up-do-date information about keys

Security Keys are secured by electric engine driven locks and RFID tags. Access to keys using PIN code and/or card. What an intelligent key management system can do for you?  you know exactly where your keys are  you know who is using the key  keep track of usages  define rights for users  add/remove users, cards and keys  users will access the keys only with permission  view reports  safe storage  manage keys in several buildings from a central office Who needs key management?  Banks  Government institutions  Military  Power plants  Hotels, hostels, resorts  Conference centers  Universities, colleges  Gaming industries  Corporate buildings  Property management  Security companies  Automotive businesses  Car rentals & Fleet management  Hospitals, Healthcare facilities  and many more…

KEY MANAGEMENT „Who took what keys and when?” Problems around keys  Keys get used by wrong person  Keys get borrowed  They get lost and found by unathorized people  They are often forgotten to return  Items may be accessed by external staff  If more people are entitled to use a certain key and it is taken by one of them, who knows where the key is at the moment?

Security  You always now who removed the key and when it was taken or returned.  Define access rights to users individually.  Monitor how often it was accessed and by whom.  Invoke alerts in case of missing key or overdue keys.  Secure storage in steel cabinets or safes

Solution  Managed access control system for keys, valuables and different items  Illuminated and flashing key positions make finding keys very easy  Access via a user-friendly touch PIN-pad and card reader  Return any key to any open key-place and the system will remember the new position  Permanent positions can also be configured  Provides access records and reports  Helps reducing cost – less lost keys lead to lower expenses and higher security  Improves efficiency  Access is fully monitorable  Comprehensive management and reports available remotely

Advantages  Real-time transactions  Control access to cabinets and to all keys and/or compartments  Convenient acessability  Scalability – Decide about how many key positions you need now and how many to expand later  Combine key positions and storage boxes within one system  Key capacity can grow together with your needs  It can cooperate with other systems  Accountability and responsibility – reporting user and key activit.  Software on the cabinet’s screen shows what keys are in and what is missing  24h - 36h operation from backup battery power (depends on usage)  Optional WiFi connection  Optional SMS and E-mail alerts  Optional built-in Camera module

Manage valuables  Gain access not only to keys but also to different assets  You can put several valuables into the boxes: tools, mobile phones with charging function, ID cards, documents, etc.  Use the your RFID card, PIN code , or fingerprint to access both keys and items.

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Travel

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Madeira - World’s best island destination... again Portuguese Maderia was recently crowned the world’s best island destination for the second year in a row. The award was presented at the World Travel Awards and Maderia received the prize for its pleasant climate, around 17 to 25° C all year round. In addition, Madeira offers a pleasant mix of beautiful beaches, high mountains, colourful flower landscapes and lush nature. Best Western Plus Hotel Plaza

Barcelona is one of the cities, along with New York, that has long topped the list of the most popular city destinations. Otherwise, the list now has a mix of different destinations around the world such as Sydney, Rome, Dubai, Cape Town, Venice and San Francisco, all of which make the top ten. This also shows the increase in popularity of the city break. Barcelona retains its grip at the top by combining a big city feel with beach life, something that has become increasingly popular.

World’s first Vib hotel The world's first Vib hotel has opened in the province of Antalya, Turkey’s most touristic area. It is Best Western Hotels & Resorts urban hotel concept with a focus on contemporary design and modern technology. The name is an abbreviation of vibrant and a concept that was developed as a prototype for the so-called city hotels. At Vib Antalya guests can enjoy a bistro, an ultramodern fitness centre, a gaming arcade and large lounge areas, all in a modern design. This is the first of what they hope will be several similar hotels in Turkey and around the world.

New attractions in Prague Best Western hotels on the increase In November the Best Western Park Airport Hotel Arlanda opened its doors again after a nearly 14-month refurbishment. The entire hotel has undergone a complete renovation and is a part of the Best Western Plus brand. And in March it is the turn of First Hotel Plaza i Västerås to join the fold as the Best Western Plus Hotel Plaza. It has invested 30 million SEK in the project, with a renovation of all 202 rooms, with further development planned with a new SkySpa and SkyBar on the top floors. More Best Western hotels are planned during next year, including a new hotel in Linkoping - The Box and the Best Western Plus Grow Hotel in Stockholm. 32 BEST WAY 01.17

Prague is one of the most popular city destinations in Europe and attracts many visitors, drawn by the city’s history, architecture and culture. The city now offers some more unusual experiences. There is the Guliver airship, which landed on the roof of DOX – the Centre for Contemporary Art, last year, and in Vnitroblock, in the trendy district of Holesovice among former workshops and garages, one can buy clothing, accessories and designer gadgets. Továrna is another disused industrial building with new life, which is where popup boutiques sell almost anything and one can enjoy oddities such as old motorcycles. And if you are interested in photography, then you should definitely visit the Czech Photography Centre at Na Zlate 1, a short distance from the centre of area Praha 13. Photo: Lukas Wagneter/Red Bull Media House

New cable car to open in Loen On 20 May the Loen Skylift opens in Norway, which will be one of the steepest cable cars in the world to a total of 1,000 metres above the fjord, up in the Hoven mountain range. At the top you can enjoy the Norwegian fjords, including the Via Ferrata Loen, a protected climbing route which has the longest Via Ferrata bridge in Europe which takes you up to the top of Hoven.


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Harvest festival package

Lars Lerin culture package

Kayaking in the Sognefjord

Combine your visit to Öland’s Harvest Festival with a stay at Kalmarsund Hotel which is centrally located in Kalmar, close to the Öland bridge.The Öland Harvest Festival is Sweden’s largest and runs for four days and is propped full of activities for all ages which take place over the whole island. The offer is valid between 27 September - 1 October 2017. The package includes 2 nights accommodation in a double room •  Welcome gift (exclusive for members) • 2 course Harvest Festival inspired dinner (day 1) • Breakfast buffet. Price 1,375 SEK/person. Booking code SKÖRDEFESTBW. Best Western PLUS Kalmarsund Hotel Booking: +46 480 480 380 info@kalmarsundhotel.se

Sandgrund is Lars Lerin’s permanent art museum, situated in Karlstad alongside the renovated Sandgrund restaurant. His art is exhibited all year round, together with exhibitions from specially invited artists. The gallery is open 11.00-16.00, Tuesday to Sunday. In the evening, enjoy a meal at our restaurant, play billiards or chill out in our relax area with saunas and a jacuzzi. The offer is valid until 26 June 2017. The package includes Accommodation in a double room • Best Breakfast by Tina • Entrance to Lars Lerin museum • Access to gym, sauna and jacuzzi • Free parking. Price 515 SEK/person Single Room 815 SEK/person. Add a tray of Frödings selected cuts seasonal meat and cheese delicacies for 155 SEK. Booking code LERIN. Best Western Gustaf Fröding Hotell & Konferens Booking: +46 54 67 00 00 info@gustaffroding.se

Experience the beautiful Sognefjord from the water. Kayaking during wintertime is a magical experience. Best Western Klingenberg Hotel is located by the end of Sognefjorden, an ideal location for water activites. You can also explore skiing and hiking trails. The offer is valid every weekend until 1 May 2017 plus each day during the period 29 September 2017 – 1 May 2018. The package includes 2 nights accomodation in a double room • Breakfast • 3-5 hours kayaking with guide and equipment (wetsuit provided). Price 3,290 NOK/person during weekends. Booking code 2022. Best Western Klingenberg Hotel Booking: +47 97 52 21 39 post@klingenberghotel.no

Dinner and dance The 4-star Best Western KRYB I LY is one of Denmark’s most charming hotels with an incredible warmth and charisma. It has 77 brightly decorated rooms, all with modern facilities plus a fantastic restaurant. Guests can enjoy the indoor swimming pool and sauna, free Wi-Fi and free onsite parking. The offer is valid on weekends until 15 December 2017. The package includes Afternoon tea, coffee and cakes • 3-course evening meal with wine • Accommodation in a double room • Large breakfast buffet • Dance and music with Duo. Price 1,195 DKK/person. Extra night for 300 DKK/person. Booking code Best Western weekend Best Western KRYB I LY Booking: +45 76 20 36 00 / sb@krybily.dk

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Trondheim Östersund

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Geta

Avesta

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