Growing up, Ian spent many of his summers holidaying around Europe and the USA, embedding his enthusiasm for travel from a young age. However, it was the years spent studying geography at university that surely ignited his wanderlust. Following the conclusion of his studies, he set about working and travelling in numerous places, including multiple ski seasons in Europe, where he also tried his hand at off-piste snowboarding in La Grave, France. But, more recently, he's set about exploring the north of the Continent. Citing Sweden as his favourite Nordic country, its beautiful landscapes of both summer and winter capture Ian's imagination. And, as an avid foodie with previous experience as a chef, wherever he travels, Ian always places looking for the most unique food and wine experience top of the agenda. Make sure to ask for Ian's top picks for authentic eateries in the Nordics.