What makes a film HYGGE?

What makes film or television be described as Hyggelig? Does it have to be warm and cosy or have fantastic visuals? Does it have to be set in Scandinavia and have a crackling fireplace in every scene? It’s up to you! The films we choose might not be to your fancy but they all certainly…

Live life with ease

It was whilst I was visiting Copenhagen over New Years Eve that I realised I needed to take some quality time to actually LIVE my life and be present more Not sure why or how but months seemed to be passing me by like cars on a formula 1 track. With my eldest turning 14…

A Survival Guide to Getting Over the January Blues

After the festive season is over, the Christmas decorations have been put away and everyone is back to work you can’t help but begin to wish for warmer climates –after all, who really wants to get back in from work when it’s already dark. This is exactly where Hygge can change your way of living…

Hygge Gift Guide for Him

As Christmas approaches we’re all guilty of wishing we didn’t have to splash so much cash or get caught up in the Christmas shopping fiasco. Here at Hygge Retreats we are all about giving without giving ourselves a headache! This year’s ‘Christmas Gift Guide for Him’ should give you ten ideas for every type of…

Hygge Hen Weekends

  Hens parties and hen weekends don’t need to be all about rude lolipops and nightclubs. At Hygge Retreats we offer a relaxing, entertaining and refreshing alternative hen weekend that you and your friends will totally enjoy.   We understand how organising weddings and hen parties to suit a variety of age groups can be…

A feast for the eyes…

Autumn is well and truly upon us with most of us are bracing the crazy storms.  And our thoughts are with those in need suffering the awful consequences from the relentless hurricanes across the globe.  With the wild wet and windy conditions there is no better excuse than to plan a feast for you,  your…

Back to school Hygge

  It’s that time of year again. The time where summer has disappeared, the kids are going back to school and most of us are rushing around trying to organise everyone but ourselves! So how do you expect to get your Hygge together on the first day of Autumn term?   Even if you only…

Hygge styling! 

It can be considered difficult to create a Hygge inspired atmosphere if you’re not dressed for the occasion. Not all of us have the funds to spend on new clothes just to fulfil our Hygge desires so these ideas should provide you with a few affordable ways to fashionably Hygge.   Hygge emphasises that material…

Invest in you this Nov…

Hygge Retreats has a November date, a venue and an opportunity for you to enjoy some pure escapism What you can expect…  Arrive Friday evening to a welcome drink, dinner with wine and time to chill by the fire with a movie and more drinks  Saturday plans…breakfast or brunch for the late risers, beach walks…

How to Have the Perfect ‘Summer Hygge’

It is often thought that Hygge can only be a winter affair but how about trying a summery, Hygge inspired day?   The first thing on the agenda is to gather your comfiest sheets and blankets -don’t worry you won’t be wrapping yourself up in these! Lay them outside to create the perfect bohemian carpet…

How to Hygge…

Hoo Ga! For those that don’t know what Hygge is or how you say it, well look no further.  Here is you’re quick fix guide on how to embrace it… 1.CANDLES –  Light your candles and if you don’t have any then invest in some. The choice is endless and our favourite of all time…

Where would we be without friends? 

This is a blog post dedicated to friends! I’m writing this post as a promise to my friends Tamzin and Liz as I sit with my double espresso and  Brand Brilliance book (oh if you love branding and are keen to learn more about how to build and enhance your brand – order this book…