Archive for 'Sweden'

36 Hours in Gothenburg

Posted on 28. Apr, 2014 by .


“Man, this is going to be amazing.” These were the first words I uttered when I finalized my grand Scandinavian train trip with Eurail, which had me spend considerable time in Sweden, the country I had been dreaming of visiting for years. With hindsight, I can honestly say that Gothenburg was, I think, the perfect introduction [...]

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Fall in Scandinavia - In Photos

Posted on 06. Sep, 2013 by .


I’ve mentioned this before - there are few things in life I hate most than hot weather. I would much rather move to northern Europe than tropical islands given the option. Feeling the crisp air brush against my cheeks while I venture on yet another leisurely  stroll is one of my favorite things, ever, perhaps [...]

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Stockholm, The City That Won’t Let You In

Posted on 10. Apr, 2013 by .


I was really looking forward to visiting Stockholm. It’s one of the cities I always idealized, imagined to be a certain way and predicted I would fall in love with, and never want to leave. And while this isn’t entirely different from the reality of my visit, it’s also not exactly the truth. Stockholm blew [...]

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Haga, Gothenburg’s Coolest Neighborhood

Posted on 20. Feb, 2013 by .


It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Scandinavia in general, and Sweden in particular. Consequently, I was very much looking forward to discovering the country’s up and coming hip city, Goteborg. And after a morning cruise in the archipelago, it could hardly get better, right? Well, surprisingly,  it did. It’s fair to say [...]

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My Favorite Things To Do In Stockholm

Posted on 25. Jan, 2013 by .


There’s no going around it, I’m afraid - no matter how much I try to hide it, I’m a sucker for all things Swedish. Ikea. H&M. Alexander Skarsgard. Icona Pop. The Hives. And so on. So you can imagine my excitement when I finally got to Stockholm during my stint across Scandinavia. I. was. [...]

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Where to stay in Malmo: Hotel Master Johan

Posted on 19. Jan, 2013 by .


During my stint across Scandinavia with, I had planned to only stay two nights in Malmö, which I thought would give me ample time to explore the city and the surroundings. How wrong was I! There are many things to see and do in the area, and a few more nights would have been [...]

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Where to stay in Stockholm: Hotel Stureplan

Posted on 20. Dec, 2012 by .


While I may have preferred budget accommodation during my Scandinavia stint (after all, the region is expensive enough as it is), I did treat myself to a luxury hotel in the heart of Stockholm’s most prestigious neighborhood: the Hotel Stureplan. Hotel Stureplan: The Location View Larger Map The Hotel is located close to Östermalmstorg T-bana, making it [...]

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Where to stay in Stockholm: Hotel Hornsgatan

Posted on 11. Dec, 2012 by .


During my recent trip in Scandinavia, I was lucky enough to spend a few days in Stockholm, the Swedish capital and the all-around coolest place in the world (both figuratively and literally). I also wanted to stay in quality, clean accommodation, but that would also fit my restricted budget. And that’s exactly what I found [...]

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Where to stay in Stockholm: City Hostel

Posted on 04. Dec, 2012 by .


During my recent stint in Scandinavia with, I wanted to stick to budget accommodation, as I found the cost of traveling there expensive enough as it was (as in $9 for a bottle of juice). Cue the City Hostel in Stockholm. City Hostel Stockholm: The Location View Larger Map The hostel is located on [...]

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The Gothenburg Archipelago, Sweden - In Photos

Posted on 03. Dec, 2012 by .


Sometimes, when you travel, it doesn’t take much to build wonderful souvenirs. And on that day, all I needed was a short cruise, bright sunshine and the brisk Swedish air beating me around the face softly brushing against my cheeks. It. Was. Perfect. Also, there was a sled dog on board. And you know how I [...]

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Where to stay in Gothenburg: Hotel Flora

Posted on 15. Nov, 2012 by .


My recent stay in Gothenburg was very, very lovely - in large part due to the amazing hotel I was at: Hotel Flora. One of the best hotels I have ever stayed at! Hotel Flora Gothenburg: The Location View Larger Map The hotel is located just off the main shopping streets, tucked away from the hustle, [...]

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