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sweden

  • Places to visit on your first trip to Varmland in Sweden
    Travel

    Places to visit on your first trip to Varmland in Sweden

    Värmland is beautiful province of west central Sweden, a popular summer holiday destination for locals though it remains fairly undiscovered by foreign tourism. I spent five blissfully relaxing days last May driving around this…

    2nd September 2019
  • Travel

    West Sweden: Best Day Trips from Gothenburg

    Two years ago I visited Gothenburg for the first time and I was charmed by the laid back vibe, quirky shops and cosy cafes, the chic historic district, colourful houses, canals and waterfront. Gothenburg is a fantastic destination…

    29th September 2016
  • Recipes

    Semlor – Swedish Lent Buns

    Around this time four years ago I was in Stockholm to celebrate my birthday, eat my way through the city and immerse myself in all things Swedish. One thing anyone will notice in Stockholm around January / February…

    3rd February 2016
  • Recipes

    Smörgåstårta – Swedish Sandwich Cake

    Around this time last year I was getting ready to fly to Gothenburg to celebrate Midsummer (and the summer solstice) in Swedish-style. Midsommar is  the most important holiday in Sweden and is usually celebrated…

    19th June 2015
  • Travel

    Midsummer in Gothenburg, Sweden

    Nordic countries (Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland): I love them. I only started discovering them three years ago, with my husband, and we both fell in love with the culture, the people, the scenery…

    4th September 2014
  • Coffee Travel

    A Coffee Tour of Stockholm

    When I decided to visit Stockholm a few weeks ago, I immediately remembered about Aaron Frey, the coffee expert and talented photographer behind Fresh Ground, “a blog for global nomads and kindred cosmopolitans” and…

    30th January 2012