Europe

10 Activities for a 2-Day Visit to Karlskrona, Sweden

Karlskrona Harbor

Karlskrona has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1998. Spread across 33 main islands and countless smaller ones, it is my favorite part of Sweden. When you visit Karlskrona, as you must do, here are some tips. 1. Kayak Through the Karlskrona Waterways Karlskrona Kayak operates kayak tours in Karlskrona. There are portions of the waterways controlled by the …

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I Had the Best Meal of My Life at Skeppsgossen

Selfie at Skeppsgossen

Had you told me that I would find the best meal ever in Sweden, I’d never have believed you. Skeppsgossen Restaurant in Karlskrona has claimed that title. I had already taken the Guided Food Tour of Stockholm and learned that the culinary creations of Sweden include much more than meatballs. But I was not expecting to find Italian food as good as …

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The Stockholm Food Tour is So Much More Than Meatballs!

Stockholm Food Tour at the Winery Hotel

Recently I took part in The Nordic Experience Food Tour with Stockholm Food Tours. I learned that there is far more to Swedish cuisine than just meatballs and fish. A LOT more! The Nordic Experience Stockholm Food Tour At 2 PM on July 13th, after arriving back from Landsort, I met up with a dozen other bloggers outside the Hötorgshallen food …

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A Complete Guide to Visiting Landsort, Sweden

Landsort Lighthouse

At the bottom of the Stockholm Archipelago is Landsort, a picturesque village on the 3-mile-long Öja Island 65 km south of Stockholm. Complete with two harbors on each side of the island, a seven-story hotel tower in the old boat tower and a lighthouse, it’s no wonder this is where many Swedes spend their summer (and winter) holidays. It’s not …

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Why June 2016 was my Favorite Month in my Travels

Skye Travels in June Collage

Two days after I arrived in Edinburgh in April, I found out I was a British citizen and posted on Facebook that it was the best day of my life. It was. The last week of May, I took the 5-Day Haggis Adventures’ Hebridean Hopper Tour. I considered that week the best of my life. But Scotland has just gotten better, and …

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