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

    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