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Setting Sail in Stockholm

SWEDEN | Thu, 20 Sep 2018 | By shire_girl | Views [351]

One benefit to catching up with yourself a few weeks on is perhaps that it’s easier to pick the most memorable pieces of each stop to share rather than every detail as it still shines clearly in your mind. Then again what could be said in a few ... Read more >

Tags: food, grinda, nobel museum, old town, stockholm, stockholm archipelago, vasa museum

Stockholm, Sweden

USA | Thu, 28 Dec 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [523]

We had a very short stay in Stockholm, because we had decided to go and see the Northern Lights.  Since we had such good luck with hostels we found one in Stockholm, plus Sweden was expensive and hostels were by far the cheapest method.  Anyways, ... Read more >

Tags: stockholm, sweden, viking

A Sverige good time.

SWEDEN | Thu, 3 Mar 2016 | By the_life_of_lady_laura | Views [666]

St John in Canada is the further city away from Melbourne. I know, I’ve Googled it. With our trip to Sweden looming, I got to thinking about the furthest place away from home I could travel and that Kiruna in Sweden must be pretty close. In fact, ... Read more >

Tags: arctic circle, aurora borealis, husky, northern lights, snowmobile, stockholm, sweden, vasa

Day 2 - Traveling to Bergamo

ITALY | Fri, 22 May 2015 | By geneofsf | Views [455]

I woke up at an absurdly early hour of 5:52 AM from my windowless room. I sat around and did some work for the next couple of hours, as I had until 12:50 PM until my bus to the airport. Since I got up at that absurdly early hour, I decided to get up ... Read more >

Tags: bergamo, flight, italy, stockholm, sweden, tour

To Hamburg!

GERMANY | Wed, 10 Sep 2014 | By schmodude | Views [320]

I bummed around in the hostel for a lot of the morning. My flight was in the afternoon and checkout of the hostel was 10:00am. I did not have quite enough time to explore the city anymore. I finished one of my books and then took the bullet train to ... Read more >

Tags: airport, currywurst, germany, hamburg, stockholm, sweden

Old Town Stockholm

SWEDEN | Tue, 9 Sep 2014 | By schmodude | Views [373]

I was thinking of joining the bicycle tour given by the hostel in the morning, but all the spots were booked by the time I checked. Instead I went to the Old Town borough of the city and did some exploring. It is a nice section of the city but very tourist ... Read more >

Tags: changing of the guard, coffee, old town, palace, presdients and assholes, sauna, stockholm, sweden

The Vasa

SWEDEN | Mon, 8 Sep 2014 | By schmodude | Views [430]

I slept in for a while because the archipelago wore me out. I had arranged to meet up with some people to go to the Vasa Museum in the afternoon. Luckily they also slept later than expected. After a quick lunch/breakfast at the hostel, we (Cassie, Megan ... Read more >

Tags: coffee, sauna, stockholm, sweden, vasa

The Archipelago

SWEDEN | Sun, 7 Sep 2014 | By schmodude | Views [563]

I had some breakfast at the hostel and met up with people to go to an island in the archipelago around Stockholm.  We booked a ferry and set off towards the island of Grinda (also the name of my room at the hostel). The island has beaches, parks, ... Read more >

Tags: ahlsvik, archipelago, grinda, stockholm, sweden, swimming

Off to Sweden!

SWEDEN | Sat, 6 Sep 2014 | By schmodude | Views [626]

After some breakfast I went to the metro station to catch my train to the airport. In front of me at the ticket machine was a really confused American businessman struggling with the machine. He was also headed to the airport, so I helped him figure ... Read more >

Tags: airport, copenhagen, denmark, flight, freetowner, pasta, stockholm, sweden

Stockholm day by day

SWEDEN | Mon, 24 Jun 2013 | By effyau | Views [575]

So, i’ve landed here in Sweden and travelled to Stockholm for the start of my adventure. I’ve read online that it’s an extremely safe place and I think that’s true. I’m only going off the fact they leave toothpaste and ... Read more >

Tags: gamla stan, hostels, relaxing, rivers, stockholm

Athens & Stockholm

SWEDEN | Thu, 26 Jul 2012 | By christie | Views [527]

Athens turned out to be quite the happening city. We had unbelievable weather for our stay along with awesome Greek food and good company. It was an enjoyable end to our hot weather streak! The Acropolis and  the Temple of Zeus were a 5 minute walk ... Read more >

Tags: athens, stockholm


SWEDEN | Mon, 2 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [656]

Having walked for 15 minutes in the pouring rain to Oslo S, I'm glad to finally get under some shelter and looking forward to sitting on the train to Stockholm for the next 6 hours. As with everywhere else in Scandinavia, a ticket and a seat reservation ... Read more >

Tags: old town, sightseeing, stockholm, sweden

Swanning Around Stockholm

FINLAND | Wed, 15 Jun 2011 | By drmitch | Views [752]

After another hearty breakfast I boarded the Viking Line Ferry for my ten hour trip to Stockholm. I decided to take the day ferry as the night ferry is ridiculously expensive at £180 (and you have to book a cabin quite far in advance) whereas ... Read more >

Tags: djurgarden, ferry, nordic museum, skeppsholmen, stockholm, vasa ship

Backstage At a Concert - In Stockholm!

USA | Tue, 10 Aug 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [2125] | Comments [1]

I leave from Stockholm today on a 5 hour train ride to Copenhagen. It’s quite dreary out and I watch the rain pelt my window as lush, green forests wiz by me. It is also extremely early and I am quite warm from attempting to get my sleeping bag packed ... Read more >

Tags: stockholm

Random Facts I Learned About Stockholm

SWEDEN | Tue, 10 Aug 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [9657] | Comments [1]

Home to Ikea, H&M and Swedish meatballs, Stockholm has a lot to offer any traveler. Here is a list of fun little facts/observances I have made during my week’s stay. (1) Most of the stairs in the city have ramps to allow ease of bringing bikes ... Read more >

Tags: stockholm

My Glass is Melting! Fun Times in a Swedish Ice Bar

SWEDEN | Thu, 5 Aug 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [1819]

I showed up at the Absolut Vodka Ice Bar in Stockholm with no expectations. I basically saw it on the list of attractions and thought, this looks cool. I paid $30 USD for my entrance and first beverage (sigh….this is Sweden for you) and was taken into ... Read more >

Tags: stockholm, sweden


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