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Stockholm, Sweden

USA | Thu, 28 Dec 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [452]

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

Ice Hotel

USA | Thu, 28 Dec 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [453]

We arrived by bus from Kiruna. Upon checking in, we headed to our guestroom, we stayed in a warm room, and rested for a short while before taking a look at the ice rooms. Wow! I think the girls liked the ice hotel a little more than they expected. We ... Read more >

Tags: ice hotel, sweden

Kiruna, Sweden

USA | Thu, 28 Dec 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [500]

We had several reasons for staying in Kiruna.  First, it was close to the famous Ice Hotel.  Second, it is a town that will be moved, because it is sinking from mining.  Third, it is a popular place to see the northern lights.  Finally, ... Read more >

Tags: kiruna, northern lights, sweden

Abisko, Sweden

USA | Thu, 28 Dec 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [425]

We are very happy we selected Abisko.  It was an awesome stop. The Northern Lights have been on mine and Chris’s bucket list for a long time, so we decided this was the place we could give it a go. Let’s start out with the bad news, ... Read more >

Tags: abisko, northern lights, sweden

Jonkoping, Sweden

USA | Thu, 21 Dec 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [709] | Comments [1]

Arriving in Sweden our planned stop was in Jonkoping, Sweden. Chris’s family hosted our host about 20 years ago as a foreign exchange student, Maria.  I had also met Maria once at Chris’s sister’s wedding.   Maria was ... Read more >

Tags: jonkoping, sweden, world nomads

A Sverige good time.

SWEDEN | Thu, 3 Mar 2016 | By the_life_of_lady_laura | Views [570]

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

The Ship and Karlskrona-Poken with a Rod and Out With a Bang

SWEDEN | Wed, 19 Aug 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [541]

As mentioned, yesterday I woke up to the scratchy voice of Rod Stewart. The ship broadcasts "Sailing" by Rod Stewart into all the cabins 1 1/2 hours before going into port. (which in this case was 5:30 am), along with the announcement to vacate ... Read more >

Tags: ferry, poland, sweden

A Day Filled with Glee (and Private Practice), Gone in 60 Seconds

POLAND | Tue, 18 Aug 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [590]

In the morning, I got up and checked out of the Hilton. First I went to the Solidarity Museum, which celebrates the strikes the happened at the Gdansk (and nearby Gdynia shipyard, which many attribute to the start of the downfall of communism in ... Read more >

Tags: poland, sweden

Day 2 - Traveling to Bergamo

ITALY | Fri, 22 May 2015 | By geneofsf | Views [404]

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 [277]

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 [318]

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 [390]

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 [518]

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 [566]

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

Photographing the Last Reindeer Herders

SWEDEN | Thu, 20 Feb 2014 | By extraordinaryexperiences | Views [3752]

The Sami, indigenous people of northern Scandinavia, Finland and Russia, still mange their herds of semi-domesticated reindeer. Although some of the methods have changed (helicopters and quad bikes are not uncommon), much is still done in the manner ... Read more >

Tags: experiences, photography, sweden, travel

Christmas in Sweden

SWEDEN | Sun, 22 Dec 2013 | By gwen | Views [390]

Christmas in Malmo, Sweden.  I begin my Asian tour on Dec 30th however I left Miami Dec 17th ,  to arrive in Copenhagen, Denmark on Wednesday, Dec 18th. As I was taking my bag off the conveyor belt a wheel popped off.  I went to the customer ... Read more >

Tags: christmas, folkets park, hansa mall, sweden


SWEDEN | Mon, 2 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [610]

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

from Sweden - "As It Is In Heaven"

SWEDEN | Mon, 7 Mar 2011 | By annanderson | Views [1285] | Video

LIVE in the MOMENT!  What a marvelous movie & story!   Open your heart while helping others to open theirs as well!   Another beautiful song - Fly Away With Me:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bb9EU_JqIOw&NR=1 Another version with English ... Read more >

Tags: choirs, finding your own strength, live in the moment, love, march 8th, opening your heart, sweden, swedish movies, women, womens international day

What is Your Favorite Place to Travel to?

WORLDWIDE | Tue, 9 Nov 2010 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [7670] | Comments [3]

One of the most popular questions I get is about my favorite place to travel. Everyone always wants to know about my favorite destination. The truth is, I don’t have a favorite place. There are simply too many places in the world to pick just ... Read more >

Tags: australia, destinations, france, japan, off the beaten path, sweden, thailand, the netherlands, travel, world

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

SWEDEN | Thu, 5 Aug 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [1758]

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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