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Take a look below to find all our posts about Sweden in chronological order:

Food Safari: Slurping Swedish Oysters

Food Safari: Slurping Swedish Oysters The secret to the best oysters and mussels in the world is quite simple, says Septuagenarian fisherman, Lars Marstone. First, they need to grow in water that stays frigid year-round. Then you must eat them within minutes of plucking them from the sea. Here on the craggy Bohuslan coast of …

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Unique Hotels: Swedish Tree Hotel

Unique Hotels around the World: Swedish Tree Hotel Let’s face it: fast city life isn’t always the healthiest habitat. After lengthy stints in a busy metropolis, most of us need a solid dose of the great outdoors to keep us firing. When planning our getaways, the destination is everything, though sometimes, it pays to chart …

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Northern Sweden: Out and Around the ‘Riverina of Norrland’

Does it get much more spectacular than Northern Sweden? Boasting a wilderness of vast natural wonder, ultra clean air and a year-round bounty of outdoor-driven delights, Northern Sweden can’t be beat. Here, the Aurora Borealis dances over night skies like emerald lava, and the 24-7 Midnight Sun takes center stage in the summertime. As the third largest country in …

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Where to Find Scandinavia’s Unique Hotels

Let’s take a look at a few of Scandinavia’s unique hotels. Accommodation across the world has come a long way in recent decades: with the rise of posh-tels, flashpackers, and Air B’nBs; the diversity of accommodations for travelers has never been greater. Sure, the commonplace hotel continues to provide, but others have embraced the shifting industry by …

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Visiting Stockholm for the First Time: an Unexpected Adventure

Visiting Stockholm for the First Time Scandinavia: that little bit further up, that little bit more mysterious, that road slightly less travelled. For those who summon the gumption to venture north to more intemperate climes, Sweden is a must. Its rewards lay out in abundance: one of its chief selling points, its capital. There is …

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Where to Stay in Stockholm

Here’s our take on where to stay in Stockholm, Sweden. Built on an archipelago of 14 islands, Stockholm, is divided into several neighborhoods, including its vibrant Old Town, which is located on the island of Stadsholmen where most of the sights can be found. The following ‘where to stay’ options were chosen with their proximity to the Old …

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Öland, Sweden’s Enchanting Island

One of Europe’s longest bridges (6,072 meters) stretches from Kalmar, on Sweden’s southeastern coast, to the island of Öland. For good reason, the 87-mile-long island is a favorite vacation spot for Swedes. Shallow waters, sandy beaches, yachting and sailing harbors, and long days of sunshine make it appealing to any visitor, including me. I found …

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Kalmar: Sweden’s Castle by the Sea

Kalmar Castle, in Sweden, is tranquil now, and murmuring tourists make the only sounds on cobblestones that rang with horses’ hooves and marching feet 800 years ago. The mighty fortress, where swords clashed in bloody battles, was replaced with a castle in the 16th century by King Gustav Vasa. This is one of Sweden’s best-preserved Renaissance …

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