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Open Day at the Swedish Riksdag

During the weekend we decided to take the possibility to visit the Swedish Riksdag. The Riksdag is the parliament of Sweden and you find it in the center of Stockholm. More precisely it stands on the island Helgeandsholmen. This Saturday they had… Continue reading →

Exploring Sweden – Funäsdalen, Härjedalen

Funäsdalen is a small village that has made its name in winter sports. A lot of people go here during the winter to either ski or for an adventure on the snowmobile. With a permanent population of around 900 inhabitants, there… Continue reading →

Exploring Sweden – Karlstad, Värmland

Along the northern shores of Europe’s third largest lake, you find the town of Karlstad. With its slogan “Sola in Karlstad”, translated into English as “Sunbathing in Karlstad”, it’s said to be the sunniest place in Sweden. The town is… Continue reading →

Herons and Ice at Råstasjön in Solna, Sweden

Not too far from my office, there is a lake. The name of the lake is Råstasjön and it’s where I usually head if I want a 30-minute walk during my workday. It is great during the lunch breaks and a… Continue reading →

Our Stay at Yasuragi Spa In Stockholm

Last weekend we visited one of the most famous spas in Stockholm – Yasuragi. Everybody here knows the place and it indeed feels like most people have been there. In fact, my colleagues had given us a gift card there as… Continue reading →

Exploring Sweden – Smålandsstenar, Småland

A stone circle, that is all some people need to consider a place interesting. Smålandsstenar is one of those places where five stone circles make up the biggest attraction in town. With a population of around 4.500 inhabitants the small locality… Continue reading →

Exploring Sweden – Ullared, Halland

How can a small locality on the Swedish countryside cause nightmares for a lot of Swedish men? Our apologies for the stereotypes, but this is a place that most Swedes have heard about. Even though it has a meager population… Continue reading →

Exploring Sweden – Gnesta, Södermanland

There are several small towns that spread out over the green region of Södermanland in Sweden. Some of them are more famous than others. You probably haven’t heard about the town we write about today, but who knows? You might… Continue reading →

Exploring Sweden – Södertälje, Södermanland

There are cities that some people consider to be beautiful while others at the same time cannot understand why. Södertälje must be one of those places that can both amaze and horrify. Fortunately we do not need to argue about… Continue reading →

Christmas Market at Drottningholm Palace

Today it was time for us to go and explore a bit more of Stockholm, to a part of the city that we so far had not uncovered. This weekend there is a Christmas market at the Drottningholm Palace. In… Continue reading →

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