In the west, the word Viking usually brings to mind Norsemen heading west and leaving their marks on Ireland and England, such as the city of York, once known as Jorvik, a very Norwegian name indeed. They colonised Iceland and Greenland, and were even the [...]
During the holidays in August, I had time to kill while Cat was off on one of her many riding camps. What better than to indulge in yet another solo road trip? Travelling is so easy in summer. There I was, driving along, and before [...]
At Skogskyrkogården, you can search for the most famous Swede of all, the elusive Greta Garbo - and tick off another UNESCO World Heritage site, in one go.
If you're a travelling foodie and you happen to be in Stockholm, a stop at Saluhallen Market in the hip Ostermalm neighbourhood (or Östermalm, which is the proper Swedish spelling) will be a highlight of your visit. Fish, meats, vegetables, cheese... a veritable fresh food [...]
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