Swedish Heritage Sunday: Hovgården

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 [...]

2015-04-12T12:10:00+00:0019 January 2014|Road trips, Sweden, UNESCO World Heritage|

Swedish Heritage Sunday: Drottningholm Palace

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 [...]

Ostermalms Saluhall – Slow Food in Stockholm

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 [...]

2014-10-18T11:13:11+00:0024 November 2011|Food and drink, Sweden|
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