The St. Olav's Way starts in Selånger, Sweden, and ends at Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim, Norway. It follows the road Olav traveled in the summer of 1030. It has been a pilgrimage route since the 11th Century.
On the edge of Lake Vänern, Picasso's sculpture in Kristinehamn If you really want to get to know Sweden, visit the heartland, Värmland County. Karlstad, the capital city of Värmland, can be reached [...]
We're complete suckers for Unesco World Heritage sites, so it was a no-brainer to extend our visit to Sweden long enough to ferry from Stockholm to the island of Gotland to visit the beautiful medieval city of Visby.
Reward at the top of Åre Mountain in Jämtland: waffle with cloudberry jam. Swedish foods and restaurants were not foremost on our minds when we booked our trip to Sweden. Our purpose was [...]
The wind dusting up fresh fallen snow adds to the thrill of dogsledding in the wilderness near Åre, Sweden, under a cold sun. Åre (pronounced or-rey), Sweden, isn’t just a ski town, though [...]
Ships that pass in the day. Not a lot to say about this shot, other than we were at the Fotografiska Photography Museum in Stockholm and thinking of eating, when this big cruise [...]
The main stairs of the Drottningholm Palace, a Unesco World Heritage site outside Stockholm, Sweden. There are 15 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sweden. On our visit in 2014, we visited two of [...]
Discovering European Capitals of Culture GalleryAustria, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
Museum of Alchemy in Prague, a European Capital of Culture in 2000 Since 1985, the European Commission has been designating one or two cities per year as European Capitals of Culture (ECOC). That’s [...]
Our 2014 Travels in 50 Photos GalleryBelgium, Denmark, England, Estonia, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, National Parks, Nature and Wildlife, Netherlands, North America, Norway, Photography, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Unesco World Heritage Sites, United States
2014 was our biggest year of traveling yet. We visited 19 countries, including a long driving trip in the western United States. We saw, in order, the United States, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, [...]
Even a gray day can't dull Stockholm. One of the many cool things about Stockholm is the architecture. Stockholm architecture has a style similar to other northern cities. And, it's got color. There [...]