A Visit to Visby, Sweden

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.

By | 2018-05-07T01:13:08+00:00 May 2, 2018|Categories: Europe, History Travel, Sweden, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , |0 Comments

Our Favorite Swedish Foods and Restaurants

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 [...]

By | 2018-05-02T12:40:07+00:00 April 29, 2018|Categories: Eat Drink Stay, Europe, Sweden|Tags: , , , |10 Comments

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sweden

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 [...]

By | 2018-04-29T10:14:29+00:00 March 9, 2018|Categories: Europe, Sweden, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |0 Comments

Discovering European Capitals of Culture

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

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, [...]

Colorful Architecture on the Waterfront, Stockholm, 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 [...]

By | 2018-01-14T19:56:22+00:00 July 10, 2014|Categories: Europe, Photo of the Day, Sweden|Tags: , |5 Comments

Royal Ceremonial Parade, Stockholm, Sweden

We were wandering around Stockholm when we were prevented from crossing the street by a couple of traffic cops. We could see down the street a ways that a group of horsemen in blue uniforms [...]

By | 2014-07-09T08:01:45+00:00 July 9, 2014|Categories: Europe, Photo of the Day, Sweden|Tags: , |2 Comments

Greta Garbo’s Grave, Skogskyrkogården Cemetery, Stockholm, Sweden

The simple but lovely grave of the Swedish film star, Greta Garbo. With an autograph. The Swedish film star of the early 20th Century, Greta Garbo, is probably the only person who is [...]

By | 2018-03-12T22:01:58+00:00 June 5, 2014|Categories: Europe, Sweden, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |2 Comments