Join us in Sweden and Norway this August

The landscape near Åre, Sweden. Tour Sweden and Norway with Travel Past 50 Please join us in Sweden and Norway in August 2019 for our first Travel Past 50 tour. We will be [...]

By |2019-02-15T11:39:37+00:00February 15, 2019|Categories: Europe, History Travel, Nature and Wildlife, Norway, Sweden, Tours|0 Comments

2018: The Year in Photos

Our year in travel: 50 photos of our travels in 2018. Sweden, Malawi, Russia, Italy, and India were the highlights.

TravelPast50 Year in Review 2018: Art and Adventure

2018 was the Year of Art and Adventure, new places, new activities, wildly crealtive people, more time back home, and some separate trips for Tom and Kris.

St. Olav’s Way, the Northern Alternative to the Camino de Santiago

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.

By |2019-02-20T16:54:48+00:00September 26, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Europe, History Travel, Norway, Sweden, Unesco World Heritage Sites|8 Comments

Best Places to Visit in Värmland, Sweden

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 [...]

By |2019-02-20T16:56:57+00:00August 13, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Arts and Culture, Eat Drink Stay, Europe, Sweden|Tags: , |2 Comments

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 |2019-02-20T16:58:20+00:00May 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 |2019-02-20T17:00:41+00:00April 29, 2018|Categories: Eat Drink Stay, Europe, Sweden|Tags: , , , |11 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+00:00March 9, 2018|Categories: Europe, Sweden, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |0 Comments