Have a ‘Fika’ in Sigtuna, Sweden’s First City

I remember this day very vividly from last spring. It felt like I had literally spent my day in a hundred post cards – the kind of feeling you get when you are in a place too pretty to be true.

via K&K’s Visit to Sigtuna, Sweden’s First City – Kronicles of K80 & Krissy

Fika: A concept in Swedish culture with the basic meaning “to have coffee”, often accompanied with pastries, cookies or pie. [source: Wikepedia]

Header photo by: Brorsson (Wikimedia)

Visby is often called “The City of Roses”

It’s hard to overstate the beauty of the Hanseatic port town of Visby (Sweden), in itself justification for making the ferry trip to Gotland. Inside its thick medieval walls are twisting cobblestone streets, fairy-tale cottages draped in flowers, and gorgeous ruins atop hills with stunning Baltic views.

via Where to Go in Sweden?

Header photo by: Anna Aberg

Nordic Wonders of Wild Camping

The central principle of Allmansrätten is “do not disturb, do not destroy”, making the freedom to camp wild available for all to enjoy so long as you pitch your tent away from houses or farmland; respect any signage and do not drive your vehicle off-road. You can even light an open fire providing you minimise the risk of spreading.

via Nordic Wonders of Wild Camping | Real Adventures for Real People

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Schweden Roadtrip im Campervan

Eine wirklich Vorstellung von Schweden hatte ich nicht. Ideale Vorraussetzungen ein Land komplett neu und ohne Erwartungshaltung für sich zu entdecken. Es sollte nicht nur mein erstes Mal Schweden werden, sondern auch meine allererste Reise mit einem Campervan sein.

via Schweden Roadtrip im Campervan | Synke Unterwegs