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United’s Daily Flight Stockholm-New York to Return in 2023

Swedavia, the public company operating airports in Sweden announced today the return of United Airlines’ daily nonstop seasonal flight connection between Stockholm Arlanda Airport and New York/Newark hub beginning May 28, 2023. The airline returns to the Swedish capital for the first time since 2019, having previously operated the route…

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Is Skansen included in the Stockholm tourist card?

Skansen is the largest open-air museum in Scandinavia. It is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Stockholm and is visited by more than 1.5 million people each year. If you travel to Stockholm, Skansen is definitely one of the places to see. Every time I go to Stockholm, regardless…

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Top 5 Boat Tours in Stockholm

One of the most recommended tourist activities in Stockholm is to take a boat trip or whole day boat tour on Lake Mälaren, the archipelago and the Baltic Sea. In these other articles I have already writen about different boat tours that can be done and the starting dates for…

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Dates For Boat Trips & Tours in Stockholm in 2023

The Swedish experience provider Strömma operates a large number of boat tours around Stockholm, Lake Mälaren and the archipelago. Due to the peculiarities of the weather in Stockholm, excursions and boat trips start on different dates and some are only available in high season. Others such as gastronomic cruises or…

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Ice Hockey & Cinnamon Buns in Stockholm

It is early April in Stockholm, and the snow is gone for a couple of weeks. Although, it is still freezing cold as powerful winds from the north blows over the city. All the Stockholmers walk around with rosy cheeks, seemingly unbothered by the unforgiving winds. Stockholm is considered one…

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When Is the Best Time to Visit Stockholm?

Strandvägen, el paseo junto al mar en Estocolmo en mayo Foto: Israel Úbeda /

I get asked this question a lot regarding the best month or the best time to visit Stockholm. So I set out to write the answer with the experience of years traveling to the city. I have thought about writing pros and cons of each season, the usual temperature and…

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Go City Stockholm Pass 2022: What is Included

Nordiska Museet desde Skansen

The old Stockholm Pass tourist card is now known as the Go City Stockholm pass and offers some has new attractions, museums, boat tours and places to visit included in the price while others are unfortunately no longer available. In this article I write about the new sightseeing options available…

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Last-minute Hotel Offer -25% in Stockholm for Christmas

Habitación del Hotel Kung Carl Foto: Jan Malmstrom

This last minute offer allows you to stay during Christmas at the Kung Carl Hotel and enjoy a wonderful breakfast buffet at a discounted price. If you want to enjoy Christmas in Stockholm from a super central location next to Stureplan at the crossroads of Kungsgatan and Birger Jarlsgatan streets,…

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The Operakällaren Christmas Market in Stockholm

Navidad en Operakällaren, Estocolmo

Operakällaren is a very exclusive classic restaurant located next to the Kungsträdgården park in the center of Stockholm. This year will there will be a Christmas market by the restaurant from the end of November to the end of December. In the Operakällaren Christmas market you will find different booths…

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10 Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Stockholm

Fuegos artificiales en Estocolmo Foto:

If you visit Stockholm in December and stay until the end of the month you might be interested in knowing how the Swedes spend New Year’s Eve and where to go to enjoy the celebrations New Year’s Eve Parties in Stockholm In nyårsfirandet, Swedes usually celebrate New Year’s Eve at…

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4 Cheap Hostels in Stockholm

El castaño de Gamla Stan Foto: Israel Ubeda /

One of the cheapest accommodation options in Sweden are hostels. Near the center of Stockholm there are several places where tourists can sleep comfortably at a reasonable price. These accommodations can offer their services at a lower cost than hotels because they allow, if you so wish, to share a…

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Cheap Shuttle Bus Transfer Arlanda – Stockholm

Aerobús de FlixBus

The Flixbus bus company has been offering shuttle bus transfers from Arland to Stockholm City Terminalen and from Stockholm to the airport, thus becoming another of the cheap alternatives to travel between the international airport and the city center. Shuttle Bus Transfer From Arlanda FlixBus has stops in Arlanda airport…

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Autumn Special Tasting Cruises in Stockholm

Cruceros gastronómicos en Estocolmo en el MS Gustavsberg VII

Stockholm has many options to enjoy gastronomic cruises and other boat trips and tours on Lake Mälaren and the Baltic Sea. Now in autumn it is also possible to enjoy special tasting cruises in collaboration with a famous Swedish chef. Themed Tasting Cruises in Stockholm The cook Malin Söderström is…

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Dinner and Music Cruises in Stockholm

Crucero por Estocolmo al atardecer Foto: Magnus Rietz

Would you fancy a boat tour in the Stockholm archipelago with your partner, family or friends? On top of the typical tourist boat tours, you can now get to know Stockholm thanks to cruises with dinner and music on board. These below are two of the possibilities available during the summer months…

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Top 5 Tips for Eating Out in Stockholm

Cuenta de restaurante en Estocolmo, Suecia Foto: @laserloeken / twitter

I bring you a series of tips for eating out in Stockholm. They are also applicable to eating out in restaurants all over Sweden but the capital and large cities tend to be more expensive. These tips are for those who do not plan to spend much money on food.…

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Gastronomic cruises in Stockholm

Crucero a Drottningholm Foto: strö

If you travel to Stockholm at Easter or between March and October in addition to the typical recommended boat trips I want to talk about other gastronomic cruises that sail through the waters of the city and that may interest you. These are some of the special boat tours available…

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Concerts at the Gröna Lund Amusement Park in Stockholm

Gröna Lund al atardecer Foto: Marko T Wramén

Gröna Lund is an amusement park located on the island of Djurgården in Stockholm that also offers concerts and other musical events during the summer season from May to September. In 2019 the concerts featuring Swedish and international artists confirmed to date are the following. Concerts in Gröna Lund in…

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Tips & Tricks to Discover Stockholm on a Budget

Vista de Estocolmo desde un helicóptero - Foto: Henrik Trygg /

For the average tourist Stockholm might seem an expensive city. This is my personal guide with tips and tricks to discover Stockholm on a budget. Keep reading to save some money while visiting the capital of Sweden. With this guide you will learn how to get to the city center…

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From Arlanda Aiport to Stockholm Ports of Calls

Puertos de Värtahamnen y Frihamnen al noreste de Estocolmo Foto: Ports of Stockholm

More and more visitors arrive to Stockholm for a cruise on the Baltic Sea and that is why I want you to know how to get from Arlanda Airport to the different ports of calls in the city like Frihamnen, Stadsgården where boats to Finland depart from, Värtahamnen or the…

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Summer 2019 Tourism Job Offer in Stockholm

Stockholm Under The Bridges una excursión de Strömma

Are you looking for a summer job in Stockholm in 2019? Sightseeing leader company Strömma offering boat tours in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö as well as many other activities for tourists like hop-on hop-off busses or tasting cruises, is looking for product sellers for the 2019 summer season. The Ticket…

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Stockholm 10 Most Booked Hotels in 2018

Habitación Superior en el Stallmästaregården de Solna, Estocolmo

I thought of writing about Stockholm’s 10 most booked hotels in 2018 by readers of my website because it can help others to choose accommodation for a trip to the capital of Sweden. Moreover I will also add some info on the possible reasons why these hotels top the lists…

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Stockholm Metro Schedule During Christmas

T de tunnelbana - el metro de Estocolmo Foto: Israel Ubeda /

As many of you are going to visit Stockholm at Christmas or around New Year I want to write about the schedule for the underground and bus network and what you can expect if you use public transport on those days. Metro in Stockholm: Christmas and New Year Sunday  Dec.…

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My 5+1 Favorite Hotels in Stockholm

Scandic Grand Central - un céntrico hotel en Estocolmo Foto:

Choosing a suitable hotel before a trip is always a delicate moment. I want to share with you this list with 5 of my favorite hotels in Stockholm which are the best I’ve stayed at during the years I’ve been traveling to Sweden and Stockholm. In the end I added…

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Promo Code to Buy Your Go City Stockholm Pass

If you are planning to buy the Go City Stockholm Pass tourist visitor card and want to save some money when purchasing it online there are two options available that can be helpful. The first option is using the discounts available on the official website. With these discounts you get…

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10 Things to Do in Stockholm in December

Vista de Estocolmo nevada Foto: Ola Ericson /

If you are thinking of visiting Stockholm in December be it during Christmas or around New Year’s Eve or not these are ten things you should not miss during your visit to the capital of Sweden. By the way, if you are planning to get the Stockholm Pass tourist visitor…

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Enjoy a Luxurious Christmas Buffet in Stockholm

Restaurante Matbaren de Mathias Dahlgren en Estocolmo Foto: Magnus Mårding

If you are planning a trip to Stockholm in December to visit the city and its Christmas markets you should not forget to taste the gastronomic tradition par excellence: the Christmas table (julbord) in Swedish, that is, a buffet table with many types of fish and meat dishes. It is…

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The 10 Most Popular Places to Visit in Stockholm

Vistas desde la torre del ayuntamiento de Estocolmo Foto: Yanan Li

Stockholm is a city with many tourist attractions and must-see places. If you travel to Stockholm for a few days you will have plenty of time to visit the ten most important places that in my opinion are the following … 1. The Vasa Museum The warship Vasa sank the…

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15 Free Museums to Visit in Stockholm

Exterior del Moderna museet de Estocolmo Foto: © Åsa Lundén / Moderna Museet

Stockholm has more than 70 museums which makes it one of the cities in the world with the highest ratio of museums per capita. Read below about fifteen museums in the capital of Sweden that are totally free for visitors. 1. National Museum of Sweden The National Museum of Sweden…

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What to Do And See in Stockholm in August

Vista de Estocolmo Foto: Israel Úbeda /

If you plan to visit Stockholm in August you would probably like to know what to do and see and what events are highlighted during this summer month. In this article I examine some of the special things happening during your tourist visit in Stockholm so that you can plan…

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12 City Walks & Guided Tours in Stockholm

Visitas guiadas gratis a Gamla Stan en Estocolmo Foto: Israel Úbeda /

Let me tell you about 12 different city walks and guided visits to enjoy in Stockholm as a tourist. There are both theme-based visits about art, gastronomy, architecture or on the roofs of some buildings and city walks in Gamla Stan, Stockholm’s Old Town, or the hipster island of Södermalm,…

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Beware of Pickpocketers in Stockholm

Multitud tomando algo en Skansen, Estocolmo Foto: Israel Úbeda /

I am writing this article while we are still in Sweden enjoying our one-month long summer roadtrip in the country. Right now we are 60 km north of Gothenburg in Sweden’s West Coast. I do not want to scare you when you visit Stockholm but it is true that lately…

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Skiing in the Center of Stockholm

Familia esquiando en Hammarbybacken, Estocolmo, con el Globen al fondo Foto: Skistar

Did you know that during your winter trip to Stockholm you may enjoy some skiing in the city center? Well, now you know. Hammarbybacken is the place and it is located on the opposite shore of the southern part of Södermalm Island in the south of Stockholm. So you are…

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Should You Buy The Go City Stockholm Tourist Pass?

Turismo por Estocolmo con o sin la Stockholm Pass Foto: Israel Úbeda /

I have already written about buying the Stockholm Pass, the tourist city card that grants you free entry to many sights and attractions in Stockholm, and everything it delivers. However a common question in the Spanish version of the article is: “Is the Stockholm Pass always worth buying?” After years…

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Top 24 Free Things to Do in Stockholm

Las coloridas casas de la plaza Stortorget en Gamla Stan, Estocolmo - Foto: Israel Úbeda /

If you are visiting Stockholm on a budget and do not want to spend your money recklessly there are some things you can do besides planning a low-cost visit to the capital of Scandinavia and using the worthy Stockholm Pass tourist visitor card (which you can buy with a discount…

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Your Guide to Public Transport in Stockholm

El tunnelbana o metro de Estocolmo de camino a Gamla Stan Foto: Israel Ubeda /

Let me explain you how to travel by public transport when visiting Stockholm, travelcards and prices and how to get around by underground, commuter trains, trams, buses and boats as there have been some modifications that simplified the system but still can be tricky for tourists visiting Stockholm. Let’s get…

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Buy Your Go City Stockholm Tourist Visitor Pass

The Go City Stockholm tourist visitor pass will allow you to discover over 45 attractions and sights in the capital of Sweden and make the most out of your money and your stay in Stockholm. In this article I will tell you in detail which attractions, museums and sights you…

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Best Things To See and Do in the High Coast of Sweden

The High Coast of Sweden: high expectations, high satisfaction. This is how I would briefly summarize my summer trip through this picturesque Swedish region. For many years I had this destination, known in Swedish as Höga Kusten, on my bucket list of places that I had not yet had the…

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9 Newest Hotels to Book in Sweden

The Swedish hotel industry continues to grow both in the number of hotels in the country and in overnight stays without taking into account the obvious decline due to the pandemic. New and better hotel projects continue to be implemented and allow tourists to book all kinds of rooms and…

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Tips for a Winter Trip in Lapland

Paisaje nevado de la Laponia sueca

After our week-long trip to Lapland to see the Northern Lights I have been able to learn some interesting things that I summarize here as tips that can help you when preparing your own winter trip. Lapland, which Lapland? Lapland extends through the northern part of Norway, Sweden, Finland and a bit…

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A Trip to See Northern Lights in Sweden

La Laponia sueca Ilustración de Lisa Wallin / Meramedia

We are already planning our next trip to see Northern Lights in Sweden, traveling specifically to Swedish Lapland. While in summer 2018 we spent a month visiting places in the south and center of Sweden in February 2020 we will be one week – from February 2 to 9 –…

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Black Friday Deals for Visiting Sweden

This article is devoted to several Black Friday and Black Week deals and other longer term offers available for you who plan to visit Sweden soon. With these deals you could save some money on your hotel or camping stay, visiting attractions or taking boat tours in Stockholm and Gothenburg.…

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The Best Christmas Markets in Gothenburg

Every year the City ​​of Christmas in Sweden, Gothenburg, starts the celebrations in mid-November. The popular Christmas markets are accompanied by other special events such as the Lucia Concerts, the choral carols of the famous den sjungande julgranen, a living Christmas “tree” made up of local singers, or the millions…

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Christmas Cruises in Gothenburg’s Archipelago

Crucero de Navidad por el archipiélago de Gotemburgo Foto:

Gothenburg is a city that I love in December. Not only are there Christmas markets waiting for your visit and many other things to do during Christmas but it is also fully lit with millions of light bulbs. As in Stockholm in Gothenburg it is also possible to take cruises…

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Visit Gothenburg and The West Coast of Sweden in 7 days

El pueblecito pescador de Hunnebostrand en Suecia Foto: Israel Ubeda /

This is an autumn getaway I made to Gothenburg and the West Coast of Sweden in the region known as Bohuslän which extends to the Norwegian border. In this article I go into detail about beautiful locations and interesting places, historic villages like Kungälv, islands like Marstrand or Smögen, and…

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Rules for Parking Your Car in Sweden

Señal de aparcamiento en Suecia Foto: Israel Úbeda /

Are you thinking of traveling in Sweden by car? In this article I want to explain the rules and regulations on parking and show you the most common parking signs that you will find to avoid you being fined. During our one-month long car holidays through Sweden we had to…

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2019: A Great Year to Visit Sweden

Kayaking en el archipiélago de Estocolmo Foto: Henrik Trygg /

The year 2019 offers a very good opportunity to visit Sweden for all of you who want to travel to the Scandinavian country for the first time or spend yet another holidays on the Nordic country. Sweden is still trending as a tourist destination and a proof of this is…

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Travel by Bus in Sweden

Autobus de Vy por una carretera sueca

Sweden is an excellent country to travel by public transportation like train or bus. If you want to travel between two Swedish cities during your holidays without a rental car I strongly advise you to do it by bus. Why Traveling by Bus in Sweden There are several reasons that…

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Top 3 Campings in Sweden for Families with Kids

Zona de Norrviken en el campig Daftö Resort en Suecia

More than 60,000 Swedish families have voted to choose the best campsites in the country within the Stora Barnsemester Awards 2019. The category ‘Best camping for families with kids’ started in 2012 and the winner of this year is the Daftö Resort campsite. 1. Daftö Resort in Strömstad Repeating its…

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Top 10 Haute Cuisine Restaurants in Sweden in 2019

Comida preparada en Fäviken Magasinet en Järpen, Jämtland, Suecia Foto: Erik Olsson

The Swedish publication White Guide has compiled the best haute cuisine restaurants in Sweden for the year 2019. The selection has been made among more than 700 restaurants across the country. Among the ten best restaurants there are four located in Stockholm, one in Gothenburg, one in Malmö and the…

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Book Accommodation in Sweden’s Best Hotel for 2019

Upper House y Gothia Towers hotel en Gotemburgo

Tripadvisor’s ‘Traveler’s Choice Awards’, the best awards from the Massachussets company, which are based on the opinions of millions of travelers from around the world, have once again chosen the best hotel in Sweden and the award didn’t go to a luxury hotel in Stockholm* but in Gothenburg. Upper House…

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Top 10 Winter Activities in Sweden

Paisaje de la costa oeste de Suecia en invierno Foto: Roger Borgelid

More and more people are joining the trend of spending winter holidays abroad. In Sweden you will find many winter activities to do as a solo-traveller as a couple or as a family. This is a selection of ten activities in different regions of the country. 1. Ice skating Did…

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Visit the Norrköping Light Festival in December

Norrköping celebra su festival de luces Foto: Musikservice AB/Upplev Norrköping

On November 29, 2019, a new edition of the Norrköping Light Festival begins its yearly mission of lighting up the streets of this city in the county of Östergötland during some of the darkest months. The festival lasts until January 31, 2020. Norrköping Light Festival At the Norrköping Light Festival…

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Interactive Map with Destinations in Sweden

Los 21 condados de Suecia

If you are planning a trip to Sweden and do not know the country you can use this interactive map showing the 21 counties in Sweden and their capitals and click on your preferred destination to access my articles about what to see and do in the area. I will…

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Christmas Markets to Visit in Malmö in 2022

Navidad en la plaza Gustav Adolf en Malmö Foto: Werner Nystrand

If you are visiting Malmö during Christmas season or in the beginning of December you should check several Christmas markets and other Christmas activities around the city. These are some of them. Christmas Market in Gustav Adolf Square Central Gustav Adolf Square hosts a Christmas market and other related events…

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Sleep in a Tree Hut in Dalarna, Sweden

Näsets Marcusgård Supermåne. una cabaña en los árboles de Dalarna, Suecia Foto:

Can you imagine sleeping in a tree house in the middle of the forest or a few meters high between the treetops? In Sweden it is now also possible in the Dalarna region less than 3 hours away from Stockholm. In Furudal near Lake Siljan, the area of Dalarna where…

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Visit These Christmas Markets in Sigtuna in 2022

Parada del mercado navidad de Sigtuna Foto:

Planning to visit Stockholm for Christmas? You should also plan a daytrip to visit Sigtuna located some 45 km (28 mi) away from the capital and reachable by public transportation. There are some nice Christmas markets, both in outdoor and indoor locations, and cozy places in this wonderful town. If…

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Contact me

You can reach me by email at israel /dot/ ubeda /at/ gmail /dot/ com or much better on twitter or instagram. If you want to know more about me and how I started this project of letting others know about Sweden as a country and tourist destination feel free to…

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Rent a Car in Sweden with Hertz

Nuestro Volvo V40 alquilado en colaboración con Hertz en Malmö Foto: Israel Úbeda /

This is my second time traveling by car in Sweden with a rental car from Hertz I cannot say anything but positive things about them. Last year I was traveling for 5 days with a couple of journalists visiting Gothenburg and West Sweden in a famtrip organized by Gothenburg’s Tourist…

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Follow Our Roadtrip Through Sweden on Instagram

Carretera en Suecia Foto: Jerker Andersson /

Today marks the starting point for our adventurous One-month Long Roadtrip Through Southern and Central Sweden. If you are looking for inspiration for your next summer holidays in Sweden or you want to know new places, locations and landscapes follow us on Instagram and leave us your comments, questions and…

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How to Travel by Public Transport in Malmö and Scania

Skånetrafiken, la manera de viajar en transporte público en Malmö y Escania, la manera de viajar en transporte público en Malmö y Escania

While preparing how to travel by public transport in Scania and Malmö for our next trip, a one-month long radtrip by car in Sweden, I have seen the different options available for getting around in Malmö and through the whole county of Scania. The better option for tourists is the…

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A One-Month Long Fly & Drive Holidays In Sweden

Viaje a Suecia 2018 - Ruta de un mes en coche por el sur y el centro de Suecia

Some days ago we were discussing with my wife that we are going to plan a one-month long fly & drive holidays in Sweden this summer as it happens to be a good year for traveling to the country (among other things the Swedish crown is undervalued against the dollar,…

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Go City Gothemburg Pass – Attractions & Prices

Gothenburg Pass, tu tarjeta para visitar Gotemburgo Foto: Israel Úbeda /

The Go City Gothenburg is the tourist city pass to visit Gothenburg saving money when visiting museums and other attractions. Its counterpart in the east coast of Sweden is the successful Go City Stockholm pass which is available in the capital of Sweden. Occasionally you can buy your Go City…

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The 15 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Sweden

La ídilica costa de Bohuslän al norte de Gotemburgo Foto: Per Pixel Petersson /

Every year Swedes have the chance to vote and choose the most beautiful places in Sweden as well as many other aspects of their daily life, their society and its way of working. This data gets compiled in a study called Samhällsbarometern or The Society’s Barometer. Many of us like…

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The 10 Most Visited Tourist Attractions in Sweden

Kulturhuset en Estocolmo en Navidad una de las atracciones más visitadas - Foto: Cecilia Larsson Lantz /

The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth (Tillväxverket) presents every year a list about the 10 most visited tourist attractions in Sweden. I thought of sharing them with you who are planning to visit Sweden. Also don’t forget to check my article about the 15 most beautiful places in…

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