Weekend Away: Discovering Värmland
This cultural heartland 300km west of Stockholm is undeservedly overlooked by visitors to Sweden. Värmland-based Australian expat and travel writer Clarissa Hirst offers her suggestions for how to spend a weekend away here.
Day Trip: Gripsholms Slott
Lisa Ferland, the author of Knocked Up Abroad, takes you on a day trip to Gripsholms Slott, a royal castle on Lake Mälaren…
For Swedes summer means heading out of town to commune with nature. There are few better places in which to do this than the Stockholm archipelago, says writer Judi Lembke.
Stockholm’s Archipelago with Kids
If you’ve got kids in tow, here’s one of the best itineraries for three days around Stockholm’s archipelago with kids.
If you’ve got a weekend to spare, cruising is huge amongst locals and there are several Baltic cruises to Stockholm and from the city as well.
Weekend Away: Exploring Gothenburg
A scenic 3-4 hour train ride from Stockholm, Natalye Childress explores 10 things to do in Gothenburg during a weekend getaway.