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Category Archive: Sweden

Citytrip: Lakeside relaxation in Östersund, Sweden

Östersund is a beautiful city, but also the capital of the province Jämtland (Sweden). During my backpack trip, I stayed for a couple of weeks in different places around Östersund. I had often… Continue reading

Travel video: Hiking trail to the top of Åreskutan, Sweden.

Åreskutan, one of the better-known mountains in Sweden with a height of 1420 metres, is located in central Sweden. The mountain features the largest ski resort area in Sweden. During my backpack trip through Sweden, I… Continue reading

Cruising to Finland within 22 hours

As I walked by many harbors in Stockholm and was fascinated by the amazingly looking cruise ships, I  decided to make a cruise during my stay. After collecting some information via the locals,… Continue reading

Swedish Midsummer: herring, frog dance and schnapps.

If you ever find yourself in Sweden in the last Friday of June, then you are bound to encounter Midsummer: a celebration where Swedes worship the sun. It is the longest day of… Continue reading

Uniquely scenic hiking trails to the top of Åreskutan, Sweden.

As the warm weather appeared in Sweden, the decision was easily made to go for a hike in the amazingly untouched nature of Sweden. Sweden has an amazing and unique scenic hiking trails… Continue reading