Posts Tagged ‘ Sweden ’

Travel with strangers

Oct 12th, 2019 | By

All the tips and advice you need to travel on your own terms

Seven weird and wonderful spirits from around the world

May 25th, 2019 | By

Explore the exciting world of spirits with Lonely Planet The verdict is in: now is an exciting time to be a spirit drinker. Not so long ago, being a fan of liquor meant your go-to drink was a G&T, a rum and coke or a whisky on the rocks, rather than a beer or glass of wine. But times they are a-changing. The explosion of craft distilleries in the past five years has transformed the global spirits (and cocktails) landscape. This is in no small
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Disgusting food has its own museum

Nov 2nd, 2018 | By

To challenge people’s perceptions of food is one of the reasons for the opening of a new museum in Sweden say the organisers. The Disgusting Food Museum only has eighty different items but would all of us find them disgusting?

Meet Trainy McTrainface

Jul 20th, 2017 | By

It goes to show that sometimes the general public can be a sandwich short of a picnic or, to put it a little bluntly, daft.

The best places to visit in Europe in 2017

May 29th, 2017 | By

Europe is a treasure trove of incredible travel experiences, which can make deciding where to go a challenging task. Thankfully Lonely Planet’s travel experts have been on the case to bring you the best spots to add to your bucket list for 2017.

The Jokkmokk Winter Festival

Jan 26th, 2017 | By

Although the festival lasts just those few days, is it any wonder that Lapland is being a weekend break destination.

Where the experts holiday: Jini Reddy, travel author

Oct 3rd, 2016 | By

Jini Reddy, author of Wild Times – a new title showcasing extraordinary experiences connecting with nature around Britain – talks travel

What’s hot: April 2016

Apr 2nd, 2016 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world right now

What’s hot: January 2016

Dec 31st, 2015 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world

Best new openings

Nov 17th, 2015 | By

Be the first kid on your block to see these brand new attractions, all slated to throw open their doors by 2016.

Swedish snacking – a culinary journey from south to north

Sep 13th, 2015 | By

Sweden, Europe’s fifth largest country, extends over 1,000 miles from south to north. Anna Maria Espsäter takes on an epic journey from Skåne to Lapland to sample the nation’s cuisine.

What’s hot: September 2015

Aug 30th, 2015 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now…

Where the experts holiday: Roland Svensson

Sep 9th, 2014 | By
Svensson in front of The Sarojin

Roland Svensson moved to Bangkok. He has worked in hotels and resorts all over the Far East and is currently the general manager of The Sarojin in Thailand.

Swede dreams in Gothenburg

Oct 3rd, 2013 | By

Often caught in Stockholm’s shadow, clean, green Gothenburg – with its car free islands, cafe society and culture (think theatres, museums and Michelin starred restaurants) – also rewards a visit. Here are five things you must do in Sweden’s second city

The best of Stockholm archipelago

Sep 19th, 2013 | By

Anna-Maria leaves Stockholm to explore some of the 30,000 islands that are in the archipelago that stretches for over a hundred miles off the Swedish capital.

Where the experts holiday: Lidiya De, relationship manager at The Royal Horseguards Hotel

Jun 16th, 2013 | By

Lidiya De, relationship manager at The Royal Horseguards Hotel, talks travel

ABBA: The Museum

May 7th, 2013 | By

Today’s the day that the museum devoted to the Swedish group opens on an island called Djurgaarden in Stockholm.

Stockholm in spring: a walking tour of the Swedish capital

Apr 27th, 2013 | By

Stockholm, often nicknamed Venice of the North, is quite as pretty as its Italian counterpart, far less pungent and most certainly not about to sink. Anna Maria Espsäter roams the city in search of perfect places to enjoy springtime in the Swedish capital

The Conran Shop launches ‘Holiday Shop’

Apr 2nd, 2013 | By

Forget the cold and check out the Conran Shop’s new holiday collection

Exploring Eurovision Host City Malmö, Sweden’s Green City

Mar 18th, 2013 | By

Malmö will be in the spotlight this spring as Eurovision mania takes over the city. Anna Maria Espsäter takes a sneak peek at the city’s sights in the run-up to the song contest which will be held two months from today

Time out in Tampere

Feb 18th, 2013 | By

For a Finnish short break with a difference, the city of Tampere provides a great mix of wintry culture and nature with its fascinating museums and scenic lakeside location, writes Anna Maria Espsater

Does the topping batter?

Feb 12th, 2013 | By

Today is Shrove Tuesday – aka the time to indulge in a pancake or five. Cathrene has some suggestions on how to create the perfect pancake

Where in the world is Värmland (and why go there?)

Jan 21st, 2013 | By

The county of Värmland in western Sweden, situated only two hours from Oslo airport in Norway, is surprisingly easily reached from the UK, yet still this scenic part of the world remains little known to the British public, says Anna Maria Epsater

Spotlight on Helsingbord

Dec 27th, 2012 | By

Helsingborg is a charming corner of Sweden, says Patricia Cleveland Peck

CD-Traveller’s travel highlights and trends

Dec 16th, 2012 | By

The CD-Traveller team share their favourite 2012 travel experiences and look at the top spots for 2013

Where to ski in Europe this season

Dec 11th, 2012 | By

As ski enthusiasts look to the new season, Anna Maria Espsater tells us everything we need to know about Europe’s ski scene

Lapland, skiing and the man with a dream

Nov 3rd, 2012 | By

Anna-Marie explains why there is no better place to experience both aurora borealis and winter pursuits than Swedish Lapland, home to the original Ice Hotel and several pristine ski resorts.

Suffolk & Sweden share the spotlight

Sep 7th, 2012 | By

While Suffolk and Sweden may be separated by the North Sea, the two areas share many similarities, particularly in their landscape, heritage and environment