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Posts from the ‘Sweden’ Category

The Travel Disappointments of 2014

Travel isn't all rainbows and sunny skies. Our travel disappointments in 2014 - yes, the aurora borealis is one of them.

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Our Top 7 Travel Moments of 2014

This year seemed to pass in the blink of an eye, but not before we squeezed in a few visits far from home base. Our 2014 travel highlights.

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The Breakdown: Stockholm

A breakdown of our travels in Stockholm, including budget, transportation and attraction tips.

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Is it Really Possible to Visit Stockholm on a Backpacker Budget?

Even though we didn't visit Stockholm on a budget, I couldn't help but assess the city to see if it was actually possible to visit the city on a backpacker budget...

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The Warship Vasa: A Glorious Disaster

In the 17th Century, during Sweden's stormaktstiden, or Age of Greatness, King Gustavus Adolphus commissioned the building of five warships...

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To Fika or Not to Fika

In Sweden, the coffee break, is a national pastime. It's so important that it even has it's very own word: FIKA.

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3 Surprising Things about Stockholm

Stockholm is often called the most appealing city in Scandinavia, and it's easy to see why.

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Our 2014 Travel Resolutions

From dogsledding in Norway to road-tripping in Canada.... what do we have planned for 2014?

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