10 Travel Dreams

10 Travel Dreams

I found this list or challenge or whatever you call it on Jossus Travel Pics and thought it would be fun to do! Event: Since all my social media feeds are filled with ads with Christmas Markets in countries like Poland and the Chech Republic I have to say that. Home country: I’ve really been longing for a hike in Abisko and was sooo close to booking a train trip there this summer! I decided to wait a year with…

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Wieliczka Salt Mine – Kraków, Poland

Wieliczka Salt Mine – Kraków, Poland

This excursion is sponsored by EnjoyPolen.com One of the biggest tourist attractions in Kraków is the Wieliczka Salt Mine. During my trip to Poland with my mother and my grandmother this summer, I had the opportunity to visit the salt mine with a Swedish speaking guide from EnjoyPolen. I’m not a typical organized mass tourist (read more about the different travel types here) but I have to admit that it was so convenient to be picked up outside our hotel and…

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Travel Diary: Oskarshamn

Travel Diary: Oskarshamn

With this blog post, I’m finally done with all the travel diaries from this summer! It took some time, but this means that I finally can focus on publishing the “fun” blog post with tips and things. Those are the ones I enjoy writing the most, but I have to say that in a year when I look back, I always find the travel diaries more fun to read, haha. What do you enjoy reading the most, travel diaries or…

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Autumn Markets in Stockholm 2019

Autumn Markets in Stockholm 2019

It’s freezing in the mornings and I’ve got my first cold and that can only mean one thing – autumn is here. I’ve got mixed emotions about the autumn since it’s a season I both love (cozy sweaters, candlelight and millions of cups of tea!) and hate (wet, cold and dark!) in the same time. I do believe everything in life gets better with a positive mindset so this year I’m totally going to embrace all the great things about…

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Travel Throwback Thursday: Abu Dhabi 2012

Travel Throwback Thursday: Abu Dhabi 2012

I haven’t done a Travel Throwback Thursday in ages so I thought it was time to do one today! Let’s look back at that cruise trip I did around the United Arab Emirates back in 2012 when I also visited Dubai, Fujairah, and Muscat in Oman. In this post, we focus on the stop in Abu Dhabi which is the biggest emirate of the seven emirates and is also the United Arab Emirates capital. We didn’t spend more than a…

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Travel Diary: Leksand

Travel Diary: Leksand

I spent exactly 3 minutes at home after Gotland before it was time to go on my next trip! I got home, switched bags and then jumped into my parents’ car and drove to Leksand with them and my boyfriend. We have visited Leksand every summer for as long as I can remember since there’s a varpa competition there we really like to compete in, and that was the reason we went to Leksand this year as well. Here’s what…

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Rosendals Trädgårdskafé – Stockholm, Sweden

Rosendals Trädgårdskafé – Stockholm, Sweden

I’ve had this post as a draft for three months so I think it’s time to publish it now, haha. This is a place you can’t miss in Stockholm during summertime, but it’s great all year round! It’s a garden located on the island Djurgården in the central part of Stockholm and it has a great greenhouse with a café inside. The island Djurgården has been in possession by the crown since the 15th century and there is a castle…

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Travel Diary: Gotland Day 3 & 4

Travel Diary: Gotland Day 3 & 4

DAY 3 After a night which had not offered enough sleep, we headed out for our last full day at Medletidsveckan on Gotland. We started the day with hanging around the medieval market and watched some of the shows in the area with everything from air acrobatics to humans swallowing fire. During the tournament the night before there was a jester group called Narrarna which performed and as I mentioned in the travel diary, I laughed so hard. I saw…

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Travel Diary: Gotland Day 2

Travel Diary: Gotland Day 2

DAY 2 We started our second day at Gotland during Medeltidsveckan with dressing up in our medieval outfits and head to the ruin Helge And to listen to a lecture about female warriors during medieval time. Such a great lecture and I was really pleased to be able to go into Helge And which usually is locked. The view from the top of the tower was just amazing! After the lecture, we walked to the medieval market area in the…

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Travel Diary: Kraków Day 4

Travel Diary: Kraków Day 4

We have reached the travel diary from my last day in Kraków! We only had a couple of hours before the taxi was picking us up so we decided to only stay in Kazimierz, the old Jewish quarters were we had stayed during our visit Poland. This was probably my favorite part of Kraków since it felt genuine, no tourist shops or big brands like Starbucks or H&M anywhere. Just small stores with one of a kind items and so…

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