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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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Bucket List – Autumn 2019

Bucket List – Autumn 2019

As I mentioned yesterday, I’m back in school again. That if something marks the end of the summer and the beginning of the autumn, so I thought it would be fun doing an autumn bucket list! I read a study that it’s easier to achieve your goals if you write them down, and since I managed to do so much on my summer bucket list I hope this list can contribute to an awesome autumn for me. Here are some…

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The Summer of 2019

The Summer of 2019

I’m officially back in school so let’s have a look at where I’ve been this summer! I usually travel around Sweden during the summer (because let’s face it, Swedish summer is the best) and this year I’ve traveled more than ever! My goal was to be better at doing day trips to places close to Stockholm and that is one thing I’ve totally done this summer. Except for exploring more of Sweden, I also got to visit Poland for the…

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Travel Diary: Gotland Day 1

Travel Diary: Gotland Day 1

Let’s take a break from those heavy Auschwitz-posts by take a look at my second trip to Gotland this summer! During the first trip, I went there to have a vacation with my family and to compete in the Swedish Championship in varpa. That time we drove around pretty much the whole island, but this time it was completely different. This time I went there with my two friends Mimmi and Madeleine and we only stayed in Visby to be…

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Travel Diary: Kraków Day 3

Travel Diary: Kraków Day 3

The excursion to Auschwitz in this post is sponsored by EnjoyPolen.com DAY 3 Our third day in Kraków was going to be the most emotional one since we were going to Auschwitz. We got the opportunity to go there with a Swedish speaking guide from EnjoyPolen which were really great since nothing got lost in translation. We got off the bus and got informed where the bathroom was and where we could buy drinks, had a 15-minute break and then…

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Sharing Photos From Auschwitz

Sharing Photos From Auschwitz

During my visit to Kraków this summer, I went to Auschwitz. The decision to visit Auschwitz wasn’t hard for me, I have always thought of it as a place that you probably have to visit to really understand what happened there. My biggest dilemma before I got there though (being a travel blogger and all) was if I really should photograph my visit there. During a 5-year-period, more than a million human beings lost their lives to such unnecessary evil…

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Travel Diary: Gotland Day 10 & 11

Travel Diary: Gotland Day 10 & 11

DAY 10 I spent most of the day at the competition site for the Swedish Championships in varpa as the day before, but this time only as a spectator and not as a participant. They were competing in an individual discipline this day and Stina and I sat beside cheering for our fellow teammates. In the evening, we drove into Visby to get dinner at an Italian place called Isola Bella before taking a little stroll. I’ve said it about…

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Travel Diary: Kraków Day 2

Travel Diary: Kraków Day 2

The excursion to Wieliczka Salt Mine in this post is sponsored by EnjoyPolen.com DAY 2 Our second day in Kraków started quite early with us getting on a bus which was taking us to Wieliczka Salt Mine. It’s actually one of the first sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage list and I got the opportunity to visit it together with EnjoyPolen and got a really great tour with a Swedish speaking guide. I’m absolutely going to write more about the salt…

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