During our 10th day in
I’ve been to Gothenburg at least 15 times before but I can honestly say that I haven’t really explored the city that well. Most of the times I’ve been there I’ve been on a transit, stayed all day at Liseberg or been at an event so I really wanted to explore as much as possible during this – which we also did!
We took an early bus from H
I have wanted to visit a restaurant called Kafé Magasinet since I saw it on Instagram a couple of years back so when we started talking about getting some breakfast, I knew exactly where to go. It was a 30-minute walk from the Palm House to the restaurant and I
Oh well, I had an amazing bagel with goat cheese and a carrot cake at Kafé M
Our “big goal” with the day was visiting the amusement park Liseberg which each year make spectacular decorations for Christmas, but they didn’t open for another hour so we had some time to kill when I saw an old fortress on a hill that I obviously had to visit. It used to be a prison but is now a popular wedding venue and the view of
After climbing the hill and we started to walk to Liseberg where we spent about two-three hours walking around looking at decorations, shopping some handcrafted things at the market, warming ourselves at every open fire and had a really great vegan dinner at one of the restaurants.
Some of the rides where open, but if I learned something after Halloween at Gröna Lund it’s that I don’t enjoy going on rides when it’s cold
Since we had been outside pretty much all day we had no motivation to stay at Liseberg after the sunset, no matter how beautiful the Christmas lights get after dark. Being cold is one of my least favorite things (trust me, I was wearing
The museum is called “Museum of World Culture” (Världskulturmuseet) and is a place that wants humans to feel home across borders and engage in a united future. One of their exhibits hit me really hard. It was one room filled with stories from refugees that had reached Sweden and everything they had been through on their way to get here. Horrible stories, but a way to really humanize the people of the refugee crisis.