Category Archives: Sweden

Sweden’s Little America

This summer I spent a few weeks living in Dalarna – a very quiet and traditional part of central Sweden. Or so I thought. After a few days there, I realised that strange things were happening beneath the very Swedish … Continue reading

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48 Hours in Malmö

Skirting the coastline in a fertile stretch of southern Sweden that was once controlled by the Danes, Malmö is far closer to Copenhagen than it is to Stockholm. More than 350 years have passed since the Swedes forced their neighbours … Continue reading

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Kiruna: the city that’s being moved

I’d heard rumours that somewhere in the far north of Sweden, a whole city was about to be knocked down and moved elsewhere. I wanted to find out more, so I took the night train from Gothenburg to the Arctic … Continue reading

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Gothenburg to Brännö

Got a spare day in Gothenburg and want to escape the city? Just jump on a number 11 tram bound for Saltholmen. From there, you can catch a ferry to one of the tiny islands that make up the Southern … Continue reading

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