Books inspired by Sweden
Our hand-picked selection of books to get you in the mood to travel
A well-written and humorous book giving an insight into Scandinavia, its people and the enviably simpler Nordic ways and culture. It covers five countries including Iceland and will have you wanting to move to one of them!
Sweden Blog posts
From the UK's most popular travel bloggers
1st December 2020 by PommieTravelsDishes and products to try on a visit to Sweden
There’s no better way to get to the heart of a country than by breaking bread. We all have diverging interests, but we all have to eat. For many, food is more than just fuel – it’s a cultural experience. Sweden is no different. From waffles to meatballs, the meals mentioned below occupy a special place in the hearts of many Swedes. Let’s discover each of them together....
9th December 2019 by Budget TravellerPerfect day trip from Stockholm: Drottningholm Palace
After North Sealand Denmark and Falun, Stockholm was the third stop on our UNESCO World Heritage Journeys of Europe roadtrip. It was our first time in the city and to say that we were pretty excited would be an understatement. The first thing that you appreciate about this city is the feeling of being surrounded by water on all sides. I can’t think of a modern capital in Western Europe that has the same feeling of freedom and tranquility. Spread across 14 islands, we discover a city that is a...
4th December 2019 by Budget TravellerFalun: The Swedish town you’ve never heard of that changed the history of the world
After 7 years I’m heading back to Sweden on a long but pleasant 8 hour train journey from Copenhagen. Our destination? The 31st biggest town in Sweden. Falun. A tiny dot on the map of Sweden, 223 kms northwest of Stockholm, not too far from the border with Norway, Falun is the capital of the ancient medieval Swedish kingdom of Dalarna, referred to as the ‘Swedish dales’ thanks to its scenic hills, valleys and beautiful lakes. Some of the town’s most noteworthy cultural exports are the...
3rd May 2020 by PommieTravelsUnique luxury experiences in Scandinavia
Scandinavia is a group of countries located in the northern part of Europe. Travellers can often overlook Finland, Norway, and Sweden because they think there’s nothing more than snow and ice up there. Though that’s true in the winter, the summer months are just as hot as most of the rest of Europe. And, anyway, what’s wrong with a little winter getaway?...