This is exactly how I imagined Sweden to be: pretty, red-painted wooden houses with proper, white windows with crochet curtains blocking the view of the interior. But blooming cherry trees and wild violets attract our attention.
Grimsnäs Herrgard consists of several buildings that the current owners Mia and Sune Markmann are lovingly and enthusiastically restoring and preparing for their guests. Simply but lovingly furnished rooms are offered in the main building and in a neighboring building.
Swedish rag rugs as a souvenir? We wanted to find out what typical souvenirs from Sweden are. The first thing that came to mind was furniture and design. Swedish design is known for cool shapes, colors and straight lines.
Did you know that a Smaland-style cheesecake takes seven hours to finish? No? We were surprised too. We were invited to Stella Nilsson's farm near Braas in Smaland.
Aboard the MS Juno on a Göta Canal cruise. The canal connects Gothenburg with Stockholm. We were traveling across Sweden on the oldest registered passenger ship in the world. An experience that is second to none.
Danish crown jewels in Rosenborg Castle They are impressive. Danish crown jewels in Copenhagen should be a part of every visit to this city. But actually they weren't even on our sightseeing program for the capital of Denmark. We came to Rosenborg Castle by chance, which houses the crown jewels of the Danish royal family. The reason for this was a bike race that took place during [...]
At the VOX Hotel in Jönköping, the guest is important. We feel this in our luxury suite, during our tour of the hotel and during the meals we eat in the hotel restaurant. The guest should feel comfortable and find exactly the right room for their needs.
Candy canes from Gränna in Sweden - in the small town of Gränna, right on the shores of Lake Vättern, there is one candy store after the other. They all continue the legacy of "Aunt Amalia", a widow who had to support her child after the sudden death of her husband.
DFDS Seaways Cruise Copenhagen - Oslo You don't necessarily need a car for a DFDS Seaways Cruise from Copenhagen to Oslo. You can park it at the DFDS Terminal Copenhagen. If you plan to stay in Oslo for several days, you can get along well without a car. Everything is within easy walking distance - hotels, restaurants, the ferry and [...]
In the south-east of Smaland Sweden there is a region whose soil consists mainly of hard rock on which thick forests grow. There is a lot of that in Glasriket in Smaland. There are a total of 12 glass factories in the Smaland Kingdom of Crystal.