Somewhere in Stockholm

Sweden travel stories

Sweden in January

January 22-27 Kiruna Snow Festival In the end of january each year the Snow festival takes place in Kiruna. During Wednesday to Saturday the Snow Sculpting Competion will be held. The competition this year have the status as Open Swedish Championship. The grande snow...

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A New Year’s Travel Resolution

All good travel starts with an idea. And what's a more comfortable way to gather those ideas than armchair traveling with In The Know Traveler? To get your adventures started, let In The Know Traveler and a list put together by the United Nations help. While the...

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News From Sweden

Diverse exhibitions, a regional event that opens artists' studios to curious visitors, a new hotel, and a huge EuroPride event are among the new tourism related developments in Sweden for 2008. Those with a gourmet palate as well as connoisseurs of fine wine will...

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Kiruna’s Ice Hotel

Darkness fills the room. Lying completely still in your sleeping bag you listen to the silence. Or rather, the sounds of silence. What you hear is barely audible "“ an abstract, minimalist concert. Dry and frosty little creaking noises. A sudden snapping...

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Biking Stockholm (video podcast)

There is nothing better than an interview after several hours of bike riding around Stockholm, Sweden. Fortunately, I had a pro to work with. In this interview segment, Tina Brännström of Stockholm Visitors Board helps me get to know Stockholm a little better and...

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Sweden Travels Podcast

Recently, our editor Devin from In the Know Traveler was on location in Denmark and Sweden, and managed to capture some great images on a new HD camera. Having been there before, he mentions what a clean, safe place it is, and how much he appreciates returning....

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Shopping in Sweden

Sweden has set the pace for modern design the world over. High-quality cutlery, china, sports equipment, textiles, handicrafts, furs, crystal, jewelry, silver, fine glassware, pottery, furniture, quality cars and mobile phones. Bargain hunting "“ look for the...

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Denmark and Sweden Here I Come

This Monday I will fly from Los Angeles, stopping in Chicago before landing in Stockholm, Sweden. I will take in the sites of Stockholm, both great and small before continuing to Copenhagen, Denmark. It has been years since I have been in either country -- not by...

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“Explorations” to the Norwegian Fjords

New York, NY, April 2007 -- Two new tours, the six-day "St. Petersburg Express" and seven-day "Scandinavian Capitals," have been added to Norwegian Coastal Voyage's new "Explorations" program of short vacations. Whether combined with a cruise along the...

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Celebrate a Swedish Christmas

From rosy-cheeked ice skaters in the parks, to warm, mulled wine (glögg) served at cafés and Christmas markets, to the golden glow of candles on a Lucia crown, Christmas in Sweden fills visitors with a sense of joy and well-being. Join us for a season of traditional...

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Icelandair New Destination for 2007

Icelandair Increases Flights And Announces New Destinations For 2007 Columbia, MD, October 12, 2006 - Icelandair will begin service to Bergen, Norway, with 3 flights a week and to Gothenburg, Sweden, with 2 flights a week and offer 4 flights a week from Halifax,...

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Autumn and Winter Events in Sweden

The harvest festival on the island of Öland Gothenburg cubed: Picasso, acrobatic and in love, on show for a limited period From 7 August to 3 December, Pablo Picasso's early work, looking at acrobats, families and love, will be shown at Gothenburg's Museum of...

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