A hazy January day offered a beautiful Sunday walk in the Velamsund nature reserve in Nacka. A place not only for hiking, but also for skating, skiing, swimming and horse riding.
Going to a spa usually means aromatic baths and plinking music. That doesn't usually mean bathing in beer. Welcome to the beer spa in the Czech Republic - a unique and truly relaxing experience!
Fertile Normandy is one of France's great food regions and many of the delicacies revolve around milk, apples and seafood. Here you have 11 gastronomic specialties from Normandy to try!
Christmas markets in the Czech Republic are the prelude to the Christmas celebration and a great opportunity to start shopping before Christmas. I have visited the Christmas market in Plzen and not only found a lot of goodies, but also an incredibly nice Christmas atmosphere.
When we visited Kalmar during the first Advent weekend of the year, we were greeted by a large number of lovely places to have coffee - both in and outside of town. Join my favorites!
Ivö klack is a nature reserve on a 134-meter-high primeval mountain on Skåne's largest island - Ivö. Hike in the present in the beech forest or travel 60 million years back in time and look for fossils in one of Sweden's fossil-richest places.
Historic Kalmar offers many attractions in a well-preserved city centre. Here you will find my 9 best tips on things to see and do!
Vineyard, restaurant and farm hotel all in one Ivöthe farm is thought of as a whole and locally grown, even about the wine! Come along to Sweden's smallest commercial vineyard.
In Stockholm you will find plenty of cozy Christmas markets that make the Christmas feeling increase by at least 100%. Here's the Christmas markets I have found for 2022. Have I missed any?
Are there resorts in Sweden? Yes! Newly opened Åhus Seaside offered a really cozy mini-weekend with both spa, great food and lots of fresh sea air.
At the mouth of the Seine lies the small medieval town of Honfleur with its beautiful harbor and unique silhouette. The town that became our favorite in Normandy.
Helsingborg is one of Sweden's most restaurant-dense cities and the city has plenty of really good places for the whole family! Here are my seven favorites for a nice hangout – everything from microbreweries to French bistros and coffee spots.
The whole Rucksack family (including the little dog) has travelled to Berlin with Snälltåget from Malmö. How did it work and what did we think of traveling by train to Germany?
What do you need to think about in order to really experience the best of Paris during a weekend? Here are my 10 best tips on everything from hotels to transfers and clothing!
Skåne is Sweden's most castle-dense landscape, and castle towers can be seen on the horizon almost as often as church towers. Around Kristianstad in eastern Scania, we have visited four castles and the occasional "hut".
We have flown the Spanish low-cost company Vueling to Paris over a weekend. What are our thoughts on service, punctuality and baggage handling?
At Öresund's narrowest part of the strait lies the beautiful Renaissance castle Kronborg. Once upon a time, a place for the pomp and circumstance of royalty, but also for a prince named Hamlet.
How did the Czech Republic become such a beer nation and how do I find the best beer places in Prague? Let me take you on a historical journey to the promised land of beer - via foam, Plato and a guided tour!
Around Kristianstad there is plenty of nature and beautiful places for hiking, swimming and recreation. Here are my nine favorites – from scallion paradise to waterfalls!
Are you going to drive in Germany? Here are my 10 best tips and tricks on the things I wish I had known the first time we went to Germany!
There Skäldervikens waves roll in over Kullahalvöns northern coast is nature at its wildest and most beautiful. Here lies the small fishing village of Arild, named one of Europe's secret gems. And I can't help but agree.
Among Skåne's rape fields and beech forests, you will find plenty of cozy cafes, ice cream kiosks and lunch spots. Here are 12 of my favourites, from all corners of Skåne.
In Skåne's north-eastern corner near Kristianstad, it is absolutely bubbling with taste experiences! Here are five hot tips on everything from a fantastic dinner to an abundance of chocolate!
In Kullabygden in northwestern Scania, there are plenty of farm shops selling locally grown vegetables, fruit and their products. Here you will find my favorites among apple cider, sea buckthorn, asparagus and much, much more.
When La Ragazza invites you to dance with the taste buds, all you have to do is follow along with all the twists and turns of the tasting menu! If this were the Let's dance of the food world, nothing short of the highest score would have been good enough. Because this is really good.
The fishing village of Gilleleje on Zealand's northernmost coast offers idyll and holiday feelings with its dramatic beaches, fish restaurants and charm. But behind the perfect surface hides a dramatic story.
From the rose-soaked gate to the velvet-clad room with curtains fluttering in historical winds from the Core. The hotel experience at The Vault in Helsingborg is a real highlight!
What do you need to do to be able to holiday with your dog in Denmark? And what do you need to do to be able to bring the dog back to Sweden again? We have traveled with the pug Lilibet to Denmark and it was much easier than we thought!
Trier is Germany's oldest city, with roots dating back to Roman times. Here you will not only find 8(!) unique world heritage sites, but also fantastic Riesling wines and Karl Marx's house.
What kind of dishes do you think of when I say Czech Republic? With the help of two Czech chefs, I have been taken on a journey through the history of Czech cuisine.
Surely you can dare to allow yourself to dream of being able to travel in Europe now? Today I dream of going to Italy, more precisely to Venice.
Malta is not only a country and an island, but the country consists of several islands. On the second largest island of Gozo, the views are a little more magnificent, the nature a little greener, the beaches a little sandier and the sea a little more turquoise. Join my eight favorites among experiences, history and nature!
In Tuscany's highest town, Montepulciano, one of Tuscany's best wines - "The noble wine" - Vino Nobile is produced. Here, among Renaissance palaces, cypress alleys and cobbled streets, it's easy to enjoy a little extra of Italy's beauty.
Kullahalvön offers wonderfully classic bakeries and patisseries. Large raspberry caves, toscat cake and spit cake - you'll find that here in Kullabygden! Tune in to my 9 favorites!
The distances in the Czech Republic are not great and with a well-developed railway network and fresh trains it is a pleasure to travel around by train. I have traveled by train from Brno to Prague and I can only say one thing - I would love to do it again!
Prague's restaurant scene has exploded in recent years and today Prague is a foodie destination full of trendy, trendsetting and traditional restaurants. Not only an absolutely wonderful historical fairytale town, but also a gastro town! What a winning combo!
Österlen may be a tiny little part of south-eastern Skåne, but there are plenty of sights there! Everything from historic castles to national parks and tropical white beaches - there are plenty of things to see and do here for the whole family. Here are my 15 favorites!
In the south-east of the Czech Republic lies the country's second largest city, Brno. Here you will find a youthful and exuberant university town, full of innovative ideas that at the same time preserve the Moravian region's rich heritage, culture and history. A really lovely city, which really gave me more taste!
The gastronomy scene in Brno is bubbling and thriving. Surprising and satisfying. Join us on a real food journey to some of the city's hottest restaurants, cafes and bars.
Looking for a hotel in Brno, Czech Republic? Grandezza Palace is a nice hotel that is both centrally located and has a nice atmosphere!
Thinking of traveling to the Czech Republic? This is how it worked on my trip to Brno and Prague in mid-October 2021 - everything from mouth protection to vaccination passes.
Are you looking for a hotel in Prague with a fresh design and a central location? NYX Hotel has exactly what you need, without a lot of extra fluff.
On the Kullaleden in the scenic area between Skäret to Arild, you prefer to walk at sunset, in a light that has attracted artists to the area since the middle of the 19th century.
Kullaberg's northern coast is Kullahalvöns dramatic side. Here you are met by steep cliffs and hilly terrain that has met Skälder over the yearsvikens sculpting waves. Almost at the end of the Kullaberg nature reserve, you will find Josefinelust, an enchantingly beautiful pebble beach surrounded by turquoise sea and steep cliffs.
On Kullahalvön in northwestern Skåne are some of Sweden's hottest restaurants. Tune in to my ten favorites!
Nimis on Kullaberg is something as strange as a controversial black building, a work of art in a nature reserve and a life-threatening climbing position - all at once. Visit at your own risk with good shoes and a big pinch of caution, but be prepared to be surprised and delighted!
On the Bjäre Peninsula outside Båstad lies Norrvikens gardens. One man's dream that became an exotic and magical park with miles-wide views of Laholmsbukten.
In northeastern Scania, Åhus is located on the white beaches of Hanö Bay. Bordered by the Kingdom of Water and filled with sights, history, nature experiences and wonderful eateries. Tune in to my ten favorites!
Just outside the fishing village of Vik in Österlen, lies a unique natural phenomenon. The priest's bathtub. Remains of an ancient sand volcano. A volcano? In Scania? And how hard should it really be to find a volcano?
One of Skåneleden's newest sections SL6 starts in Åhus and goes through the Äspet nature reserve. A stretch that offers both rugged sand dunes and enticing sea bathing.
Do you want to know what to do in Vilnius? Lithuania's capital Vilnius is a walkable city filled with sights and good food. In addition, the city is brilliantly beautiful during Christmas time. Here are my twelve favorites!
Åhus is a popular seaside resort during the summer, but the city is at least as interesting for a cozy weekend trip with good food all year round. Here are five really good tips!
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The student city. One of Sweden's oldest cities. City of Roses. The cycling city. After a week in Lund, I can probably also add "One of Sweden's most beautiful cities" to the list. For Lund – that's nice!
On the north coast of Gozo lies a tiny little beach in a meandering bay. Wied il-Ghasri. Perhaps one of the world's most beautiful beaches.
In Xwejni on the north coast of Gozo, salt farmers still harvest sea salt in the traditional way in salt pans. The salt works are inherited in the family through the generations, but the profession is hard and tiring. Today, only a handful of salt farmers remain.
The castle of Chantilly just north of Paris is one of France's most magnificent castles. Here you will not only find one of the country's finest art collections, but also golden floors, a large stable and an impressive castle garden.
In the middle of Malta lies the walled city of Mdina on a hill. With a view of the entire island, here you will find remains of most of the island's historical inhabitants and peoples, although the Arab winds blow a little extra in the small alleys.
Cycling along the Göta canal is like a style study in quiet, timeless enjoyment, Swedish landscapes and sore saddle bums.
In the middle of the vines on the edge of Simrishamn is the Nordic Sea Winery restaurant. Good food, beautiful design and a dreamy feel of Napa Valley are offered here.
Stenshuvud National Park is best known for its white sandy beach, but the national park has more to offer. Hike to viewpoints or stroll barefoot in the soft sand. Or just enjoy the sea and the light.
Just north of Kristianstad is Skåne's largest lake Ivöthe lake. We set out on a journey of discovery along the 5 mile long road "Humleslingan" and discovered apple orchards, lovely nature, good food and lots of history.
How expensive is Venice really? What do I do with the rental car? And how do I get around? Here are my best tips for Venice collected in a mini guide!
One thing I love about Österlen is the many farm shops. Everything from chocolate pralines to flowers, applesauce to mustard. Here are my eleven favorites!
Do you need a hotel halfway between Stockholm and Skåne? Then the John Bauer Hotel in Jönköping is a really nice hotel - for both family and dog!
Perhaps it was always meant that we would meet Söderåsen National Park for the first time this fall. When the park showed itself from its most beautiful side. Our visit was a truly memorable walk through golden book halls and a moss-covered fire-colored ravine.
A last-minute trip to Österlen? Yes, it was actually a lovely (but unplanned) autumn holiday in Sweden's Provence!
At the Tåkern bird lake, you don't have to be a bird watcher to experience the large number of birds and the beautiful nature.
In the lava caves of Sao Vicente, you not only meet Madeira's hot history - but also get to walk straight into the underground.
It is said that the Bäckaskog monastery was built "where the angels sang the loudest". We took an autumn walk in the castle park to not only catch the 800-year winds of history - but maybe even see a ghost or two...
In the middle of Kristianstad, you can hike on the Linnérund in the Vattenriket – a protected biosphere area that not only has a very varied nature, but is also home to almost a fifth of all of Sweden's threatened species.
Can you get to know a place just by a song's lyrics? After walking across the windswept meadows at Haväng, I'm prepared to believe so.
On Slovenia's little strip of coastline on the Mediterranean Sea lies the city of Piran. A car-free city with a lot of Venice feel and a lot of charm!
I haven't been on a holiday in Sweden since I was a child. So what was it really like to spend the holidays in Sweden this year? Here are 10 things that surprised me!
Wedevåg's manor totally knocked us out with its beautiful rooms, fantastic food and sweet breakfast. We would love to come back here!
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There are many hiking trails around Stockholm that are suitable for families. Here are my five favorites!
Brösarp's slopes are for many the very image of Österlen. We have hiked the blue trail over the northern slopes and encountered not only undulating landscapes but also a slightly too close reptile.
The More Hotel is a stylish and fresh apartment hotel in central Lund, close to the whole of Scania. We stayed here for 8 days and had a great time!
Around Örnsköldsvik you will find some of the High Coast's most unique sights and experiences. Tune in to my 7 favorites!
Have you considered going on a driving holiday in Sweden? Here you have travel plans for a complete road trip around Mälaren - the trip we did last summer.
One summer day in June, we visited the nature reserve Björnö on Ingarö and walked among beautiful archipelago views, cliffs and red small crofts.
SoFo is one of my favorite areas in Stockholm, with plenty of bars, shopping and good food. Here you will find (some) of my favorites - 2020 edition!
There are many cozy cafes to visit on a day trip from Stockholm, here are 9 favorites that we would love to return to.
In the middle of the Skuleskogen National Park is one of Sweden's coolest nature experiences - Slåttdalsskrevan. 200 meters long, 30 meters deep and 7 meters wide. Today a mountain, in the past part of the sea. The High Coast is the result of thousands of years of unique land elevation, weather and wilderness.
One of the world's most beautiful beaches according to National Geographic, but definitely not a beach where you want to dip your toes. The black lava beach of Reynisfjara in Iceland offers not only scenic drama, but also really scary waves.
In Slovenia's karst landscape, there are two of the world's most delicious caves – Postojna Cave and Skocjan Cave. So close to each other, yet so different. I have visited both.
One of Malta's most colorful places is the small fishing village of Marsaxlokk - famous for its excellent fish restaurants and the colorful fishing boats with eyes.
Just outside Sigtuna, the yellow castle Steninge is at a perfect excursion distance from Stockholm. Sit down for a coffee in the sun at the café or wander among the goldenrods in the castle garden.
Ulvön in the High Coast archipelago is as much Swedish glory as you can get. A shade of idyll and pure summer happiness.
Along the Höga Kusten trail, the strange Balestjärnen is located high up on the Balesudden cliff. A unique place with crystal clear water and well-preserved tree skeletons.
How was traveling to Malta on the sports holiday? Here are my reflections and tips!
Vilnius is the perfect city for coffee lovers. Fairytale, dreamy, fuzzy and classic. Just sit down and order a coffee!
One of the world's most beautiful cities deserves to be shown off with a few more pictures. Food markets and courtyards, gardens and viewpoints. Here comes a photo bonanza of 40 photos from one of the world's most beautiful cities.
This weekend we were in Orsa Grönklitt and went slalom. What did we think of the slopes, the food and the service? Here comes our family review!
Florence is one of Italy's most popular cities and there are many sights to see. Here are my ten favorites – which actually turned out to be largely edible!
In northwestern Scania are the wild and beautiful Kullaberg. Here in the nature reserve, you will not only find rocks that look like they are on the High Coast, but also the occasional porpoise.
Madeira has a lot to offer for an active holiday. Here are my top ten sights and experiences - everything from hiking trails to lava caves and fishing villages.
The ravine at Šunik was undoubtedly the most delicious hike of the year. Among moss, waterfalls and autumn leaves, Slovenia showed itself from its very best side.
Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, has a wide range of restaurants and the prices are very affordable. Here are my 5 favorites!
Faja dos Padres is located in its own climate zone on Madeira, only accessible from the sea or by cable car. Totally unique, a little weird and pretty awesome.
The Soča Valley in Slovenia is not only a valley for those who like kayaking, fishing or hiking - but also an endless source of beautiful views and turquoise rivers.