Mia, David and Oskar from a Slice of Swedish Hospitality
August 6, 2012, 16 Comments

The little blond two-year-old boy with an angelic face lifts his little arms up to me, motioning for a hug. We’ve only met a couple of hours ago, but in [...]

The entrance to the historic Kallbadhus Ribersborg

Getting naked in Sweden

August 3, 2012, 58 Comments

My name is D and I used to be, as one friend put it, “a big, girlie prude.” Never would I think of even taking off my shirt in a [...]

The view of Copenhagen from the Baltic Sea

Daily Wanderlust: A view from the Baltic Sea

August 3, 2012, 2 Comments

 There is no shortage of breathtaking vantage points in Sweden. On my last full day in the magnificent country, I headed back to the water on foot (a ...

Klädesholmen, Sweden

Daily Wanderlust: A gray morning in Klädesholmen, Sweden

July 2, 2012, 4 Comments

Klädesholmen,Sweden is home not only to the Salt & Sill hotel, Sweden’s first floating hotel, but also breathtaking scenery. This tiny town ...

  • The harbor and Baltic Sea from the Grand Hotel
    Daily Wanderlust: Mölle, Sweden
    June 6, 2012, 4 Comments

    Mölle, Sweden is an historic seaside town built on scandal. Well, scandal as defined by the 1900s when men and women started swimming together. Today, the beautiful Baltic Sea destination [...]

  • The view from Karnan
    Daily Wanderlust: Helsingborg, Sweden
    June 1, 2012, 8 Comments

    One of the oldest cities in Sweden (the first settlement can be traced back to 1085), Helsingborg is both charming and incredibly scenic. It’s the closest point in the country [...]

  • Lysekil Sweden
    Daily Wanderlust: Lysekil, Sweden
    May 31, 2012, 8 Comments

    Summertime in Sweden means a few things: gorgeous weather, the desire to be outside enjoying said weather, and a sun that never seems to set. At 4 a.m., the first [...]

  • Guesses on what this says?
    Driving in Sweden
    May 30, 2012, 4 Comments

    I roll the keys to the Volvo over and over in my hand, laughing nervously as the Hertz customer service agent explains the car to me. I haven’t drive in [...]

  • Sculptures at Pilane
    Escape of the Week: Sculptures at Pilane
    May 28, 2012, 26 Comments

    The island of Tjörn, located in Western Sweden, is home to enchanting fishing villages that attract flocks of tourists each summer, thanks to the warm temperatures and vast expanses of [...]

  • Marstrand Sweden
    Daily Wanderlust: Marstrand, Sweden
    May 15, 2012, 9 Comments

    This archipelago in western Sweden is very much like me today. Sleepy. A mid-morning ferry from the mainland to Marstrand has approximately four people on it. Including me. Founded in [...]