• Kristinehamn
    Sweden

    Skövde – Kristinehamn – Stockholm

    Summer of staycation I don’t think anyone have missed that the summer of 2020 was different. Plans – that for us was taking us over the the ocean – were cancelled, and we had to make lemonade out of corona-lemons. So instead of Spain, Boston, Las vegas (!) and Jacksonhole Wyoming, we stayed in Stockholm, visited Skövde and Kristinehamn. It turned out better than we hoped.  Quick facts: Skövde is the birthplace of Tess, and has a mountain (yes, a mountain). Kristinehamn is in Värmland by Swedens biggest lake – Vänern.  Trip highlights: Rooftop pool, private pool, swimming in pools (I think you see the pattern).  Points: Local Beer 7,5/10 points,…

  • Aurora borealis
    Europe,  Sweden

    Kiruna

    The emerald of the north In the middle of the darkest months during Swedish winter we decided to head north, and visit the beautiful Lapland and its largest city. Alex had been once before but this was the frist time – and the farthest north – Tess had been.