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killer flies of Sweden

killer flies of Sweden

Posted from Gryttjom, Uppsala County, Sweden. First came the mosquitoes. I’m not gonna lie, I’m fairly used to these inconvenient blood-suckers having grown up in Canada. But the mosquitoes in Sweden are like some hybrid ninja-hulk mosquitoes. They’re huge and they’re vicious. So when one of these decides to come buzzing in your face while […]

Stockholm and expensive laundry

Stockholm and expensive laundry

Posted from Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden. The train ride from Oslo to Stockholm is only about five hours. It’s not exactly express, but that’s pretty good for a big carriage on wheels. The only complaint I have with train travel in Scandinavia is it can be expensive if you don’t book at least three months […]

Midsommar boogie

Midsommar boogie

Posted from Halmstad, Halland County, Sweden. There’s probably no place better in the world to be than in Sweden for Midsommar. To the Swedes this holiday, which lies in and around the summer solstice, is more important than Christmas and New Years. At least that’s the gist I got. People have the day off work. […]

Sweden you say?

Sweden you say?

Posted from Halmstad, Halland County, Sweden. Life can throw some interesting things your way when you’re least expecting it. And if you pay close enough attention you’ll see just how keen the universe’s sense of humour is. Like LOL keen. Like punch me in the gut keen. Like really, stop. I get it. Before I […]

Vienna

Posted from Address not found. The train ride from Salzburg to Vienna is a short journey. There are a few train stations in Vienna, with trains departing and arriving from different locations. I wasn’t sure where my ticket would leave me, but the transportation system in the city is excellent and very straight forward to […]