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Every year around the end of June, I become incredibly envious of Swedish people. Not that I don’t usually wish I was Swedish (because, let’s face it, Sweden is just too cool) but once the photos of my Swedish friends celebrating Midsommar pop up on Facebook, I find it very hard to keep calm.
What makes Midsommar so special, I hear you ask? Here are the top 5 reasons why we Travelettes love Midsommar…

[ Written by guest | 23 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

I have never been to Sweden, but nonetheless, I somehow grew up with this country. I read all of Astrid Lindgrens novels at least twice, went to IKEA with my parents on the regular, drank Fläder Saft and ate Kötbullar meat balls. I even had a Swedish Aupair. Childhood days are long gone, but the presence of Sweden in everyday life is still around. These days my friends and I …

[ Written by guest | 29 Jul 2011 | 7 Comments | ]

As far as I’m concerned, hotels ought to ideally fulfill two main conditions: a bed and a roof. Maybe the price ought to be factored in as well. Until not too long ago, I thought that I would rather spend money on exploring the places I traveled in, than on the bed I slept in at night. A hotel, to me, was merely a place to regain my energies for …

[ Written by guest | 19 May 2011 | 18 Comments | ]