Slow Tourism in Bergen, Norway

Easter in Bergen yielded dark windows and locked doors, but a little creativity wrought answers to what good coffee truly tastes like, how relentless the appetites of sea gulls are, and how Superman in flight sees the world. Continue reading “Slow Tourism in Bergen, Norway”

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Photo Journal | Gothenburg Konstmuseet

The art museum of Gothenburg, Sweden is a treasure trove of painting, sculpture and history, easily accessible on the exquisite shopping street of Avenyn. Continue reading “Photo Journal | Gothenburg Konstmuseet”

Saying Farewell

My tenure in Sweden ends in exactly a week, and the inevitable gesture of bidding the country I’ve called home for five months stands just up the road, awaiting the hour Bus 11 passes it by with me onboard, for the final time. Continue reading “Saying Farewell”

8 Hours in Hamburg, Germany

The buzzing port city of Hamburg is difficult to leave after earning a taste of its rich waterfront culture. If you only have one day to breathe it in, you might as well make each inhale count. Continue reading “8 Hours in Hamburg, Germany”

German Food-iday

Some vacations assume a more culinary focus – in my book, the food and drink of a city, region, or entire country offers an important glimpse into the culture, and a charm which cannot be obtained outside of its borders. Germany fit snugly into such a mold during my three-day tour of Hannover and Hamburg. Continue reading “German Food-iday”

Watering Flowers with Champagne | Valborg in Uppsala

Valborg is celebrated throughout Sweden on April 30, but Uppsala is It with regards to grabbing the festival vibe of the holiday. Continue reading “Watering Flowers with Champagne | Valborg in Uppsala”

When in Holland, Eat Saté

If you eat out only once during a trip to The Netherlands, be sure to prioritize this spicy dish. Continue reading “When in Holland, Eat Saté”

Stockholm Guide | Gamla Stan + Kungliga Slottet

A day tour of Stockholm in which I explored Gamla Stan and The Royal Palace. Continue reading “Stockholm Guide | Gamla Stan + Kungliga Slottet”