Category: Sweden

  • Best glamping rentals on Airbnb

    Best glamping rentals on Airbnb

    It’s been a tough year for travel, and not everyone is willing to get on a crowded plane to go get potentially sick in another city. In order to get away, many people have turned to the great outdoors. But let’s face it, camping in tents is not for everyone. Luckily, those of us looking…

  • Cash-only versus cashless travel destinations

    Cash-only versus cashless travel destinations

    In my regular life, I hardly ever have cash on me. I don’t like it. I don’t really believe in it. And I like getting airline miles for purchases I’m going to pay back in full anyway. I wish we lived in a cashless society. Unfortunately, when you travel to many places in the world,…

  • The plight of the illegal immigrant through the eyes of an illegal tourist

    The plight of the illegal immigrant through the eyes of an illegal tourist

    When I was getting ready to apply for my visa to live and work in the Czech Republic, I had already spent almost two months in the Schengen Zone. My immigration lady assured me that plenty of people overstay their 90-day tourist visa while waiting for their residence permit. But I didn’t want to take…

  • Swedes need to calm down

    Swedes need to calm down

    Prior to my most recent visit to Sweden, my only experience with Swedish people was one night I spent in Stockholm to see The Hives in concert. That was both one of the best and worst concerts I’ve ever been to. The show was at Gröna Lund, one of the amusement parks that Scandinavians seem…

  • The best photography museum in Europe is Fotografiska in Stockholm

    The best photography museum in Europe is Fotografiska in Stockholm

    I’ve been to my share of museums, and I can’t remember the last time I was as impressed with a photography collection as I was visiting Fotografiska in Stockholm. It’s hard to find a good photography exhibit that isn’t an afterthought in larger art exhibition. So this was an excellent surprise. Fotografiska is sizable and…

  • Fall in Stockholm

    Fall in Stockholm

    Being from Miami, I always get extra excited to see seasons that aren’t summer. Fall is especially nice because autumn colors are spectacular. I’m not sure if it’s been too long since I experienced the season or if Sweden has the most beautiful fall ever. But I’m starting to think their ridiculous taxes also finance natural…