A Journey Through Sigtuna, Sweden

Thetraveljunkie.org – In today’s post we wanted to take you around Sigtuna, Sweden’s first town, founded in the 10th century. Small-scale and pedestrian friendly, with charming wooden buildings by Lake Mälaren, less than an hour outside of Stockholm. Good selection of stores, cafés, restaurants and hotels, plus an interesting museum. The district is rich in rune stones, to fascinate history buffs. Sigtuna can be reached by train, bus, or boat from the center of Stockholm.

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The Art of Fika with Vetekatten

Thetraveljunkie.org – The best thing to start off the morning is to have a fika (a break involving a coffee and a treat of some kind). Sweden has one of the highest coffee consumption rates in the world and finding a coffee shop is pretty easy. This time we went to Vetekatten at Kungsgatan, central Stockholm, one of the scores of well-preserved, tradition-packed coffee shops where you can sample traditional Swedish pastries of superior quality. The coffee is delicious and the decor so gorgeous that it’s practically impossible not to enjoy breakfast.

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Warna-Warna Gamla Stan

Thetraveljunkie.org – We had been wanting to visit Sweden for every year and the truth is that it didn’t disappoint. In today’s post we wanted to take you around the old city or Gamla Stan and show off the many different things Stockholm has to offer. Gamla Stan is like a living, pedestrian friendly museum filled with sights, restaurants, cafes, bars and places to shop. The narrow, winding cobblestone streets, with their buildings in different colors, give Gamla Stan its unique character.

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Walk Along Bright Summer Night in Stockholm

Thetraveljunkie.org – We love summer in Sweden. Blessed with 11,500km (over 7,000 miles) of coastline (not including the islands) and around 100,000 lakes, it’s little wonder the Swedes love to nature. Sweden has 29 national parks and more than half of the country is covered in forest, so the countryside is a huge part of life. When we stayed at Bredängs Vandrarhem in Stockholm that blend in with nature.

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Small House Living Stockholm

Thetraveljunkie.org – Happiness begins at home. Traveling in Sweden has reconfirmed my belief that you don’t have to spend a lot to have a magical holiday. The Swedish summer holiday is about taking time out and going back to basics to enjoy the simple things in life – whether that’s simply hanging out at home or heading to a small, basic summer cottage by the sea or deep in the heart of the countryside, to enjoy reading, baking, bathing, board games, crafting or simply hanging out with friends and family and drinking in as much sunlight as possible before the autumn leaves start to fall.

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Postcards From Snösätra Graffiti Wall of Fame II

Thetraveljunkie.org – We love graffiti. We’ve learnt to love it and appreciate it more as the years go by and to find in it many things which we can’t find elsewhere: peace, freedom and inspiration. We headed to Stockholm central station by metro to Rågsved for a very special project. We found Snösätra Graffiti Wall of Fame, one of Europe´s largest graffiti exhibitions. These are some of poscards from Snösätra Graffiti Wall of Fame (part II) in Sweden’s capital.

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Postcards From Snösätra Graffiti Wall of Fame

Thetraveljunkie.org – Stockholm is a city infused with artistic talent, with excellent fine art galleries, exciting contemporary spaces and artists all seeking to push the creative envelope. This creativity often spills out onto the streets, with many pieces of street art showcased across the city. These are some of poscards from Snösätra Graffiti Wall of Fame (part I) in Sweden’s capital.

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Super Sweaty Sauna in Munich

Thetraveljunkie.org – We love traveling and there’s so many different ways of doing it. You can go on a trip to explore new places or to garden in the city. You can travel to have fun with your friends or to enjoy the peace and quiet. Whichever way you do it, traveling is good. The most important thing about traveling is the actual experience. The sensations and memories that you will take away from a unique and special holiday. The other day, we went to 25hours Hotel The Royal Bavarian Hotel and our stay was amazing, the kind of stay that you enjoy every minute of.

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Drink Like A German at Hofbräuhaus, Munich

Thetraveljunkie.org – On today’s post we visit Hofbräuhaus, a feast for the senses, with an oompah band and waiters in dirndl and lederhosen balancing armsful of Maß frothing with Hofbräu Original, a Munich Helles lager brewed according to Reinheitsgebot standards. Hofbräuhaus once brewed beer exclusively for the royal court. Starting in 1828 an inn was established in the brewery. Today Hofbräuhaus is the meeting place of native locals and travel junkies from all over the world. And, you’ll need an eagle eye to spot any empty seats.

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The Indie Feel in 25hours Hotel The Royal Bavarian Hotel

Thetraveljunkie.org – When in Munich, We found the 25hours Hotel The Royal Bavarian Hotel as one of the most charming hotels in Germany. A building with its own rich history: In the last century, it still served as a building for the postal service and a royal telegraph station. Located at Munich Central Station, is a wonderful way to start walking every little street.

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