Grönåsen Elchpark moose park Sweden

Grönåsen Moose Park in Småland, South Sweden

Are you looking for a moose park in Småland, in South Sweden? Here is my top tip, you want to see a living moose near the cities of Växjö and Kalmar: In Grönåsen Älgpark, in … Read more

Reasons to love Växjö Småland Sweden

5 Reasons to Love Växjö – City in Småland, Sweden

Are you going to travel to Växjö or considering moving there? Here are my top 5 reasons to fall in love with Växjö. Växjö = Småland = Sweden Sweden is often associated with Abba, Pippi … Read more

Learn basic Swedish words and phrases

Basic Swedish Phrases, Words & Common Sentences – for Your Trip to Sweden

Jag pratar inte svenska. – I don’t speak Swedish. … but soon you will. Well, at least some basic Swedish ;) Are you going to Sweden? For a trip, work or maybe a semester abroad? … Read more

Swedish Right of Public Access “Allemansrätten” – Freedom to Roam

Swedish freedom Something typically Swedish, if you ask a Swede, is not only köttbullar, lagom and Ikea, but also a special right called “allemansrätten” – the right of public access. The right of public access is written … Read more

Useful Swedish Phrases For Your Small-Talk or Flirt With Swedes

Are you already looking forward to your trip to Sweden? You can’t wait to experience Sweden’s beautiful nature, exciting parties and maybe even getting to know some of the locals? Then you might probably like to impress some Swedes with … Read more

Swedish for hello - hej

“Hej” (Swedish for “Hello”/”Hey”) And Other Swedish Greeting Phrases

    Hej is the probably the first word you hear when you come to Sweden. The stewardess, the cashier at the gas station or the receptionist will most likely greet you with a very friendly … Read more

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Top 11 Hotels in Växjö – Recommendations

You are looking for a hotel in Växjö? Before booking you want to get some insider tips from a local which hotels are best in Växjö? I have been living in Växjö for several years and … Read more

Books to read before Sweden

Top 5 Best Books About Sweden – Travel Guides & Swedish Culture

You are looking for a good book about Sweden? A present for a friend who is going there for a semester abroad? Or maybe you are going to travel to Sweden yourself and want to learn … Read more

Packing Checklist Sweden: What to Bring to Sweden for Your Holiday

When you travel to Sweden you want to be prepared for any inconvenient circumstances. It’s good to be prepared. Here is a list of things you will probably need during your trip to Sweden. Things … Read more

By Car and Ferry from Germany to Sweden (or Denmark)

Find out which ferries go from Germany to Sweden or Denmark and how long the ferry ride takes. You can book ferry tickets by clicking on the link of the respective shipping company below. Ferry companies between … Read more