The quirky Haga area of Gothenburg
May28

The quirky Haga area of Gothenburg

Haga, The Old Town, Gothenburg There’s one thing I noticed on arriving in Gothenburg, and that’s the amount of coffee shops lining the streets; the Swedes are big coffee drinkers and they’ve even got a name for it: Fika.  Fika means meeting friends for a social get together for cup of coffee and of course something sweet to go with it.  Some of the nicest Fika spots are found in my favourite place in Gothenburg, the...

Read More
Gamla Stan, Old Town, Stockholm, Sweden
May11

Gamla Stan, Old Town, Stockholm, Sweden

Gamla Stan, The Old Town, Stockholm I think Gamla Stan is the first port of call if you’re visiting Stockholm, especially for sightseeing.  It’s the Old Town of Stockholm, and the historic heart dating back to the 13th Century.  It’s situated on one of the three main islands that make up Stockholm and it’s virtually closed to cars as the streets are so narrow. The Old Town Today It’s lovely walking round...

Read More
%d bloggers like this: