Taste of Stockholm

With Britt’s work obligations completed, on Friday morning we boarded the Statens Järnvägar (Swedish State Railway) for Stockholm. Though we found the small town of Älmhult to be charming, we were very looking forward to ending the trip in Sweden’s Capitol. After four hours, and two near-vomiting accidents later (our seats were facing backwards, which … More Taste of Stockholm

Malmöhus Slott

With my travel guide in hand (Lonely Planet Sweden) I boarded the train in Älmhult and took the 80 minute ride down to Southern Sweden’s largest city, Malmö. Despite the fact that there wasn’t any snow on the ground, this seaport city had a temperature well below freezing. However that didn’t stop hundreds of people … More Malmöhus Slott

Älmhult, Sweden

It’s been about 9 months since we’ve been out of the country, so it was about time for us to hit the international road once again. This time we went to the home of Volvo, Carl Larsson, the Nobel Prizes and most importantly (at least to us) the home of IKEA. Sweden. 70 years ago … More Älmhult, Sweden

Summit to Sea Level

Thanks to my severe case of motion sickness, which always ends with vomiting,  I have found myself in some awkward situations. I’ve thrown up in countless movie theaters, trains, boats, even on one of the royal guards in England (who, due to the nature of the job, wasn’t able to move until his shift was … More Summit to Sea Level