Surströmming: What To Expect From Sweden’s Fermented Fish

Swedish cuisine is known around the world for its Swedish meatballs, crayfish parties and smorgasbord lunches, but there one traditional delicacy that rarely makes it beyond the country border.. getty Herring is a food that…

Who Can Visit Scandinavia In June 2021?

getty The Scandinavian countries are slowly lifting their entry restrictions to allow European travelers into the country, although the exact rules vary between Denmark, Norway and Sweden.. Until the EU-wide vaccine passport…

New supermarket has no check-outs

One after another, grocery stores are shutting down in rural Sweden, leaving villagers to travel miles to buy food.. In Veckholm, a village of a few hundred people 80 kilometres from Stockholm, the last grocery store closed…

Ryanair Bets Big On Sweden, Opens New Stockholm Base

Low-cost carrier Ryanair will begin operating almost 90 weekly departures from Stockholm’s Arlanda … [+] Airport in Sweden. Getty ImagesSwedes wanting a winter getaway will have a new low-cost option from later this year as budget carrier Ryanair expands its service to and from Sweden. Two aircraft will serve 21 European destinations from a new…

Celebrity chef Rachel Khoo recalls her travel adventures, from Paris to Stockholm

Celebrity chef Rachel Khoo checks into our travel Q&AThis week celebrity chef Rachel Khoo checks into our travel Q&A. She recalls some of her foodie adventures, plus her earliest holiday memory, most memorable trip – and more. My mother is Austrian so I visited her family, who live near the Swiss border, a lot as a child….

Sweden’s Third Biggest Airport To Close

Bromma airport (bottom) takes up significant land close to the center of the Swedish capital city … [+] Stockholm. gettyThe Swedish government has announced its intention to close Bromma Airport in Stockholm. A government committee will look at how the airport can be shut down as soon as possible to free up land for housing.The availability of…

Sweden to charge airlines higher rates for more polluting aircraft

Sweden is drawing up plans to charge airlines higher rates for more polluting aircraft.The new measure would apply to takeoff and landing fees at Swedish airports, with the idea being that carriers would benefit from having more efficient planes.The move incentivises airlines to swap older, more polluting models for newer, less impactful jets.“This…

How Europe’s night trains came back from the dead

Going to bed in one major city and waking up in another; toasting the landscape as a new country slips past; being rocked to sleep as you rattle across a continent. It’s no wonder that the night trains of…

Travel firm bucks trend by launching no-fly startup during lockdown

The travel industry has been devastated by Covid, but one new operator thinks this is the ideal time to launch a sustainable holiday companyWith much of the travel industry fighting for survival, now may not seem the best moment…

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