ICEBAR – Stockholm, Sweden

I miss traveling, and the feeling of being free and having new experiences! I am looking forward to traveling again, once it's safe to do so. Here's a throwback to one of my favorite experiences, visiting the ICEBAR in Stockholm. In general, Sweden has an excellent public transportation system, so my friends and I hopped…

A Taste of Stockholm Food Festival

A Taste of Stockholm (or Smaka på Stockholm) is a vast food and beverage festival at Kungsträdgården. I highly recommend going if you’re looking for Swedish and all kinds of other street foods. Sauna Advertisement Lobster RollEthiopian Tacos Getting to the festival is a breeze using public transportation. I found the tunnels on the way…

Traveling in Sweden! Part 2

What an amazing trip so far! I truly recommend visiting Stockholm. I've listed my itinerary and tips below. Day 39:00am Nobel Museum Tour2:00pm Visit the Vasa Museum Rise and shine! Today's agenda includes the Nobel Museum Tour as well as the Vasa Museum. Starting off with breakfast, I'm thankful for the Zinkensdamm hostel. The breakfast…

My Travels in Sweden! Part 1

Traveling to Sweden was such a fantastic experience. I departed from Des Moines, IA, and traveled to Stockholm and Oskarshamn. I went with a group of classmates to study abroad at KTH and Stockholm University. ItineraryDay OneDeparted Des Moines Airport Day TwoArrived at Arlanda Airport in StockholmChecked in to Zinkensdamm hostel~1:00pm City Tour – Gamla…

Visiting Tallinn, Estonia in One Day

While I was studying abroad in Sweden, a group of us took a two-day cruise ship to Tallinn, Estonia. Estonia seemed like a hidden gem. I especially loved the medieval structures and the view of the sea. The cruise ship (Baltic Queen - Tallink) was clean, reasonably roomy, and had the most amazing mixed drinks!…