Sälen Skiing – A Swedish Winter holiday

Sälen is the biggest ski resort in Scandinavia.  We recently headed off for a Sälen skiing holiday, being able to experience skiing in the country we lived in for the first time.  We were not disappointed and had a fantastic time on our Sälen skiing holiday.  This post discusses the skiing you can find in Sälen, more specifically the Lindvallen …

Sälen Ski Holiday In Sweden

Sälen is the biggest ski resort in Scandinavia.  We recently headed off for a Sälen ski holiday, being able to experience skiing in the country where we live for the first time.  We were not disappointed and had a fantastic time on our Sälen ski holiday.  This post is all about our holiday experience in the Lindvallen area.  There will be …

My Top 11 Places To Visit in Blekinge Nature (So Far!)

Throughout our first two years of living in Blekinge, southern Sweden, we have explored a lot of islands and nature reserves in a bid to learn about the area we live in.  It was very hard to whittle the list down to 11 places to visit in Blekinge, and there are many other places we have visited which have been beautiful …

Tromtö Naturreservat – A Wonderful Woodland

We have explored Tromtö naturreservat in every season now, and it never disappoints.  Carpets of leaves underfoot, wildlife in abundance, woodland trails, and sudden views out over the water all make this a beautiful and tranquil place to explore. Background Information About Tromtö Naturreservat: You will find the nature reserve out of Karlskrona on the E22 in a westerly direction, …

The Blekinge Museum – A Trip Back In Time

The Blekinge Museum is a fantastic place to visit (free for children, and adults only need to pay in the summer months).  It can be found in the centre of Karlskrona, and although I was initially wondering whether my three would enjoy a trip there (indoor exhibitions are not really their thing), I was really pleasantly surprised. Although, after two …

Karlskrona Marinmuseum – Discover Swedish Naval History

Karlskrona Marinmuseum offers an in depth look at Swedish naval history.  The museum is currently free, and is well worth a visit if you are in Karlskrona, in Southern Sweden.  It is housed in a lovely building, and done really well with lots of interactive features for children (and buttons to press for twin 1, who if he ever came …

Discover Karlskrona – The Capital Of Blekinge, Sweden

We are lucky enough to live in southern Sweden.  Blekinge, our part of Sweden, has an archipelago made up of 1650 islands, skerries, and islets.  This summer we have taken you on our adventures around the Blekinge archipelago, and now we return to its capital, Karlskrona.  This post will complete the series I have done about the Blekinge archipelago by …

Discover The Blekinge Archipelago – Explore The Islands

Blekinge, our part of Sweden, has an archipelago made up of 1650 islands, skerries, and islets.  Since April we have spent 4 months exploring the Blekinge archipelago and in total we have visited 16 islands.  We have caught many boats, and had a lot of fun in the process.  The fabulous summer weather made the adventures much easier for us, …