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 …

Raising Children In Sweden – An Expat’s Perspective

A large part of our motivation for moving abroad was our children, and giving them what we felt was a better lifestyle than we could in the UK.  Not better in terms of more things or money, but in terms of quality.  However, it is important to remember that this blog post is based on our (so far) two year …

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, …