Silent Sunday on the Gota Canal

This journey along one of the world's great canals is an experience like no other but is only available during the summer months. And in those cabins you really get to experience what travelling was like in the 19th century on board these ships that carried immigrants from rural Sweden out to America.

Gothenburg: New Beginnings

In Sweden last week, and despite the -4 degrees, I had one of the best walks I’d had in Gothenburg for many years.  I’ve always loved the city but on earlier visits to family, we’ve stuck to the areas I know and enjoy. My first visit is always to the Feskekorke - quite literally translated … Continue reading Gothenburg: New Beginnings

The Best Salmon Restaurant in Sweden

Every once in a while one comes across a really superb restaurant in an unexpected place, sometimes on a main road, sometimes hidden away down a side street, and last week this happened to me. On the long drive between Gothenburg and Oslo, I found Laxbutiken LJungskile by exiting off the main road to this … Continue reading The Best Salmon Restaurant in Sweden