Sandhamn Sweden

A Day Trip to Sandhamn, Sweden

Julie Sweden 1 Comment

There are 30,000 islands that make up the archipelago of Stockholm.  These small islands dot the shoreline of Sweden, separating the city of Stockholm from the Baltic Sea.  About 150 of these islands are inhabited year round, and several make a great day trip from Stockholm.  The most popular islands to visit are Grinda, Vaxholm, Svartso, and Sandhamn.  These islands …

Viking Girls in Stockholm

Stockholm, Sweden in Pictures

Julie Sweden 4 Comments

Stockholm, Sweden was the second stop on our Scandinavian trip in August 2013.  Our family spent two days touring the city. Stockholm is gorgeous.  It is clean, the architecture is beautiful, and its location on the water adds to its charm.  Unfortunately, visiting Stockholm is also ridiculously expensive.  Hotels and transportation were relatively priced, but it was the cost for …