Sweden: Sailing to the Southern Archipelago From Gothenburg

Even though Gothenburg is a pretty amazing city with more attractions and things to do than we ever anticipated we still took the decision to escape the city centre and head out to the Southern Archipelago for the day. We hadn’t done much research regarding how to get there or what to expect. Luckily, we were staying at the Radisson Blu Scandinavia which is located directly opposite the central train…

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Sweden: Hanging Out in Haga, Gothenburg

When researching what to do and where to go in Gothenburg more than one source recommended spending some time in Haga, which is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in the city. On our walking tour of Gothenburg we factored having lunch in Haga into our plan. If walking is not your thing you can jump on a tram and get off at the stops Hagakyrkan or Järntorget. Leaving the Feskekorka (the…

Sweden: Walking Tour of Major Attractions in Gothenburg

When we visited Gothenburg, Sweden at the beginning of February we were very lucky that the snow that the city had seen in mid January had gone. Everyone we met commented on how bad it had been. It had brought cars, trains and trams to a stand still and had frozen the water linking the mainland to the Southern archipelago making it only just possible for the ferries to run.…

Sweden: Gothenburg Overview

It always annoys me, landing in the dark as you do not get chance to familiarise yourself with the city you are visiting in the daylight. However, sometimes there are no other options especially when there is only one flight a day to your chosen destination. This happened recently when we visited Gothenburg in Sweden. We landed at Gothenburg Landvetter airport at 5.00pm and it was pitch black. We were…