Leaving Stockholm: The Burgundy and Slingerbulten

The majority of my day was spent checking out a few of Stockholm’s popular attractions and my Euro trip was winding down, so for my final night I made an appointment to use the hotel’s sauna. The woman at the front desk walked me to the basement where the sauna was along with a changing…

Bröd & Salt, The Royal Palace, Djurgården, and Mogge Sushi

My second and final day in Stockholm began with breakfast at Bröd & Salt. The popular local artisan bakery chain offers handmade breads and delicious cinnamon buns. I enjoyed a regular cinnamon bun and green tea at a small table outside the bakery. After breakfast, I walked to The Royal Palace. It’s the official residence…

Off to Stockholm: Burgers, Beer, and Jazz

It was my final morning in Gothenburg and I finally had a chance to check out Hotel Bellora’s lovely breakfast buffet. After breakfast, I made my way to Gothenburg Central Station to catch the 3-hour train to Stockholm! My hotel wasn’t very far from Stockholm’s Central Station. Victory Hotel was a really cute nautical-themed boutique hotel…

NHL Global Series Sweden: Edmonton Oilers vs New Jersey Devils

The National Hockey League decided to host a few international games to kick off the 2018-2019 season, so when they announced that the New Jersey Devils would be playing their season opener in Sweden, I knew I had to go! On game day, I pregamed at a bar right across my hotel and met lots…

Smaka Meatballs, Beerista, and Cafe Husaren

I was impressed by a modern Swedish tasting menu my first night in Gothenburg and earlier in the day I had a fantastic seafood lunch. For my second night, I decided to try another Swedish restaurant offering one of Sweden’s most famous dishes. I left my Avenyn hotel and walked to Smaka for a classic…

Oysters and Fried Plaice at Restaurant Gabriel

I had a nice Michelin-starred Swedish dinner during my first night in Gothenburg, Sweden. The next day I was excited to check out a small seafood restaurant located inside the Feskekörka fish market. The indoor fish and shellfish market has all kinds of seafood delicacies, and at one end of the market you’ll spot a…

Off to Sweden: SK Mat & Människor

It was time to leave Prague and head to Sweden! I had one last lovely breakfast at my wonderful apartment complex before going to the airport – Off to Gothenburg! I arrived in Gothenburg late afternoon and checked in to Hotel Bellora. The stylish boutique hotel is located on the bustling main street of Avenyn…

I’m Back From Europe!

Hey all! So I just got back from a wonderful two-week Euro trip! It’s been a few years since I’ve been to Europe and I was excited to explore and taste five new cities in four new countries. My first stop was Lisbon where I had a 24-hour stopover on my way to Berlin. A…