Collected by Alexandra Bader
Koster Islands, 452 04, Sweden
Gothenburg is a big city that embraces its natural surroundings: rocky shoreline, forests, and, of course, the coast. There are countless ways to take to the water, and Slottsskogen Park’s woodland trails let you glimpse distinctive Swedish...
456 50 Smögen, Sweden
Gothenburg is making waves for its locavore dining scene, notably Michelin-starred seafood spot Sjömagasinet and Norda Bar & Grill, which won the world’s best bartender award in 2015. Norda also showcases the talents of chef Marcus Samuelsson, who...
442 66 Marstrand, Sweden
Gothenburg has tales to tell of pirates and smugglers, battles against the Danes and Norwegians, and emigrants bound for America. The Gothenburg City Museum is a great place to get a crash course, and you’ll encounter history as you stroll around,...
Skabram 201, 962 99 Jokkmokk, Sweden
Swedish wilderness tour guides Matti Holmgrem and Stina Svensson of Jokkmokkguiderna often spend days on end camping out and sledding through the spectacular mountain regions of Padjelanta and Sarek National Parks in Laponia with their 38 Siberian...
Abisko Turist Station, 981 07 Abisko, Sweden
Around me was utter silence even though dozens of people were above and below me. Nearby towering mountains were coated in snow. Unnerving and eerie in one sense yet utterly humbling. The chairlift I was riding in had to be stopped for every...
Marknadsvägen 63, 981 91 Jukkasjärvi, Sweden
When I first stepped into the blue folds of the ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjärvi I thought this must be what Superman's Fortress of Solitude looks like. It's that blue found in the water of higher latitudes, a blue that looks photoshopped although no...
Edeforsvägen 2A, 960 24 Harads, Sweden
TreeHotel exemplifies rustic elegance with its quintessentially Swedish eco-friendly designs and trendy minimalist décor tightly coupled with a rugged backcountry location within the tiny village of Harads in Swedish Lapland and spectacular room...