Wild Adventures in the Glaskogen Nature Reserve

Wild Adventures in the Glaskogen Nature Reserve

There aren’t many places left in Europe where you can wander through primeval forest for hours at a time without encountering a single soul, but Glaskogen Nature Reserve in western Sweden is certainly one of them. Whether you’re after some lugn och ro (peace and quiet) or are itching for some active outdoor…

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Cheap and Free Things to do in Karlstad

Cheap and Free Things to do in Karlstad

Karlstad is the surprisingly lively capital of western Sweden’s Värmland region. It’s home to one of the largest coffee brands in the Nordic countries, as well as a successful ice hockey club and Sweden’s largest rally event. Okay, okay: so it might not be as dynamic a city as Stockholm or Gothenburg. But…

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Travel: The six most beautiful autumn walks in Värmland

Travel: The six most beautiful autumn walks in Värmland

Spectacular colours are on display, mushrooms and berries are ripe for the picking, the summer tourists have disappeared and the days are still long enough to enjoy the sunshine. Autumn is without a doubt the best time of year to explore the Värmland region in western Sweden. The Local Sweden, 2 September 2016 [Read…

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