Tag: travel

Make Sweden your home through travelling

An understanding of culture and place is fundamental to connecting with Swedes and their country. In my experience as a newcomer here, exploring different parts of Sweden has helped me connect both with my new home and with the people who live here by fostering a deeper understanding of...

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...

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...