Stockholm: Vasa, Skansen, and ABBA

As is the case with most expeditions I embark on, visits to museums make up a large percentage of my activities. Not surprisingly, my time here in Stockholm will be no different. The three institutions I am most keen on visiting this go around are the Vasa Museum, the Skansen Open Air Museum, and the… Continue reading Stockholm: Vasa, Skansen, and ABBA

Stockholm: The Nobel Prize

Upon arriving in Sweden, I grab my backpack and make my way to the airport shuttle. Built in 1999, the Arlanda Express transports passengers from Sweden’s rural cow country to the bustling city center of Stockholm. This train ride is both quiet and smooth and arrives at our destination in only 20 minutes. This is… Continue reading Stockholm: The Nobel Prize