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World Heritage #0559 – Royal Domain of Drottningholm

What makes Drottningholm so outstanding is how the different influences from the wider world have set their mark on the park and buildings...

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A visit to Drottningholm Palace outside Stockholm

This is the Versailles of northern Europe. The royal palace offers a spectacular way of getting behind the curtains to discover how one of...

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What to do revisiting Stockholm?

It was only two years since my last visit to Stockholm and I had then visited several of the main highlights of the Swedish capital. The...

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Gamla Stan and other highlights of Stockholm

The old city of Stockholm (Gamla Stan) draws many visitors to the capital of Sweden. Deservedly so. However, there is more to see and this...

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World Heritage #0558 – Skogskyrkogården

A large and delightful cemetery outside of Stockholm with trees, hills and several chapels. The UNESCO World Heritage List includes...

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InterRail East (1) Berlin and former East Germany

This is my diary from a four week train journey to Eastern Europe. We started in Oslo and crossed the Baltic Sea from Sweden to East...

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