Backpacking in Sweden: My Top 5 Fun Activities

While living in Poland has given me some kind of settled life away from the long term backpacking adventures, it is still in my mind that I could hop on the ferry to Sweden any day. It leaves from Gdynia daily from Poland’s Baltic Coast. Back in the day, I loved my time in Sweden, Read more about Backpacking in Sweden: My Top 5 Fun Activities[…]

World Borders: How to Get from Sweden to The Royal Republic of Ladonia (Nimis)

Another crazy world border crossing, a reunion and a country some of you might not have heard of. While backpacking in Sweden, I decided to head across the border into the Royal Republic of Ladonia with my friend Daniel Evans. This was yet another insane journey – you might have read about some of my previous adventures Read more about World Borders: How to Get from Sweden to The Royal Republic of Ladonia (Nimis)[…]

Backpacking in Denmark: Exploring Helsingor, Hamlet’s Town

My latest Denmark adventure was a surprise and an extra. I first visited the Danish capital Copenhagen back in 2006. That time it was a lads trip to Copenhagen for the football as my team Northern Ireland drew 0-0 with the Danes and my mates and I partied in the city. Second time round, in Read more about Backpacking in Denmark: Exploring Helsingor, Hamlet’s Town[…]

Friday’s Featured Food: Semla in Stockholm, Sweden

Today on Friday’s Featured Food I should be celebrating this, which is my 2,000th blog post on Don’t Stop Living, but hey on with the usual show!! And that means catching up with those foods I have tried down the years on my travels. I’ve been to Sweden four times so far (counting side trips to Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Semla in Stockholm, Sweden[…]

World Borders: Crossing from Sweden into Norway for My 99th Country (Gothenburg to Oslo Train)

Thanks to you all for voting and confirming my destiny on this 99 country journey which meant I had to make it to Norway in February before my 100th country adventure to Tunisia. This was an easier border crossing than most and I chose train to be my way to enter my 99th country. I’m Read more about World Borders: Crossing from Sweden into Norway for My 99th Country (Gothenburg to Oslo Train)[…]

Backpacking in Sweden: Reunion with Daniel and Sightseeing in Angelholm

Angelholm, not the home of angels or angles but a cool Swedish town that life somehow took me to. You’ll pronounce it “Eng il haulm” (kind of). For the reason I went there, you’d have to go back to my days partying as a backpacker in Chilli Blue hostel in Sydney, Australia in 2009. After Read more about Backpacking in Sweden: Reunion with Daniel and Sightseeing in Angelholm[…]

World Borders: How to Get From Sweden to Denmark (Malmo to Copenhagen by train)

So the first two Scandinavian countries I ever visited were up again on my recent adventure as I headed back to Sweden and then Denmark. This time I spent a bit longer in Sweden and toured Stockholm, Malmo, Angelholm and Gothenburg. With Denmark, I would visit Copenhagen, Helsingor and the quirky self declared Freetown of Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Sweden to Denmark (Malmo to Copenhagen by train)[…]

Taking A Winter Boat Tour in Stockholm, Sweden with Stromma and Stockholm Sightseeing

After my time touring the key sights of Stockholm in Sweden by bus it was time for a boat tour on the waters of this city which has allegedly about 50,000 islands in it! I teamed up with Stromma and went on their Winter tour with Stockholm Sightseeing. Our tour was the 10.15am boat, which departed Read more about Taking A Winter Boat Tour in Stockholm, Sweden with Stromma and Stockholm Sightseeing[…]

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