Wonderful Bergius Botanic Garden

Thetraveljunkie.org – In today’s post we wanted to take you to Bergius Botanic Garden, a botanical garden beautifully situated at lake Brunnsviken in Stockholm. A paradise for plants enthusiasts with thousands of trees, shrubs, and herbs from around the world. The famous Victoria House has the world’s largest water lily. Exotic plants thrive in the Victoria House and Edvard Anderson Conservatory. Café, shop, and restaurant.

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Kafe 44: A Fantastic Underground Cafe in Stockholm

Thetraveljunkie.org – Although it was summer when we were there this visit, the weather was still quite cool, especially later in the day so we were excited to get back to Kafe 44 and snuggle into its warmth and enjoy some delicious vegan and vegetarian food. This fantastic underground cafe was just as inviting as we remembered and the same staff looked after us in such a friendly way.

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Cruising with Isabelle and Explore the Beautiful Baltic Sea Capitals, Stockholm and Riga!

Thetraveljunkie.org – Instead of flying from Stockholm to Riga we decided to take Tallink’s cruise, the M/S Isabelle. The trip lasted about 18hrs and was indeed pleasant with everything from check-in at Stockholm’s Frihamnen Terminal to disembarkation at the Riga Passenger Terminal running smoothly. A most civilised and stress-free way to travel.

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Discover Sunyaragi Caves

Thetraveljunkie.org – In today’s post we wanted to take you around Cirebon, most interesting to visit because of its multi-nations acculturation; Sundanese, Javanese, Chinese, Indian, and European. When in Cirebon, we discovered the Sunyaragi Caves. The interesting structure was encircled by a carpet of green grass and it looked like a combination of coral, canals, rocky resting huts, gapura and caves.

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A Journey Through Sigtuna, Sweden

Thetraveljunkie.org – In today’s post we wanted to take you around Sigtuna, Sweden’s first town, founded in the 10th century. Small-scale and pedestrian friendly, with charming wooden buildings by Lake Mälaren, less than an hour outside of Stockholm. Good selection of stores, cafés, restaurants and hotels, plus an interesting museum. The district is rich in rune stones, to fascinate history buffs. Sigtuna can be reached by train, bus, or boat from the center of Stockholm.

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The Art of Fika with Vetekatten

Thetraveljunkie.org – The best thing to start off the morning is to have a fika (a break involving a coffee and a treat of some kind). Sweden has one of the highest coffee consumption rates in the world and finding a coffee shop is pretty easy. This time we went to Vetekatten at Kungsgatan, central Stockholm, one of the scores of well-preserved, tradition-packed coffee shops where you can sample traditional Swedish pastries of superior quality. The coffee is delicious and the decor so gorgeous that it’s practically impossible not to enjoy breakfast.

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Warna-Warna Gamla Stan

Thetraveljunkie.org – We had been wanting to visit Sweden for every year and the truth is that it didn’t disappoint. In today’s post we wanted to take you around the old city or Gamla Stan and show off the many different things Stockholm has to offer. Gamla Stan is like a living, pedestrian friendly museum filled with sights, restaurants, cafes, bars and places to shop. The narrow, winding cobblestone streets, with their buildings in different colors, give Gamla Stan its unique character.

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