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Radisson Blu Royal Viking, Stockholm

Excitement is in the air here; the hotel as just completed a top to toe refurbishment just in time for her 35th birthday celebrations

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Insider Guide to Stockholm

The rain wasn’t deterring the intrepid visitors standing in a long line outside the ABBA museum. Didn’t bother me much either as I was snugly dry inside Stockholm’s hop on hop off bus as it passed them by.

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What you expect from Sweden is space, water and uplifting design, but you don’t always get it. In the country’s gloriously green, fresh-air capital, it can be surprisingly hard to find the serenity which is Scandinavia’s secret weapon in an increasingly intense and crowded world.

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Cruising the Baltic on Regent Seven Seas Voyager

So I’m standing outside my room, dressed in a fluffy white robe, a glass of red in one hand and a canapé in the other, making small talk with the immaculately dressed couple from the suite next door. Spotting an American accent, I casually ask  “Where are you from then?” to which they reply, ” […]

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Bjorkliden – possibly the most extreme golf course om earth.

There are fewer tougher challeges in golf than the 9 holes of snow covered golf in Bjorkliden, Swedish Lapland. It is extreme golf.

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