Visitor’s Guide to Stockholm, Sweden

Visitor’s Guide to Stockholm, Sweden

With five days in Stockholm, there’s a lot you can do. For instance, walking through 13th century Gamla Stan, enjoying fika (the Swedish version of coffee break with friends), and trying all the Swedish foods and desserts. Of everything I did, this is a list of...
Stockholm: What to Know Before You Go

Stockholm: What to Know Before You Go

When I told my friends and colleagues I was going to Sweden for vacation (during winter no less) the first question asked was, “Why?” As a traveler, this seems like a silly question to me. Why not Sweden? Typically I enjoy going to places I know very...
Exploring Cusco, Peru: Day 2

Exploring Cusco, Peru: Day 2

A typical meal in Cusco, Peru may include bread with butter and jam and coffee or tea. Other popular choices include: a chicharrón (fried pork) sandwich, tamale, or empanada. BREAKFAST IN CUSCO On my second day in Cusco I had breakfast at La Valeriana, a darling café...