Month: June 2019

It’s “Midsommar”. Visit these places to experience the best of Sweden’s summer

Midsummer (Midsommar) is probably one of the most important holidays in the Swedish calendar. The holiday originates from agrarian times, where celebrations were held to welcome summer time and the season of fertility. Celebrations typically include large gatherings of family, lunches including pickled herring, boiled potatoes with fresh dill, a grilled dish of some kind, such as spare rib …

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5 of the world’s least visited countries and why you should head there

We’ve all heard of overtourism and the ill effects it has had on destinations across the world. One of our featured posts with Silvija Rumiha, founder of Zero Waste Bali, highlighted the plastic problem the island of Bali has faced, a large part of it being the result of over-tourism. According to UK tour company Responsible Travel, …

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