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3 days in Stockholm city itinerary, prices

3 Days in Stockholm On a Budget: Itinerary and Prices

One of the most expensive cities in the world, Stockholm can be also very inexpensive if you know ways to save money. I will tell you about the prices in the capital of Sweden and give three 3-day Stockholm itineraries and travel costs in each of them. Here is my guide to prices in Stockholm with 3-day itineraries in the end. Prices in Stockholm As in the neighboring Scandinavian countries, the average prices in Stockholm are very high, while knowing some tips from this article you can save lots of money. Let’s start with prices of attractions in Stockholm and free places to visit there. Prices of Attractions in Stockholm Here are the prices of the most typical and popular tourist attractions in Stockholm. Although, you can just walk through the city center without using public transport, I recommend you to take a metro ticket and visit several stations. Stockholm […]

Refugees problem in Sweden

5 Social Problems in Sweden. Nobody is perfect

Scandinavian countries like Sweden seem like a great example of how the political, economic, and social systems should work, and the people have a carefree life with no social problems. In fact, there are problems like in any other place in the world. So, here are the 5 immigration and social problems in Sweden. Problem 1 The refugees. Sweden was the country in Europe taking the most refugees per capita among all European countries during the immigrant crisis of 2015. It was taking 10000 new comers every week. Like in other countries in Europe, especially Germany, this issue was confronted with resistance. There are many people from one side, who completely support the Swedish immigrant policy and many people from the other, who are against it and see big immigration problems in Sweden. It spread to the political parties. The Swedes are rather nationalistic, so there have appeared numerous supporters […]

Korona na moście, zwiedzanie Sztokholmu

Free Stockholm. Great way of spending time free

The second day in Stockholm, I managed to spend almost for free. The day started with a free breakfast and a walking tour. Free walking tour So, I decided to go on a ‘free’ walking tour around the city. It’s much more interesting to walk when you do not just see the buildings, but you know their history and some interesting details. Stockholm walking tour guide from New Zealand Our tour guide was a woman from New Zealand, who clearly was better prepared for the morning weather than I. The wind greatly changes the perceived temperature. During the excursion, we toooo often stayed on the bridges. I struggled to stop trembling and still tried to listen to what our guide was telling us. Despite those suffering, I love such tours, because apart from interesting information, guides give you lots of useful one: where to go, what’s free in Stockholm, where […]

Вид на Стокгольм

Cheap in Stockholm. Adventures on a budget. Day 1

Adventures on a budget in expensive Stockholm Have you always been scared off by expensive Scandinavian countries? I was. I did not even dare to fly there for just 20 euros return flight, as for a tourist on a budget it is difficult to survive there. But, I finally decided to go there and to discover, what can be cheap in Stockholm for a tourist on a budget. Do not be afraid of high prices, there is always a way to have a good time with a limited budget. I decided to investigate Stockholm on a budget on my own. I was even glad to fly alone after having to look after 12 people in Prague, so that everyone is happy. I didn’t depend on anyone, met some locals and had my own plan of cheap or free places in Stockholm. I bought return tickets from Poznan (Poland) for 19 […]

Шведы на улицах Стокгольма

Swedish Personality Traits and Character

Swedish personality is something ambiguous that it is impossible to understand without knowing these people closer or without hearing the opinions of foreigners living in Sweden. For them, in contrast to their countries, it is possible to recognize the Swedish personality traits. Having visited Stockholm, I wanted to plunge into the local culture and understand how the Swedes think and what their personality traits are. To get to know it better, I talked with Swedes and foreigners in Stockholm. My impression of the Swedish personality traits Negative traits of the Swedish personality After summarizing what I saw, what I heard from an Ecuadorian, Belarusian, Moldovan, Taiwanese and other people, I can say that the Swedish personality is unfriendly and cold. The Swedes avoid almost any contact, they can start chatting in the bar only if they drink a lot. After work or study, almost everyone goes home and does not […]