On the outskirts of the city of Uppsala, a stone’s throw from a busy road, lies Hjällby. Approaching it from the south the settlement looks like an everyday Sweden, a few houses surrounded by farmland. Its gem is an old observatory. Passing through gives a strange feeling of being part of the Milkyway, while keeping […]
There are not many countries that can put their entire fighter jet history to its present combat aircraft up in one flying formation. Well, Sweden can. Proud of its own aviation industry led by SAAB, Sweden is able to show its long-time winged technical achievements thanks to a support of the country’s air force, its […]
The 10th Edition of the Uppsala Carnival of Cultures, a two-day event, was having a blast this weekend. Kulturernas Karneval kicked off with getting the crowd to the festival area – the shade-rich, green English Park in the Swedish town, with a fancy Summer parade through the streets of the innercity. In contrast with last […]
One time a year the Swedish city of Uppsala warms up by Latin music and dance. The Carnival of Cultures in May puts some light in the hearts of the people. The event takes two days and is currently in its eight year. Kulturernas Karneval is filled with concerts, workshops, a market and dance performances. Plus it has a lot of activities for children like a circus, a theatre and games.
When it comes to Sweden and its parties it is Midsummer that often mesmerizes. Less known is the celebration of the coming of Spring. The student city of Uppsala close to Stockholm offer a real treat.