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The Trolley Cycle | Sweden Off The Beaten Path

Sweden | A Commitment To Repurposing and Reusing Sustainable living is a big commitment in Sweden. Reusing, recycling and repurposing are part of everyday life here. So much so, that communities have even taken to repurposing old railway lines and turning them into tourist…

The Liebster Award!

Niche Travel Design has been nominated for The Liebster Award! I was nominated by A World in Reach for this peer award. For a somewhat new blogger like me, this is a special treat.  It’s always a great feeling to be recognized by your peers. Thank…

The Sofiero Slott from across the lawn Lit up

All Saints’ Day – Lighting The Way to The Holidays

 WINTER CELEBRATIONS | ALL SAINTS’ DAY We Americans love Halloween. Besides the candy filled extravaganza, the fun of dressing up and parties, Halloween also marks the beginning of the winter holiday season. In quick succession it goes, Halloween, Thanksgiving and then Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa . . . In…

Kanelbulle | Niche Travel Design

Kanelbullar – A Swedish Tradition

According to the Swedish Board of Agriculture and Statistics, Swedes eat a lot of cinnamon buns or kanelbullar as they are known here. Apparently, the average Swedish person eats the equivalent of 316 cinnamon buns per year. That is almost one cinnamon bun per person,…

AbSmåland: Where The Unexpected Meets The Traditional

My New Favorite Cafe In Malmö I went for coffee today with my daughter and discovered my new favorite cafe/store/space in Malmö, Sweden, AbSmåland. Hard to describe, but oh so inviting, AbSmåland is a “lifestyle concept where the unexpected meets the traditional.” It is…

Graduation – Swedish Style

American Graduation June. Summer has arrived and all across America it is time for prom, senior ball, senior ditch day and graduation. High school graduation is a milestone in a young person’s life. 30 some odd years later and I still remember mine. In…

Bonfires, Bulbs and Bursts of Color – Swedish Spring

As many of you know or have read, Scandinavian winters can be long, dark and cold. Here in Sweden, springtime marks the important renewal of light and hope springs eternal. One thing I love is that it feels as if one day you have gone…