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The Black Gold of Sweden – Sweden’s Unusual Delicacy

AUTUMN IN SWEDEN | HUNTING FOR BLACK GOLD  Sweden in the autumn is a beautiful site. The land is painted with a palette of orange, red and yellow palette trees, blustery clouds, and blue skies. Along the incredible Bohuslän coast of Sweden it is…

The Secret To Italian Style – Fare La Bella Figura

“The Creator made Italy from designs by Michelangelo.” Mark Twain Have you ever wondered what is the secret to Italian style? How Italians manage stilettos on cobblestones or how they look chic and elegant at all times? After moving to Italy I discovered the…

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…

3 young women sitting on top of horses swimming near Zadar, Croatia

Swimming With Horses | Zadar, Croatia Off The Beaten Path

Are you looking for a unique travel experience? Something off the beaten path? Swimming with horses in Croatia may be just the thing you are looking for. STABLES NEAR ZADAR | Riding Club Vencil There are a number of stables throughout Croatia for riding…

Holland Off The Beaten Path | Marvelous Maastricht

Visiting Holland, most people head to Amsterdam or The Hague. A little bit off the beaten path lies Marvelous Maastricht. The first adjective that comes to mind when I think of Maastricht is charming. Cobblestoned streets, Baroque, Romanesque and Renaissance architecture, large market squares, cafes and a…

The Glass Cabins of Baldersnäs Herrgård

The Glass Cabins of Sweden

Looking for a place to unwind, recharge, and commune with nature, but still want the comforts of a bed, a down comforter, and a gourmet meal? Look no further than The Glass Cabins at Baldersnäs Herrgård.  THE SECRET TO HAPPINESS Sweden is often rated…