Sweden is the land of blonde hair and blue eyes. Almost all people and travellers forget how big Sweden actually is, with just 9 million people, it’s vast landscapes make up for it’s small but very friendly population. It has such vast landscapes, that many people disregard. In addition, the North has beautiful scenery, frozen nearly all year round, to beautiful countryside near the Danish boarder.
Most of all, let’s not forget about the beautiful city of Stockholm. With stunning architecture preserving its history and it being surrounded by beautiful lakes and fjords, it has become a photographer dream. As a result, it 100% shouldn’t be missed on your travels around Europe. However, as it is one of the most expensive countries in Europe, you shouldn’t be put off by this!
Currency: Swedish Krona (SEK) Click here for currency conversion rates.
Good to know: Hallå (Hello), Tack (Thank you), and adjö (Goodbye).
Visa: If you are not an EU citizen you may need a visa. Click here for more information.
Climate: Sweden generally has a temperate climate thanks to the Gulf Stream, however in winter it can get very cold and the further North you go in winter the shorter the sunlight hours get.
Power Adaptors: 2 pin plug – Type C or F (Click here for full information).
Global Peace Index: Rank 14th of 163.
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