Hotel Woodpecker

Västerås, Västmanland, Swedish Lakeland, Sweden | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Västerås

Ikea and Swedish Meatballs... In Sweden

A travel blog entry by sarahs-trips

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This past weekend, I took the short 2.5 hour flight over to Sweden, to spend some time with Katelyn visiting a friend from Laurentian, Caroline, who is spending her semester studying in Vasteras, Sweden .

I arrived in Stockholm just after 2 o'clock. I had 4 hours until I had to be at the airport to meet Katelyn before heading to Vasteras. With all this free time, I decided to walk around the city. This is the first time since ...

Home Base

A travel blog entry by latte_lover

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... cream. It is really good, but a tad sweet. Cinnamon buns are also very popular, but do not expect giant sized ones They are smaller, and usually have sugar granules on top. There are amazing chocolate covered cookies, that are also filled with a cardamom paste. Chokladbollar is a Swedish chocolate ball, with coconut. In the city my favorite bakery to date is Brynolf Bagare. ...

On the River

A travel blog entry by latte_lover

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Eskilstuna is a great little city, but again not one that any tourist would have a need to stop at. It is beautiful, and old but does not really have anything that other Swedish towns do not. As we just learned in class, the main industry here is Volvo construction equipment. It is an old mill town, as it is on River Eskilstunaån, ...

Viking City

A travel blog entry by latte_lover

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... and use bells to let you know they need to pass if you are in there way. A lot of students buy bikes for the semester, especially those living far from campus.
Bandy is the national winter sport in Sweden, and as a Student I have been able to see matches for free. Basically bandy is like field hockey on ice. It is a larger ice rink then in hockey, and is less violent. They use a bright colored ball instead of a buck.



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Different life

A travel blog entry by camomile

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... to Barcelona and London. London checked:) ! What can be better then land to your backyard and then just walk home in few minutes)
Till now I remember first parties. Being shy, but still trying to do all the best to find new people, but then you see all the same like you and just making friends by seconds and it never felt easier. Also, I came to Sweden with another Lithuanian girl, but after awhile we stopped hanging out together - probably we found ...

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This hotel, located in Västerås, is near Engsö Castle.
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