First Stora Hotellet

Storgatan 46, Umeå, Västerbotten, Lapland, 90106, Sweden | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $143.00

Travel Blogs from Umeň

A Change of Plan

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10


... they were out as soon as the rain stopped, pretty soon the weather drove them back under cover again. What a shame.

Later on, we were able to have a Skype chat with my sister, niece and mum – they had flown over from the US to visit mum and today was their last day. They all looked well, very in fact, having had a week of lovely weather. Enough said. Still, it was so nice to see them all, mum looked like a sprightly septuagenarian, rather than ...

Cool Runnings

A travel blog entry by matt81


... my soft shell jacket, and-finally-my trusty grey wool Uruguayan toque. Did you know that toque is a wholly Canadian word? Other nations call it silly things like “knitted cap”, and other such ridiculous phrases.

So, I took a few deep breaths and emerged out onto the sidewalk, braving the climate-and-it actually wasn’t half bad. The rain was coming down on an angle-like, sideways. Ok, no it wasn’t, I ...

Nice and Cold

A travel blog entry by matt81

... efforts to keep humanity on the ocean front without pulling back will cost a great deal of money. The Carolinas, some states in NE USA, for example have already invested hundreds of millions of dollars in placing heavy rock along their shoreline. Vancouver's cost estimate ranged somewhere around $150 million if I remember correctly.

The recent world economic slow down raises the question of whether the world can afford to keep functioning the ...

Visiting the Au Pair!

A travel blog entry by krosell


... I was loading the dishes and he just came up and put the dishes next to the sink. I knew that he understood enough English for me to say, “The Dishwasher is dirty, you can put them in.” He got my point and put h is dishes in.

Later that night we were asked if we wanted to go to the local graveyard. The weekend after Halloween is when the Swedes visit the graves of their relatives, they place candles on the graves. I really wanted to see ...

Dagligvaror, nya vänner och björnar - Aj min!

A travel blog entry by smikneus


... Bruno (Peru), Annia (Germany) and Maria (Russia). We all exchanged emails and phone numbers and it was simply just a jolly good time.

August 31st I will begin my first "module," or class on International Business Environment. Here in Sweden, students only take one class at a time - classes last (on average) about 4 hours a day.

Need to get to bed early tonight, as orientation starts at 10:15 am ...

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