Travel Blogs from Växjö
It has been a busy day for the GSE team! We started out bright and early from Växjö with our expert guides for a trip to the Kingdom of Crystal and on to the Emigrants Path.
The Kingdom of Crystal is the informal name given to the area near Växjö that is historically known for its glass production. The area currently has at least 12 glassworks, from small one-person operations to larger companies. The team stopped at Kosta, ...
... songs for us and did an amazing job. It was very fun listening to them, and we had a great time. After sending them off to study for a big exam the following day, we sat down to dinner and spent the rest of the evening chatting and getting to know one another better. When everyone had finished their last cup of coffee, we headed home with our host families to rest up for another big day ...
... yet practical design can create style. A prime example in an accessory was a juicer resembling a three legged spider or a 1950s science-fiction rocket ship.
Between the visits to the furniture stores, we sat down for afternoon fika. Upon entering the cafe, we noticed a certain familiarity in the chairs. Where had we seen the design before? Lammhults of course! It was nice to see local businesses having ties to one ...
The GSE team was on mid-tour rest May 17 - 18. We slept a lot, shopped a bit and had the chance to relax and catch up with Karin, Dan and Vibeke from the Swedish GSE team. Other than the rain, it was a fantastic break in the action.
On Friday morning we met our tour guides for the day, Jimmi and Lena, around 10:00 am at the hotel in Åseda, then headed out to Hauge's Glass Factory in Kulltorp. The team was excited to experience Hauge's, as there had been much talk regarding the glass factory between our team and various residents and visitors we had met in Åseda! We were not disappointed! Hauge's specializes in recycled glass ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Pets allowed