Noteworthy destinations

26 June 2019
Author: Elin
Location: Sweden

Midsommar is the most loved summer tradition amongst Swedes. Celebrations pop up in the back garden and summer houses all across the country, we gather with a few friends, raise the midsummer pole and make flower crowns. The event is a relaxed affair until the schnapps comes out that is. What ensues is a frog-like dance around a midsummer pole and a pickled herring frenzy. As it is always helpful to justify such behaviour with an occasion Swedes celebrate summer solstice, the longest day of the year. In the North, the sun barely sets and on cloudless nights there is…

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