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Celebrating Norway’s National Day

Celebrating Norway’s National Day

Celebrating National Day, originally uploaded by Ralph Grizzle. Eurodam is in Oslo today. One week ago, I was in Norway’s capital city to attend events celebrating National Day, one of the most exciting – and colorful – national events I’ve ever witnessed. Care to see what you missed? I’ve posted a Flickr slideshow of last…   read more of “Celebrating…”

Stockholm Is a ‘Green’ City

Stockholm Is a ‘Green’ City

What’s big and green and occupies one third of Stockholm’s total land area? Parks. Stockholm is an exceptionally green city, and the best place to experience that green is in the former royal deer park known as Djurgarden.

Special Stockholm Guide

Special Stockholm Guide

For planning your trip to Stockholm, read The Avid Cruiser’s Special Stockholm Guide for insider advice on how to spend Two Perfect Days in the Swedish capital or just a few hours while in port. Clicking on the link above or here will launch a new window featuring the special guide in digital format. Once…   read more of “Special Stockholm…”

Stockholm: One Perfect Day In Port

Stockholm: One Perfect Day In Port

Time, unfortunately, is not standing still as it is on the clock above in Gamla Stan, so get ready for a full day of touring Stockholm at a respectable pace. You’ll see a lot, but you’ll only skim Stockholm’s surface if you’re visiting for the day on a cruise that calls on the Swedish capital….   read more of “Stockholm: One…”