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5 Best winter hotels for a magical experience

  Mounds of fresh snow softly crunching under your step and night skies illuminated by the Aurora Borealis – Nordic winters are like no other. And what better way to experience them than a cosy stay in an igloo, wrapped up in a thermal sleeping bag and thick blanket? Here’s our pick of Europe’s coolest […]

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Sweden: UK vaccinated travelers exempted from test requirement

Beginning on Monday, October 11, travelers from the United Kingdom who are visiting Swedenfor non-essential reasons will be allowed admission if they have been vaccinated against COVID-19. The decision was made public on Thursday, October 7, and it also removed the obligation for vaccinated UK travelers to test for COVID-19.   “Today, the government passed […]

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Sweden will try to boost vaccination efforts

In the face of a failing vaccination drive, Sweden will step its efforts to get more people vaccinated against COVID-19, with authorities warning on Wednesday that the unprotected may have to live with limitations for longer. More over 80% of Swedes aged 16 and up, who are eligible for the vaccines, have gotten at least […]

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Sweden: First passenger rail line to Finland

  Although Sweden and Finland are neighboring countries, they have not been connected by passenger trains for nearly 30 years.    Nowadays, the popularity of train travel has greatly increased, partly because of concerns about the environment. In view of this, Sweden and Finland are taking important steps to establish cross-border connections through passenger trains.  […]

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