February 2017

Ten restaurants you must try in Uppsala

2019-10-30T06:53:38-07:00 By |Categories: Eating out, Feature, Fine Dining, Restaurants|Tags: , , |

Uppsala is quite simply one of the top destinations to eat out in Sweden. Just as you’d expect from a lively university city. The combination of a faculty of distinguished international academics with a taste for the good things in life and a horde of hungry students trying to make ends meet on a low budget results in a range of eateries to suit every taste and every budget. Worth a day trip from Stockholm simply to enjoy a delicious meal! In recent decades, Sweden has emerged as a country with one of the world’s most exciting and innovative culinary cultures. Uppsala lives up to this reputation. Several of Uppsala’s finest [...]

Swedish fika, a momento of the past that is still going strong

2017-06-12T05:21:31-07:00 By |Categories: Cafés, Eating out, Summer, Swedish Vacation|Tags: , , , , |

Enjoying a cup of really good coffee and a freshly baked pastry with friends is such an important part of life here that the Swedes have a special word for it: “fika”. This term has become rather well-known abroad and a delicious “fika” is something that many visitors really look forward to on a visit to Sweden. And where better than Uppsala, where you will always find a café nearby? Well worth making a day-trip from Stockholm. Fabulous places to fika in Uppsala A chance to fika by the Fyris and enjoy the atmosphere of one of Sweden’s most charming university cities is a pleasure not to be missed. And if it’s [...]