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Recent Europe reviews

  • Lovely coastside retreat

    "I booked this location for a short stay where my friends and I could make a base to see the south coast of Iceland. Stokkseyri is a small town that relies on Selfoss (10km) for many markets and services. The town is even quieter and more charming a a result. The house is very well equipped and nice. Kristin and her parents are sweet and accommodating. They communicated well and provided much helpful information prior to and during the stay. The nearby lobster restaurant was a treat...the local lobster is sweet and tender and the lobster soup makes my mouth water even now."
    Guest: Rich Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 28, 2014
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  • very convenient and comfortable

    "My husband and I and our 2 young kids and my in-laws stayed here for a week. The apartment was bright, comfortable and well-equipped. There is one bedroom which is very separated from the rest of the apartment. The second "bedroom" is part of the loft-like space. It can be separated off from the rest of the loft-like space by a sliding wall. One thing that some people might not like is that the front door to the apartment is into this second bedroom. But I found it really convenient for slipping out to get croissants while everyone else was sleeping. The bed in this second bedroom is a sofa bed, but it is very comfortable, at least for small people like my husband and me. Our kids slept on a camp bed and pack and play respectively. The sofa in the living room also converts to a bed. The bathroom does not open off any bedroom (good for sharing) and has a bathtub, useful for travelers with little kids. The kitchen is small but well-equipped. We made both lunch and dinner at home almost every day, much more comfortable than eating out with the little ones. The only thing missing for us was a high chair or a nice fat telephone directory to sit the toddler up on. For food shpping there is a very convenient Monoprix on rue Sevastopol, and lots of little specialist shops on rue Montorgueil (open Sunday mornings). Our favorite croissants were at Kayser on rue Montorgueil, which also opens earlier than other bakeries (Patisserie Stohrer was closed for August). The apartment has a washing-machine. As typical in Europe, no dryer, but the drying rack and two fans did the trick, and with little kids, in-house laundry is your friend. The apartment is up 2 flights of twisty stairs, so not good for those with limited mobility. We'd brought a light umbrella stroller which was easily brought up and down. The apartment is very well located. We walked to Notre Dame, the Louvre, Pompidou Center, Marais, etc etc. For the metro, Sevastopol is the closest stop, but Chatelet-les Halles is also very convenient if you want access to RER and other lines. A few more tips for travelers with little kids: We loved the Jardin du Luxembourg (took RER) and the Jardin du Palais Royal (walked) as well as the park in Square du Temple. And surprisingly, the Louvre was a big hit, especially the Egyptian section. For the Eiffel Tower, in high season book online weeks in advance. We didn't, so we'll climb it on our next visit, hopefully soon!"
    Guest: Paris en famille Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 25, 2014
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  • Great apartment!

    "My husband and I were in Venice recently to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary and stayed in this wonderful apartment. From booking through to our stay, everything involving Eva was so helpful. She even had us met at the vaparetto stop. As first time visitors to Venice who had no idea where we were going, this was greatly appreciated. The apartment is fantastic - everything you could possibly need is there. Pay special attention to Eva's blue binder in the apartment. It lists where you can find everything - ATM, groceries, etc. and some really great restaurant suggestions. We had a wonderful meal at one of her recommendations - a restaurant right around the corner in a converted 15th century chapel. I highly suggest a meal here! Thank you, Eva, for helping to make our anniversary trip such a memorable experience."
    Guest: Wright Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 11, 2014
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Sweden Travel Tips

Visitors to Sweden Vacation Rentals

Many people who visit Sweden are attracted by the brochures showing a snowy and magical Lapland. Indeed, if you visit in the winter months, you can experience all of this and more. Sweden is an efficient and modern society yet the people still seem to treasure many age-old traditions. This makes visiting Sweden a fantastic experience. It is a destination that captures the imagination and offers the travelers a broad range of activities and attractions to explore.

Best Season to Visit Sweden Lodging

Sweden has four distinct seasons and each has its own attractions. The vast majority of visitors visit during the warmer summer months where you can get to experience the midnight sun. There are so many outdoor activities that you will really be spoiled for choice. If you enjoy water sports, you can explore the coastline on a canoe or sailing boat. There are many deserted islands where you can set up camp for the night. On land, there are numerous hiking and trekking opportunities. The summertime is also the best time of year to explore Sweden's cultural attractions. There are many beautiful castles, palaces and cathedrals to visit. The winter months are the second busiest time of the year to visit. Many people come to experience Lapland's winter wonderland and all that it entails. There are endless snow sports and many Christmas festivities that take place in December.

Sweden Travel Attractions and Activities

If you are traveling in the snowy winter months, it is sure to be an unforgettable experience. The countryside becomes a winter wonderland and the many towns are aglow with traditional lanterns that line the streets. There are many excellent ski resorts that offer downhill skiing, snowboarding and cross country skiing. The slopes cater to all levels of skiing ability. Other snow activities include snowmobiling, dog sledding and snowshoeing. For the more adventurous, there is ice climbing or heli-skiing. A favorite pastime at the end of the day is to relax your aching muscles in a steaming sauna. If you really want to follow local traditions, you can dive into the snow or an icy pool to feel invigorated and get the blood flowing again.

In the summertime, there are many outdoor activities available. The waters off the Swedish coast hold a wealth of treasures. For those willing to brave the chilly waters, there are many wrecks that provide excellent dive sites. If you enjoy paddling, you can explore Sweden's many rivers and island archipelagoes. Guided excursions can be arranged through local operators. Other activities include fishing and horseback riding through the countryside. Golfing enthusiasts can enjoy a round on one of the many excellent championship 18-hole golf courses in Sweden. In total, the country has more than 300 golf courses.

Getting to Sweden

Sweden is located in the far northern part of Europe and one of the Scandinavian countries. It is well connected to Europe by road rail and air, and there are frequent flights to North America and other continents. The major airport is in Stockholm which is the country's largest city and capital. To get to Stockholm, there are direct flights from most major European cities such as London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, and Munich. There are also transatlantic flights from New York City, Chicago, Seattle and Washington DC. Sometimes these flights route via Copenhagen in neighboring Denmark. In the far southern part of Sweden at the city of Malmo, there is a 10-mile bridge which connects to Copenhagen in Denmark. This is the main road and rail access point into the country. There are also numerous ferries that operate between Sweden and its Scandinavian neighbors.

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