Tag Archives: CastlesofSweden

K&K’s Trip to Taxinge-Näsby Slott/Castle from Stockholm

To visit the Swedish country side has been on our mind for a long time. Out of the many recommendations that we received, we boiled down our choices to Trosa or Mariefred! Me being an ardent lover of castles, we decided to go with Mariefred!

Once we made the decision to visit Mariefred, I began my usual research. This time, apart from looking for information online and asking recommendations from friends, I did something new. I joined a Mariefred Facebook group and asked the locals for recommendations! A majority of them had suggested we spend a day at Taxinge on the way to Mariefred! Continue reading K&K’s Trip to Taxinge-Näsby Slott/Castle from Stockholm

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K&K’s 2018 Sweden’s National Day Celebration at the Hesselby Castle Park

Last Sveriges nationaldag (Sweden’s National Day), the K&K enjoyed a mini Police exhibition and we an outdoor concert, medieval dancing and BBQ at the Royal Hagaparken!

This year, mine started on a very exhilarating note! I got to assist Natgeo Creative Photographer Lola Akinmade Åkerström on assignment for National Geographic Travel UK. Lola was photographing famous Swedish Michelin Star Chef Niklas Ekstedt at his boutique restaurant Ekstedt in Central Stockholm.

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K&K at Wenngarn Castle

For years I have watched ‘The World from Above’ on travel channels. In the program, they show prominent cities from air. Most of it would be ancient castles and palaces. The narration and the scenes would instantly take me into the world inside the television. I can watch this program on repeat.

I have a great fascination for castles and palaces. I have been to two palaces in Sweden so far. You can read about our visit to the Kungliga Slottet and Drottningholm Slott here and here respectively. Wenngarn was the first castle we visited and boy, I have been waiting ever since to write about it!  Continue reading K&K at Wenngarn Castle