A Long Weekend on Idyllic Oland

A Long Weekend on Idyllic Oland, Borgholm, Sweden (B)

It’s unheard of for me to have an entire weekend off and especially three days off – I hate doing nothing and even though I had to study for exams, I decided that the perfect way to do just that would be to explore a new place during the day, study during the evening and sleep when I’m old. After all, you (maybe) only live once and I want to make the most out of it! So after I’d decided where to go that weekend, which wasn’t easy at all, I headed off to Öland, a 137 km long island off the east coast of Sweden, on the 26th of April, for three days of explorations, studying and relaxing.

The journey from Copenhagen up to the village of Borgholm on Öland took just under five hours, and although I was reading for the majority of the journey, I did get to see some stunning landscapes from the windows of the train. Sweden is and will always be one of my favourite countries. There’s just something magical about it, especially during the spring and summer time.

For the first time in forever, I’d booked myself into my own room! I usually always stay in hostels because I’m cheap and like to socialize, but that weekend I really needed to focus on studying as well as travelling, so a single room it was. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Long Weekend on Idyllic Oland
Guide Location: Sweden » Borgholm
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Melissa Cherry Villumsen
Read it on Author's Website: http://iliveasidream.com/index.php/2018/06/23/a-long-weekend-on-idyllic-oland/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • harbour
  • Villa Verdi
  • Storgatan
  • Netto
  • Borgholm Castle
  • Sollidens Slott
  • Princess Estelle promenade
  • PizzaPlaneten