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[3 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Day in Stockholm: Skellefteå at Djurgårdens IF

I landed in Stockholm close to my arrival time of 7:50 am which was not necessarily a good thing. I got through customs and decided to take the bus to downtown Stockholm. I thought the train would be a good option. However, the cost for a one way ticket was 240 Swedish Kronas and the bus was only 119 Kronas. At first, I thought this would only cost me $10, but then I remembered the exchange rate was around 6 Kronas per US Dollar – meaning it actually cost me …

Denmark, International Hockey, International Soccer, Men's Tennis, Sweden »

[2 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

Four weeks ago, I started planning a weekend trip to Europe. I had planned to fly to London in order to travel to Dublin and Edinburgh for RBS 6 Nations rugby. However, the airfares to London were not cheap enough to make the trip.
Instead, I discovered that the airfare to Sweden was only $581.90 – cheap for Scandinavia. Plus, I had never been to Sweden. My next step was to determine if there were enough sporting events to make the trip worthwhile. There was a …