With the blink of an eye Stockholm made it on every citytrippers’ travel destination list. But can we really blame ourselves? The city of meatballs and design is the picture-perfect getaway.
All great things come in pairs
Stockholm is spread across 14 islands and every neighborhood has its own character. With so much diversity you could easily spend a week in the Swedish capital and not run out of things to do. But just like you and your Samsonite suitcase all great things come in pairs. We listed for you a few pairs to give your trip that little extra.
Hitting the slopes real soon? To ensure you’ve got everything covered, we asked an expert to list his travel essentials. Childeric Bogaert trains the Belgian national snowboard team, and he is also one of the youth trainers within the Flemish Federation of Snowsports. You can find Childeric 120 days a year on the slopes all over Europe, America, New Zealand or Australia. Packing is something he does a few times a month, so he’s the perfect packing expert when it comes to snowboard holidays.READ MORE
Autumn and winter are cosy seasons because of the hot drinks by the fire, the warm jumpers and the cold weather. Every once in a while you need a break from the bad weather though to be remembered of what summer felt like. There is no better way of doing that than going on a last minute getaway to warmer places! Here is our top five of places to escape bad weather.READ MORE
For children Halloween is the best time of the year because they get to dress up, eat candy and stay up late. Trick or treating every year is great fun for them but it can also be nice to go away for the holiday. There are many different theme parks and cities that do special Halloween festivals so go ahead and explore these daunting destinations!READ MORE
When being on holiday, doing some sightseeing is automatically part of the deal. But of course, you also want evidence of those great monuments and places you visited, so you whip out your camera and get some snapshots. Before you know it, you’re phone is loaded with great pictures. So what do you do with them when you’re back from your getaway? Not much. You load some of them onto Facebook. You probably shared a couple on Instagram. You pass your phone around to some friends and colleagues. And that’s about it. There is however so much more you can do with them!READ MORE
No, you don’t need Valentine’s Day to get all romantic. Even better: do something romantic when it’s NOT Valentine’s Day. Want our advice? Surprise your partner by taking him or her on a gastronomic weekend. But don’t just choose a restaurant that serves magnificent food. Go for an exquisite restaurant with a view that is so breathtaking it will knock your partner’s socks off. Take your (Samsonite) weekend bag and head off: nothing beats a delicious candlelight dinner with a view you have never experienced before.
We all need a little guidance of course, so here is our Top 4 of most romantic restaurants in Europe – WITH a view.
When watching movies, holidays by car with the kids always look great: the children keep themselves amused; the whole family sings happy songs together; and not one of them is crying or gets bored. However, the reality is different: fifteen to twenty minutes into driving, your children repetitively start asking: “are we there yet?”. Your dream of a peaceful drive to your destination is not how you imagined it would be. Samsonite to the rescue! There are many different ways to keep your kids entertained. You just need to prepare yourself a bit. So here are our tips for a peaceful drive to that wonderful holiday destination!READ MORE
Travelling is something that can be relaxing and stressful at the same time. For some people, the whole trip - from packing to queuing to boarding the plane - is a breeze. However, others already panic because they can’t fit another pair of heels into their suitcase. The key to a peaceful journey is a suitcase that’s been packed well.
Here are five tips on how to pack like a pro!
Don’t we all secretly dream about leaving everything behind and moving to a tropical island to live a life full of sunshine, daily strolls along the beach, smiling people and mild temperatures all year long? The only thing stopping you is probably that you find it hard to leave your family and friends behind. But what if the love of your life is living on a tropical island?READ MORE
“No, sorry, I can’t come to your birthday party. I’m afraid I’ll be on a business trip to Sevilla.” If that is your response to a party invitation, in 80% of the cases you will get an answer similar to “How exciting! Being paid to travel, that is so cool! Have fun!”
However, people who travel a lot for business know it’s not that glamorous. In fact, business travel can be quite exhausting: crowded planes, traffic jams, waiting lounges and unforeseen delays really don’t help to get in a relaxing state of mind. Let alone feel glamorous. So what can you do about it? Transform your exhausting business trip into a more rewarding break! Here are Samsonite’s tips to combine business with pleasure in the most effective way when travelling abroad.
We all hate rain. But we hate it even more when we have kids, since it’s not always easy to entertain them when it’s wet outside. There are however plenty of ways to keep them busy and happy. And no, they don’t involve computer games. Just think creatively and go against the tide. Here are Samsonite’s 10 tips to ensure you have a wonderful rainy day.READ MORE
Most travellers are unware that hand luggage restrictions differ between airlines. Don’t let the jumble of dimensions ruin your city trip. There’s an easy way to ensure that your bag will not raise red flags at check-in, no matter which carrier you fly with.READ MORE
This autumn, up your airport game with a bag that says as much about you as the clothes packed inside it – no matter whether you’re a minimalist, trendsetter or classic dresser. With duffles and spinners in a wealth of colours, shades and designs, making a statement in the airport has never been easier.READ MORE