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Julia A

Active on Triple since: 19 Jan, 2017 - 6:55 PM
Hi! My name is Julia. Born in Russia, I've become a passionate lover of Sweden and everything about and around it. That's why I've spent half of my life studying the Swedish mentality, traditions and history... At the moment I work with various projects, some of which involve teaching Swedish, guiding in Sweden, writing books about Sweden - and that's what I'd like to share with you: my knowledge of all the secrets I've discovered so far. What makes me so different from other guides? Well, here are some examples: - I've written 3 thick travel guides over Sweden, Stockholm and Scandinavia, all of them with tons of fascinating facts - I've been guiding in Sweden since 2000 - I create excursions for travelers from all around the world. - I give lectures about Swedish mentality and customs

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February 2020

Sehr zu empfehlen

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July 2019

I am a single mom travelling with 3 children 12, 9 and 2. I decided to book a private tour with Julia because a big group wouldn't suit us. Julia was just amazing. She had prepared some int…

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June 2019

Great tour! We only were on a half-day stopover in Stockholm - but Julia showed us so many interesting places in the city, that I am already feeling at home there. Very interesting stories,…

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July 2018

This was our first trip to Stockholm. Julia was a fantastic and very informative guide. Learning the history of the city really helps you understand how things developed to the present day.

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August 2017

It was a wonderful and very informative tour of Old Stockholm. Julia was a fabulous guide. She was very knowledgeable and and very generous with her time. Not only did we learn about the …

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July 2017

Julia travelled with us throug the history of this beautifull city filled with wonderfull hidden places. We saw historic treasures that were not noticed by other travelers. She told us leg…

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July 2017

This was a really fun way to explore and learn more about a part of Stockholm. Julia is a very friendly and knowledgeable guide with lots of fascinating stories about the old town and its h…

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September 2019

Very interesting to learn about Swedish culture this way. Julia was very impressive. We enjoyed her company and the 'chat over a coffee and cake' format worked very well. We got some his…

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August 2018

Julia was great.

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January 2020

I am happy I decided to book the activity! The best tourist experience in Stockholm so far! Julia is the most competent guide and the nicest host I have ever met. Her linguistics ski…

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August 2018

Great way to start learning Swedish language & find out about the history of Stockholm. The host Julia is very positive and lovely person. The was a real pleasure.

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July 2018

Everybody should hurry and book that tour! Julia is amazing and is a whealth of information not only about the Swedish language, but also Swedish culture & history. I assure you , you will…

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January 2018

We loved it! Not only did we learn the words, we learned the history behind the words as well as an overview on how Stockholm came to be Stockholm. It was all very interesting and fun. Juli…

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July 2018

Julia is one of the greatest guides we ever had. She knows Stockholm very well and she is a great storyteller. We enjoyed the tour a lot. I highly recommend Julia!

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January 2018

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour of Sodermalm, Knights Island and Old Town. Julia weaved a story of historical fact and folklore that was most entertaining. Thanks Julia

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January 2018

Julia knows a lot about Stockholm. We especially enjoyed her little stories from the past, small examples of what has once been and how it happened to real people. It makes history so much …

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October 2020

Julia was a fantastic guide, and I really enjoyed this experience! She is a great storyteller, and I found this very entertaining, as well as learning a lot from it about Stockholm and its …

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August 2020

Very much enjoyed; Julia is an enthusiastic guide.

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August 2020

Great experience. Friendly guide with good stories. A good mix of history, architecture and quirky stories told in a fun and engaging way.

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August 2020

This experience allows me to look at Stockholm differently when I go. There's lots of interesting details in the city, each has a story behind, a glimpse into the city's identity.

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August 2020

Have never been to Stockholm, but this made me feel I already have. Well constructed presentation and Julia is a super story teller. Enjoyed it very much, learnt a lot and thus recommend it…

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August 2020

Stockholm im Detail entdecken - so könnte man diesen Trip am Besten beschreiben.

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August 2020

Julia is a delightful storyteller and took us on an exciting and insightful tour of Old Town Stockholm, Sweden! It was really neat to learn about different aspects of Stockholm's history an…

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July 2020

It’s a great experience. Julia is very passionate about Swedish culture, and she’s a superb storyteller. She answered all my questions and introduced me to Swedish traditions and the beauti…

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July 2020

Julia has so much knowledge about Stockholm's old town and its history, the kind of knowledge that my local Swedish friends don't even know! Stockholm is one of my favorite cities in the wo…

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January 2020

I would never have seen so much or learnt so much without Julia's expert guidance. I only had a few hours in Stockholm and Julia expertly guided me around without it feeling rushed and I m…

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August 2018

Julia’s tour was excellent ... she was very knowledgeable about Stockholm and the history of the city, which was even more impressive considering how much power changed between the Nordic n…

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June 2018

My parents loved their tour with Julia. She was so accommodating and flexible, they are elderly and needed to be picked up from their hotel, and the route of the tour needed to be adjusted …

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July 2017

We very much enjoyed this activity. Julia is an excellent guide with great knowledge and above all sensibility to her clients. She offered us a perfect glimpse on Stockholm and we felt like…

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July 2017

Great introduction to the founding of Stockholm with good descriptions of the kings and nobleman of note and the architectural influences. A good place to start for first time visitors. J…