Liseberg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Sweden is a go-to destination for tourists and has been for many years. One of its main attraction is in its second largest city, Gothenburg. Liseberg Amusement Park opened up in 1923 on the 300th anniversary exhibition of Gothenburg. It is ranked as one of the most visited amusement parks in Scandinavia, 3 million visitors annually. The official colors of Liseberg are pink and green as can be seen on the entrance and the older houses in the park, the colors were also adopted for the logo, which was introduced in the 1980s, but changed in 2013 to the current logo.

Originally, in 1752, Johan Anders Lamberg owned this property and named it ‘Lisas berg’ (Lisa’s Mountain) after his wife Elisabeth Söderberg. In 1908, Gothenburg City bought the property including the on-site buildings for 225000 Swedish Krona, roughly 24647$ US.

The amusement park has three seasons: the summer season, which runs from April to mid-October; the Halloween season, when the park is open for a week during the autumn break; and Christmas at Liseberg, which starts in mid-November and continues until New Year. Liseberg is also open for conferences and corporate events all year round.

Liseberg consist of 40 different rides and attractions, including games, game of fortune, indoor arena, music stages, a dance floor and a huge variety of different restaurants and cafes in the green parkland. Furthermore, it has accommodations close it, a hotel, cabins, camping area and bed & breakfast. These accommodations are open year round.
Liseberg is host to numerous concerts, during the summers they have a wide variety of daily performances by local Gothenburg bands on the Taubescene stage and by international stars on the Stora Scenen stage. Not only this but the Polketten dance floor offers you the opportunity to dance or take dancing lessons almost every day. The traditional Scandinavian pleasure garden from which Liseberg grew is lovingly preserved in the gardens and planted areas, with exuberant flower beds surrounding green spaces that are perfect for a picnic.

 

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Benefits of L-carnitine

Benefits of L-carnitine

 

The supplement industry is full of products promising super human strength but you also have products that promise you exactly what you are getting from these supplements. But in the end what really matters is what is in these supplements and how can it benefit you. Amongst the plethora of substances present in combination or as standalone in these supplements, one substance that has recently gained popularity is L-carnitine.

What exactly is L-carnitine? L-carnitine is the synthesized form of amino acids, Lysine and Methionine. It takes part in cellular metabolism and 98% of L-carnitine is found in your heart, brain and skeletal muscles. But what does this actually do? It assists in carrying long-chain fatty acids into your cells which help in providing energy for your body.

Below are a few benefits of L-carnitine.

Heart Conditions. L-carnitine is very commonly used for heart-related conditions. In numerous clinical trials, it has proven to be effective in fighting angina alongside the conventional treatment which helps reduce the need for medicine and improve the ability of those with angina to exercise without chest pain or discomfort. In fact, taking L-carnitine after a heart attack has shown to reduce the chance of another heart attack.

For Kidneys. Your kidneys naturally produce L-carnitine and so people who have been diagnosed with or have any sort of kidney disease, they are recommended L-carnitine to help make up for the deficiency caused by your kidneys not functioning properly.

Diabetes Type 2.  Supplementing L-carnitine has proven to be beneficial for type 2 diabetes patients as it helps diabetics by increasing glucose storage, oxidation and also glucose uptake.

Bone Mass. Bone mass lose due to aging is a major concern amongst many senior citizens or even post-menopausal women. This obviously in turn leads to increase chance of fractures and arthritis amongst other diseases. Supplementing with L-carnitine can help slow down the process of bone loss and improve micro bone structural properties.

Fat Loss. L-carnitine helps transfer long-chain fatty acids to mitochondria where they are oxidized to produce energy. L-carnitine has also proven to effectively reduce fatigue and as an appetite suppressant. Thus, L-carnitine should be a key ingredient whenever you are on a diet, not only will it ensure that your body does not store fat but also increase your exercise capacity to help burn more calories.

 

The best tourist attractions in Sweden

The best tourist attractions in Sweden

Sweden can be considered as a paradise among travelers. In fact, Sweden is a country that has got thousands of acres of forests, crystal clean water and air, and an excellent public transportation system. Here is a list of the best tourist attractions that you can see in Sweden. If you are planning to go on a trip to Sweden, it is a must to go and experience these destinations from your own eyes.

  1. River Mörrum, Blekinge

The 185km long Mörrum River, which is located in Blekinge, is extremely popular for salmon fishing. All the required facilities are being provided for the people who are interested in fishing at this river. A lot of new fishing stretches were also introduced during the past decade for the convenience of tourists. However, people who visit River Mörrum for salmon fishing will need to obtain a permit in order to engage with their fishing activities.

  1. Liseberg Amusement Park, Gothenburg

More than three million people visit Liseberg Amusement Park per year. It offers a variety of activities and there is something for everyone to take part and enjoy. The most popular children’s activities that can be found in this park include four roller coasters, bumper cars, adrenaline pumping rides and a fairy tale castle. A variety of concerts are being organized in this park throughout the summer. On the other hand, it offers an amazing market during the Christmas season.

  1. Botanical Gardens, Gothenburg

The Botanical Gardens in Gothenburg spans across 430 acres and it can be considered as one of the best places available in Sweden for the people to get closer to the nature. A considerable percentage of the area of this botanical garden has been declared as a nature reserve.  You can find 40 acres of gardens in here, which has given life to more than 16,000 cultivars and plants. It would take a couple of days for you to visit and explore each and every attraction of this botanical garden.

  1. Fairytale Drottningholm Palace, Lovo

Fairytale Drottningholm Palace is located in the island of Lovo and it has been declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Tourists will need to take a boat from Stockholm in order to visit this island. It would take about 45 minutes to visit the island. The Fairytale Drottningholm Palace has been constructed back in 17th century and now it is the official residents of the Royal Family in Sweden. During the journey to Fairytale Drottningholm Palace, it is also possible to pay a visit to the Theatre Museum and see how it has evolved along with time.

  1. Vasa Museum, Stockholm

Vasa Museum can be considered as the most popular museum that can be found in Sweden. It has been identified that about one million people visit this museum per year. The Vasa battle ship, which was considered as the pride of Swedish Imperial fleet sank during 1628 and tourists can get more information about it by visiting this museum.