Norrmalmstorg Robbery Which Defined the Stockholm Syndrome

It is 10:02 in the morning on Thursday, 23 August 1973 when a masked man enters the Kreditbanken at Norrmalmstorg in Stockholm and fires a few shots from his machine gun into the ceiling. His face is painted black, he is wearing a wig and sunglasses and has a big bag on his shoulders. The man then orders everyone in the bank to lie down on the floor, places a radio on the bank counter and tunes in Swedish Radio P3.Read more

Explore Parks in Stockholm With Art Performances Under the Stars

Summer Stockholm is so enjoyable other cities are lucky that the days get shorter and the weather gets worse in later parts of the year. Otherwise, it would be nearly impossible for them to compete with the Swedish capital.Read more

The Origins of Stockholm: When, How, and Why Was it Founded?

Here at Trevl, we talk a lot about individual places you can visit in Stockholm. We often look at their history since the stories behind these places and people who shaped them help us understand why they turned out to be the way they did and why they are considered prominent or valuable. In this post, I take you all the way to the foundation of the Swedish capital and explain when Stockholm was founded, by whom, and why it happened in the first place. Read more

Stockholm Bloodbath – the Event Worth Thinking About

Today, we are going to go back in time and have a closer look at one of the most memorable events in the history of Sweden. The events described in this post happened almost five hundred years ago which means that many things worked differently at the time. However, I believe that many lessons which…Read more