Plan Your Dream Trip to Stockholm

In this article, I walk you through the basics of getting to Stockholm, your options when it comes to moving around the city, choosing where to stay, and, of course, mention some places that you might want to include in your itinerary. Read more

Stockholm – Should You Visit the Swedish Capital?

Dear traveller, this article answers a question that is, hopefully, on your mind right now. Should you visit Sweden’s capital, Stockholm? My short answer would be: Yes, absolutely!…Read more

Places of Interest: 7 Places to Enjoy Summer Sunset in Stockholm

Summer in Stockholm means long days and lots and lots of light. These few months are what makes living in the Swedish capital worth it despite the long dark winters and mostly dreadful weather. Not only the architecture in Stockholm but also the city landscape is tailored for maximum enjoyment during this period when the locals hit the streets and parks with blankets and picnic baskets.Read more

8 Things to Know About Stockholm (Or 8 Why’s of Stockholm)

Some time ago, I went on a search for the most common questions people have about Stockholm online and made some pretty interesting discoveries. Having discovered a few rather intriguing ones starting with ‘why,’ I thought it would be fun to try and answer them from my perspective as someone who has been exploring the city for several years now and who has spent plenty of time sharing his experiences with others.Read more

Places of Interest: Top 10 Burger Restaurants in Stockholm

I like to say that Stockholm as a city offers everything you can imagine and much, much more. My friends and family have probably heard me say this dozens of times by now. When it comes to vining and dining, this is perhaps more obvious than anywhere else.Read more

Stockholm Public Library: The Pioneer of Open Public Libraries in Sweden

Right on the corner of two major avenues, Sveavägen and Odengatan, in what can be considered the modern city centre of Stockholm, stands one of the most notable contemporary buildings in the city. Stockholm Public Library building is more often than not regarded as an architectural masterpiece. As a pioneering project, it was meant to serve as an example for open public libraries in Sweden where this concept had not existed before.Read more

Ulvsunda Castle: A Historic Noble Residence in Bromma, Stockholm

I find it fascinating how even an innocent walk in your hometown can turn into an experience that will last a lifetime. Although I have spent a considerable period of time living in Stockholm’s green borough of Bromma, it was only recently during a weekend stroll that I had the pleasure of meeting one of the most impressive sights in this part of the city in person for the first time.Read more

Places of Interest: 7 Places to Admire Modern Architecture in Stockholm

Generally, city visitors tend to give more importance to historical places when they are choosing spots to visit. While history and its creations are often fascinating, I believe, we should not overlook modern places around us and their stories. In this post, you will, therefore, find the most beautiful pieces of modern architecture you can see in Stockholm.Read more

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

Karolinska Institute, Aula Medica, and Their Inspiring Story

It is not worth hiding that I enjoy ingenious combinations of tradition with modernity. When done well, modern additions to historic sites can greatly enhance their quality. Integrating modern technologies into the areas of life where they were previously unavailable while preserving the existing value creates more pleasant and seamless experiences for people.Read more