The Guide to Beautiful and Famous Streets in Stockholm [11 Places]

In this guide, we discover famous streets in Stockholm worthy of their fame and some of the less-known, but certainly not less impressive, streets that you should get to know in the Swedish capital.Read more

St Matthew’s Church: The Gem Hidden Among Colourful Vasastan Facades

If you could walk the streets of Stockholm some 120 years ago, what you would see would be greatly different from the city we know today. Sure, the historical city centre is way more than a century old but the residential areas where most of the people spend their days were largely built during the 20th century.Read more

Places of Interest: 8 Stockholm Places to Eat a Home-Made Meal Outside

No matter if you have lived in Stockholm for a while now or you are just visiting, in this episode of Places of Interest, you will find the most popular and the most pleasant places in town to have a home-made lunch or snack.Read more

The Guide to School Buildings Worth Seeing in Stockholm [17 Places]

Schools. Most of us attended a few of them in our lifetime. Many of us still visit one, or perhaps even several of them, regularly, and almost everyone is likely to know a school in their neighbourhood. In Stockholm, but also in Sweden in general, schools are often more than just educational institutions. Many school buildings are so impressive that even if you have never been inside, they can enrich your everyday life or at least your visit to the city.Read more

Royal Djurgården: History and Tips to Enjoy Stockholm’s Green Oasis

Few places in Stockholm are so special and as characteristic of the city as the one we explore in this post. Stockholm’s unique geography is what sets it apart from most other cities in many aspects but one of its islands is particularly impressive. It is a royal place where even you and I can enjoy world-class museums, exquisite architecture and, most importantly, wonderful nature directly in the heart of the Swedish capital.Read more

The Guide to the Most Interesting Bridges in Stockholm [10 Places]

Sea views, just like beautiful views of lakes, add something extra to the attractiveness of a city. All the water also brings a plenty of practical benefits to everyday lives of the city’s residents. It all comes at a price, though. One is essentially lost without being able to move across the water and using a boat can not only be costly and impractical, sometimes it is straight impossible. Discover the most interesting bridges in Stockholm!…Read more

Places of Interest: 7 Examples of Turn-Of-The-Century Architecture

Turn-of-the-century architecture is well-known as for its elegant shapes, rich and detailed décor, as well as exclusive materials. Often combined with wide boulevards or impressive squares, these places enchant large European cities like few others. While in the previous episode of Places of Interest I introduced you to the most beautiful residential buildings from the period, this time, we explore Stockholm’s public architecture from the late 19th and early 20th century.Read more

Guide To Royal Places in Stockholm [11 Places]

From the Royal Palace of Stockholm and the Stockholm Cathedral that laid the foundation of the royal presence in Stockholm to the beloved 18th-century residence of Gustav III at Haga Park. In this guide, you will find all of the most impressive places in Stockholm whose stories are closely related to the Swedish kings and princes. Read more

Strandvägen in Stockholm: The Home of Unmatched Lavish Architecture

Strandvägen literally translates to ’The Beach Road’. Just like there are many beaches in Sweden, there are many beach roads and many streets carrying the name Strandvägen. One of them is unlike all the others, though. The world-famous Strandvägen boulevard in Central Stockholm was meant to be unmatched by any other street in Europe. Did it succeed?…Read more

Places of Interest: 19th & Early-20th Century Architecture in Stockholm

European capitals have evolved over many centuries, in some cases even millennia. It is interesting to notice, though, that some eras were more prosperous than others, that some periods produced more art masterpieces and more legendary individuals than others. I believe that every architecture aficionado will tell you that buildings from the late 19th and the turn of the 20th century belong to the most beautiful these cities can offer.Read more