You can’t visit Stockholm without enjoying a fika – a supposedly untranslatable word that is ‘back slang’ for the old Swedish word for coffee, kaffi. Back slang is when the syllables of a word are reversed, in case you were wondering. Nowadays it can be both a noun and a verb and refers to the […]
The Swedish capital is absolutely one of our favorite Grown-up destinations and we never tire of singing its praises. It is of course not cheap; and finding good mid-range accommodation can be a challenge. You’re not one to shirk from a challenge though, are you now? Certainly not, and the last time I visited I […]
It may have meant waiting for an hour in the very cold pre-dawn of the Swedish capital and dragging a tripod with me, but I think it was worth it
Because you never know when you might need to pump up your pram, wheelchair or bicycle…
A charming little “groda” (frog) or “grodbakelse” (frog cake), sometimes called a “kermit” bought at Wallander’s favourite cafe in Ystad, Sweden.
It may be a bit of a tourist trap, but Stockholm’s old town is still fab