Summer in Stockholm is a pure delight – after the long, dark winter the city shines for its all too brief peak season. In fact we’d go as far as to say that the Swedish capital is the most beautiful in Europe when the sun is out. Being surrounded by clean, sparkling water just adds […]
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