21 Jun 2024
Tourist Information
Tourist Information

Skåne: the Sweet Song of Sweden’s Deep South

YLC’s Amy Johansson take us on a tour of her new stomping grounds – the deep south or the Texas of Sweden… Surrounded by sea on 3 sides, the southernmost part of Sweden has been a much contested borderland between Sweden and Denmark. With the treaty of Roskilde in 1658, the area was finally ceded […]

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Community Swedish Culture Tourist Information What's on: Stockholm

The Lowdown: Midsummer in Stockholm 2014

Looking for a place to dance around the May pole this weekend or just want to learn more about Midsummer in Sweden?

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YLC Picks: Top 10 Stockholm Tourist Apps

Whether you’re a tourist or a local wanting to discover more of YOUR living city – we bring you YLC’s top ten apps for enjoying Stockholm. Apps are now part of our everyday life. When going abroad, you can now use a number of apps to save money when planning your trip, find secret spots only […]

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Splendid Silent Sun: Stockholm Summer in Solitude

When the sky is blue and the trees are vibrant green, everyone wants to be out and about. But what about taking a little time to enjoy the splendid, Stockholm sun alone?

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Insider Info: 5 Fave Lunchtime Haunts (Söder)

New to Stockholm or just stuck in an eating rut? We share some of our fave places to snack on Stockholm’s Södermalm. You’re welcome!

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Sweden’s Summer Scourge: the Tick

That’s right, people, the ‘fästing’ fest is going on – and you might just be invited!

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Notes on Northern Sweden: A Journey

YLC’s Amy Johansson took a one-week, 1200 kilometre road trip from Växjö in the deep south to Piteå in the far north…and discovered that they do things a bit differently up there.

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Café Culture Community Culture Dining out Lifestyle Swedish Culture Tourist Information

Al Fresco Eating: Five Fave Outdoor Stockholm Cafés

In the short-lived but magical spirit of Swedish summer, YLC’s Kirsten Smart has hustled together her finest selection of outdoor cafés and eateries so that YOU too can feel the unbridled pleasures of eating al fresco!

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Community Swedish Culture Tourist Information What's on: Stockholm

Valborg: the Lowdown on Sweden’s Bonfire Night

There is nothing says Spring in Sweden better than good old bonfire and a men’s choir!

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Bonfire, bevvies and…choirs? Stockholmers explain Valborg

With the city’s favourite Spring ritual coming up in just a couple of days – we took to the streets to find out from the horse’s mouth just what this Valborg malarkey is all about!

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