21 May 2024
christmas
Expat Traditions Shopping What's on: Stockholm

YLC’s Christmas Market Picks

With the days getting colder and darker, it’s the perfect time for some glögg and festive cheer from one of the many Christmas markets going on in Stockholm. While the crowds head to the well-known markets at Skansen and Gamla Stan during November and December, we’ve chosen our picks of other wonderful Christmas markets you might […]

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Tourist Information Travel Uncategorized What's on: Stockholm

6 Best Places to Visit in Stockholm for Christmas

Stockholm is a great city to visit during Christmas time. With its picturesque cobbled streets, traditional Swedish architecture, and twinkling lights from the Christmas markets, Stockholm can be an enchanting place to explore around the holidays. Stockholm has something for everyone this season, from beautiful churches to festive events and activities. If you’re looking for […]

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Friday Playlist Music

Playlist: Stockholm Christmas 2020

This Christmas will certainly be different from what we’re used to, since 2020 has more or less turned our lives upside down. But all the more reason to put together a nice Christmassy playlist to get into the Christmas mood. Some of our favorite Swedish artists have actually been busy making music this year, as […]

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Featured Music

GET UP Soul Choir brings Christmas Joy

The most wonderful bringers of joy, GET UP Soul Choir, celebrated the release of their debut single on the 5th of December by bringing the house down at Nosh & Chow.  Beside their just released rendition of Silent Night / O Come All Ye Faithful, they put their own joyous and soulful touch on several […]

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Community Friday Playlist Music

YLC’s Stockholm Christmas Playlist 2018

It’s high time to bring out the Christmas tunes, so we give you the latest edition of our ultimate Stockholm Christmas playlist with some pretty excellent Swedish artists who have all put their wonderful voices on some sweet Christmas tunes. This year’s Christmas playlist has to start off with YLC favorite Janice, who has come out with a soulful […]

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Community Expat Traditions Galleries

Postcards from Christmas

Christmas is finally around the corner. Usually at this time of the year there’s snow outside, it’s cold and dark… Unfortunately this year we’ve just had the darkness and the cold, so it’s time to bring out all the ornaments, candles and lights to brighten up our time in the dark. For my Christmas decoration […]

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Cooking Shopping Wine

Buon Natale! Italian wine and prosecco suggestions for the holiday season

In 2015 Systembolaget alone sold 193,6 million liters of wine, approximately 55 million of which came from Italy. Why, you might wonder? Because the sun hits Italy so much harder, so the grapes grow  beautifully and produce wines rich in flavour and aroma. What a contrast this makes with the 5 months of winter we have to […]

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Community Expat Support Family Parenting

Baby Talk: Top 10 Tips to Help You Sparkle over the Festive Season!

Top 10 tips to help you sparkle over the festive season: 1.  Smile! This season offers so many opportunities to be social and the warmth and positivity you’ll receive in return is a boost. Even with two hours sleep and a howling baby, smile!   2. Coffee – this cannot be overstated. You’ve moved on from […]

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Music

YLC’s Stockholm Christmas Playlist

‘Tis the season and we bring you our updated Christmas playlist with some pretty excellent Swedish artists who have all put their great voices on some great Christmas tunes. We have the wonderful Cookies‘n Beans singing about being stuck in Stockholm over Christmas, and the amazing Elin Ruth putting her bluesy twist on Christmas with her original Xmas songs. Also another […]

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Lifestyle Wine

Joyeux Noël! YLC’s French wine and champagne recommendations for Christmas and New Year.

We’re about to start the rollercoaster of winter celebrations, namely Christmas and New Year parties! And just like any other party, it’s nicer celebrated with a good glass of wine or champagne. So we went ahead and put together a list with some French wine and bubbly recommendations for the merriest of seasons. We divided our recommendations into Julbord wines: wines […]

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