Reaching the end of an old year and the beginning of a new one always takes us to that verge, that invisible edge of accomplishment that awakens the urge to celebrate. We have made it one more time to the beginning of something new and we should make sure to start it in grand style! Stockholm offers numerous ways […]
- by Sally Perkins
- 7 Aug 2017
From its transportation system to housing programs, Sweden aims to improve the lives of its disabled citizens and visitors by making the city more easily accessible. Many local tourist attractions are following suit, renovating facilities with improvements such as wheelchair ramps and escalators. Here are a few popular Stockholm area attractions that are fun, affordable, and easily […]
- by Nina Uddin
- 27 Jun 2017
The Swedes absolutely love a good sing-along and Allsång på Skansen is really the most Swedish of all things Swedish. On summer Tuesdays, the crowds gather in thousands to sing together at Skansen, and another million or two watch it on the telly. The sing-along tradition at Skansen actually dates back to 1935, and its run […]
- by Carmen Price
- 19 Dec 2014
It’s been a snowless December, and thus it’s understandable if you need a little help lifting your holiday spirits. So why not head to a Christmas market? There are a few worth a visit in Stockholm – some traditional, some a little more edgy – so let’s take a closer look at what they have to offer.
- by YLC Stockholm
- 29 Oct 2014
The end of October already!? The clocks have gone back, the weather is getting chillier, the leaves are nearly all gone – but it also means it’s time to get Spooky! Halloween weekend means parties, costumes, candy, and scaring the pants off friends and family. Ghost Walk in the Old Town Probably the best […]
- by Solveig Rundquist
- 5 Jun 2014
Rumour has it that Sweden’s National Day began in 1523 when Gustav Vasa was crowned, but it wasn’t made a public holiday until 2005. But either way it’s a cause to celebrate – choose a century and go from there!