Archive for the ‘Visit Sweden’ Category

I received an email from one of our readers about hitting up off the beaten path spots in the city. Of course I would love to share a few of my personal favorite spots, but it won’t be so private anymore! The best part about Stockholm is that it is a walking city. Truly. The […]

Princess Madeleine got married yesterday to Mr. New York man Christopher O’Neill. He’s refused Swedish citizenship and the title of HRH so it will be interesting to see what will happen with the couple. In the meantime, I loved Princess Madeleine’s wedding gown designed by Valentino. It is made with lace and has a four […]

Oh thank god! Grey, grey, grey November is almost over. And surprisingly there has not really been any snow. But I hereby request snow for Christmas, we all need to feel warm and fuzzy. Of course one of the best parts of the Christmas season is seeing all the Christmas displays. In Sweden, that means […]

While this is Lost in Stockholm, there are plenty of other cities to visit in Sweden. And lots to do. Over the next several months, I’ll be traveling around and sharing my tips and photos. Today though is a special guest post from Internations, the expat community. They have a Swedish expat group and have […]

It’s summertime in Sweden. And that means one thing: semester. Vacation, that is. the stockholm summer photo collection Everyone is on vacation this month. I mean everyone. Like France and Germany vacating the cities in August, Swedes vacate their cities in July and head out to the countryside or abroad. In Sweden, if you are […]

Tomorrow, Saturday May 26th, the Swedish National Property Board will open 16 secret rooms to the public. This is a ONE day only event and more than 100,000 people are expected to visit the castles and landmarks across the nation. From 11am to 4pm, visit one of the famous landmarks and have a peek at […]

It’s that time of the year again. The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and the tourists are arriving by the boatload (literally) into Stockholm. I have previously published a few short articles about Stockholm but this should be your starter as to the must see spots in the city. First, the Visit Stockholm […]

Like most of Europe, Swedes take coffee time seriously. And like the Americans, Swedes enjoy sit down coffees and espressos in what is known as a fika. A fika is a noun, verb, adjective to describe having a coffe (or tea) with someone. Stockholm is full of cafes. Some are amazing and some are downright […]

One of the best perks of living in Stockholm is walking around the city. There are so many islands and little walkways to enjoy the scenery of the water and the city. I began jogging in an attempt to lose the Christmas-Easter holiday weight. Thus far, I haven’t lost anything but that could be because […]

One of the oldest, posh, buildings in the city belong to Berns, a restaurant and nightclub. Located at the end of Strandvägen and overlooking the beautiful Berzelli park (whenever they finish construction there) at the base of Östermalm, Berns is one of those places everybody goes to for something. A concert. Dinner. Julbord. Summer party. […]