Vaxholm – the gateway to the archipelago of Stockholm

So you are eager to start exploring the blue waters around Stockholm? Why not start with a boat trip to Vaxholm – the gateway to the archipelago of Stockholm. Just an hour away, passing the beautiful scenery of the Swedish Läs mer…

Lärkstaden – Hidden Streets of Stockholm

Suddenly I find myself in an area easily mistaken for a neighbourhood in any city but Stockholm. Brown and rustic brick houses. Stairs, arches and copper details. An almost medieval feeling. Is this England? No, this is part four of Läs mer…

Östermalm’s Hidden Streets of Stockholm

Östermalm is the posh area in Stockholm in which I always feel somewhat lost. It just does not appeal as much to me as other areas in the inner city of Stockholm. But to its defence, Östermalm certainly has many Läs mer…

Breda gatan in Djurgårdsstaden – Hidden Streets of Stockholm

Did you know there is a historically interesting neighbourhood behind the amusement park Gröna Lund on Djurgården in Stockholm? Narrow cobblestone streets with wooden houses dating from the 18th century. Don’t miss out on a short visit to Breda gatan Läs mer…

Grubbensringen – Hidden Streets of Stockholm

There is a circular park that most people pass without noticing hiding behind a portal on Fleminggatan on Kungsholmen in Stockholm. Welcome to Grubbensringen – a quiet neighbourhood with a church and two towers facing the promenade along the canal Läs mer…