A relaxing weekend at Fredriksborg

The first morning at Fredriksborg Hotell on an island in the Stockholm archipelago is a glorious one. The sun rays hit my eyes through the curtain. I hear the sound of rumbling engines outside the window and immediately jump out Läs mer…

Fredriksborg Hotell, Värmdö – elegant simplicity and views to die for

The view from the garden and our hotel room at Fredriksborg Hotell is stunning. The narrow passageway of Oxdjupet and the green, lush hill of fortress Oskar Fredriksborg on the opposite side; the passenger ferries passing by, so near that Läs mer…

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…

Sommarplaner 2020 – corona edition

2020 kommer ju gå till historien. För en hel radda av orsaker. Personligen för att vi under vintern tog en timeout från jobb och vardag och drog till solen. Så kom pandemin. Den som drabbar även oss i väst. Och 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…

Snösätra Graffiti Wall of Fame

In a remote industrial area in the nature reserve of Rågsved, you do not expect to find colourful walls exploding with graffiti. But this is exactly what you will find at Snösätra Graffiti Wall of Fame. Well worth the metro Läs mer…

Huvudstäder – listan, de vi vill besöka samt ett par ”varför i herrans namn har jag inte varit där än?”

Madeleine har till dags dato varit i 55 länder och Pda i 59. Hur många av dessa länders huvudstäder har vi då varit i? Vilka huvudstäder vill vi åka till och vilka har vi av någon anledning missat? Här kommer Läs mer…