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…

Träslottet, Arbrå & Stenegård, Järvsö

I First Mornings serie Vårt Hälsingland kommer vi lyfta fram ställen värda ett besök, tipsa om utställningar, vackra vyer, evenemang och matställen. På somrarna åker vi runt i Hälsingland och har ni något speciellt ni vill eller tycker att vi 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…

Café Harpaviljongen, Stockholm – a welcoming oasis in the city

On the outskirts of Lill-Jansskogen you will find Café Harpaviljongen, a hidden gem in serene and green surroundings that offers a cold beer or a glass of wine and small home cooked dishes. It is a welcoming oasis in the Läs mer…