Interactive map – Stockholm

To make it easy for you to explore the Swedish capital, here is our interactive map showing places to eat, sleep and visit, from must-see cultural landmarks to low-key and off the beaten path spots. Keep reading

Photo gallery: Skansen open air museum, Stockholm

With the industrial revolution well under way in Europe during the second half of the 19th century, traditions were threatened. To preserve these traditions, Keep reading

A citytrip to Stockholm

Peeping through the porthole of our cabin on the AF Chapman, I see a few white boats anchored to the harbour of Skeppbron on the opposite bank of Strömmen, the body of water separating us from the 5-to-8-story-historical buildings on the East shore of Gamla Stan, the old town of Stockholm. The seagulls are awake. It is only late April and the sun already rises very early: it is 5AM and it is daylight. Keep reading

How the biggest failure of the shipbuilding industry became the pride of Sweden: The Vasa museum

When preparing a trip to Stockholm, it is said that visiting the Vasa museum (Vasamuseet) is a must do. I was intrigued by the story of that ship that is one of the worst built ever, but attracts more than a million visitors per year. Keep reading