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Museums in Stockholm

Museums in Stockholm

Sigrid Hjertén. Self portraitt, 1914 at  Prins Eugens Waldermarsudde. Photographer: Andreas Nilsson / Malmö KonstmuseumDid you know that, with around 80 museums and attractions, Stockholm is one of the cities in the world with the highest museum...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-01-07 16:05:39
Outlet Shopping in Barkarby

Outlet Shopping in Barkarby

I wrote about outlet shopping almost 5 years ago and, as I visited Barkarby this past weekend, I thought it was a good time for an update. Swedish fashion brands have become very trendy over the past few years, but shopping in Stockholm can be a bit...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-01-05 16:05:02
Chen Man Exhibition at Fotografiska

Chen Man Exhibition at Fotografiska

I hope that everyone had a nice New Year\'s celebration! It is 2018 now and time to get back to some more normal, non-holiday themed blogging. Fortunately, I had some family visiting this past weekend for the holidays so I took them to...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-01-02 16:05:26
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year's!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year's!

I would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and a wonderful end to 2017!Christmas is finally over... all the Christmas markets have closed for this season and restaurants have stopped serving the traditional julbord....
Travels-Blogs - 2017-12-26 16:05:09
Winter Art Exhibitions 2017-18

Winter Art Exhibitions 2017-18

Gingerbread House at ArkDesPhoto by: Viktoria GarvareTake a break from Christmas markets, holiday celebrations, winter activities and New Year\'s fireworks and enjoy a little culture at one of Stockholm\'s many great museums! Besides some...
Travels-Blogs - 2017-12-15 16:05:08
Restaurant Carousel

Restaurant Carousel

I have still managed to visit a restaurant or two in the middle of the busy Christmas season. This time it was restaurant Carousel in the form of a dinner with my fellow Swedish Les Clefs d\'Or members. Carousel is a primarily a meat and...
Travels-Blogs - 2017-12-14 16:05:09
Holiday Opening Hours for Shopping Centers and Department Stores 2017-18

Holiday Opening Hours for Shopping Centers and Department Stores 2017-18

Christmas is almost upon us! I have already written about special opening hours for museums and sightseeing tours. Now for those of you who are interested in a little holiday shopping. Stores and boutiques all, of course, have their own individual...
Travels-Blogs - 2017-12-07 16:05:37
Outdoor Ice Skating Rink at Kungsträdgården

Outdoor Ice Skating Rink at Kungsträdgården

A sure sign that the winter season is upon us... the outdoor ice skating rink in Kungsträdgården has opened for the season! This is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. Using the rink is free of charge for everyone. If you don\'t have your...
Travels-Blogs - 2017-12-02 16:07:15
Museums and Sightseeing During the Holiday Season 2017

Museums and Sightseeing During the Holiday Season 2017

Dancing around the tree (at Skansen)Photo by Pernille Tofte/SkansenI have been getting quite a few questions already about what guests can do when they are in Stockholm during the Christmas and New Year season, so I thought that I would go ahead and...
Travels-Blogs - 2017-11-29 16:06:22
Christmas boat cruises with Swedish julbord

Christmas boat cruises with Swedish julbord

One sure sign that the Christmas season has started here in Sweden is when restaurants start serving the traditional "julbord". Julbord is basically a Christmas version of the Swedish smörgåsbord... a buffet filled with Swedish holiday delicacies...
Travels-Blogs - 2017-11-25 16:05:33
New Year's in Stockholm - 2017

New Year's in Stockholm - 2017

Let us take a little break from Christmas and concentrate on New Year\'s Eve. It is just around the corner! If you are visiting the city during this holiday, then I hope you have already finalized your New Year\'s Eve plans because it\'s...
Travels-Blogs - 2017-11-22 16:07:10
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