“You really must come back to Sweden in the spring or summer”, I wrote to my friend Sue yesterday, attaching a bunch of photographs from my morning walk around Djurgården. Sue came with me to Sweden four years ago, in March, when there was still a lot of snow and ice around. In contrast, the […]
The last time I was in Stockholm (July 2015), debate about the deconstruction and reconstruction of Slussen (the main transport interchange in the middle of the city) was in full-flight. Although the plans were well-known by then, there was still a strong voice of resistance to the planned changes. Almost two years later, I’m not […]
In one months time, I’ll be on a plane, headed to Stockholm. “What, again?”, I hear you ask. Since 2008, I have visited Sweden (in particular, Stockholm) on several occasions. By my reckoning, I’ve “lived there” for almost six months. I really like the country, have made some friends there, and whenever there’s a few […]
There’s a couple of people I know who are planning to spend between one or two weeks in Stockholm next year, during the months of April and May. Based on my own experiences of being in Stockholm during that time of the year (and other times of the year), here are a few handy tips I’ve […]
I hope this is helpful if you’re ever planning to visit Stockholm. I appeared earlier tonight on ABC Local Radio’s “Nightlife” with Tony Delroy, in his “Travel Spot” talking about Stockholm.
When my old school-friend told me late last year he was planning to visit Stockholm, and was looking for a few “travel tips”, my first question to him was “when are you going to be there?”. Because there is so much climate variation between the summer and winter months, there are some things you can […]