Month: July 2011

Stockholm University Nature Walk

After a rather healthy – and when I say healthy, I mean “big fat” – lunch today, I decided it was time to get healthy...

Benny Anderssons Orkester @ Skansen

“We have a problem. We are a dance band, and the people need room to dance” was how Benny Andersson began the Benny Anderssons Orkester...

Drottningholm Palace – Stockholm

Although there’s a Royal Palace in the heart of the city, the Swedish royal family actually lives at Drottningholm, about 25 minutes from the centre...

Waldemarsudde in Stockholm

Even though I’ve visited Stockholm twice before, I haven’t visited all of the obvious tourist attractions. One notable omission has been home/gallery/museum of Prins Eugins...

Stockholm Summer

It’s been a day of getting out and about and enjoying the warm weather. Stockholm is such a beautiful city. I love the water and...

National Museum in Stockholm

I remember being a little underwhelmed the first time I visited the National Museum in Stockholm. I recall thinking at the time it wasn’t very...

Hallå hela pressen

Without doubt, one of the “cultural highlights” of my last trip to Sweden was going to a couple of performances by the band, Hallå hela...

Upplev Mer – Stockholm Rooftop Walk

In most modern towns and cities, the higher you go, the more interesting the view. That’s not the case with Stockholm. Stockholm is a low-rise...

På Söndag

I’m not normally one for shopping. In fact, I really hate shopping. I’m not one of those people who enjoys walking around endlessly and aimlessly...

Norway Bombings

There was a helicopter flying over-head as I was walking along Drottninggatan – the main shopping street – of Stockholm today. It’s not unusual for...

Under Construction

Stockholm is a city that’s “under construction” and that’s the biggest difference I noticed today between when I visited Stockholm last year and this year....