It is not exactly a fairy tale castle, the Royal palace in Stockholm. But the big squarish looking building in the photo above is actually the Stockholm Palace or The Royal Palace (in Swedish: Stockholms slott or Kungliga slottet).
And no, it is not actually the home of the royal family anymore. Continue reading
If you visit Stockholm, don’t forget to go to Riddarholmen, a small island next to the city center. Beside Gamla stan (the Old town) it is the oldest parts of Stockholm and has some very impressive buildings.
If you find yourself in Stockholm, where should you shop? This is a difficult question to answer. It depends on what you want to buy and which style you like. But one street you will definitely find yourself at sometime is Drottninggatan.
So let’s start the tips on Stockholm shopping.
If you happen to visit Stockholm in the spring I hope you get to see Kungsträdgården when the cherry trees are in full bloom. The park itself is hard to miss since it is in the very center of Stockholm. Continue reading
A miniature of the Vasa ship, with the real ship behind it.
If you ever visit Stockholm, it is almost mandatory to go to the Vasa museum. It is a fascinating place where you get a glimpse of historical Stockholm. Continue reading