A weekend in the southern Stockholm archipelago

A weekend in the southern Stockholm archipelago

If you are making an extended stay in Sweden's sparkling capital, Stockholm, or are looking for something a little different for your next visit, consider a weekend trip to the southern archipelago. Over 300 islands spread out from the city to the Baltic Sea, making the perfect destination for those looking to escape the city and experience coastal life.The following itinerary can, of course, be undertaken by car, but I travelled by public transport which was convenient and relatively inexpensive.Getting Read more [...]
The gentleman in the Stockholm café

The gentleman in the Stockholm café

My first trip to Stockholm was in summer 2003. It wasn't my first trip to Sweden; the summer before I had been to the south of the country, combining a few days in Copenhagen with a few more in its Swedish neighbour across the Öresund Bridge, the city of Malmö in southern Sweden. I immediately took a shine to the country, with its fresh air and sparkling water (for more on my then-burgeoning love affair, see 5 Reasons Why I Love Sweden), so the following summer I headed to its capital to see Read more [...]