Changing of the Royal Guard in Stockholm - Photo Series

Changing of the Guard in Stockholm – Photo Series

One of the most popular tourist attractions in any city that has it, is the Changing of the Guard ceremony. The ceremony signifies the handover of guard duties to a new shift rotating in to relieve the current shift.  Each city’s ceremony is unique in the way the ceremony unfolds and they are a heck[…]

Stockholm Archipelago Photo Series

The Stockholm Archipelago – A Photographic Tour

With it’s endless array of stunning scenery, what follows are but a small sample of what the Stockholm Archipelago is like – remarkably beautiful.  It’s a quick visual tour on the diversity of looks and land features of the Stockholm Archipelago.   Being the second largest archipelago in the Baltic Sea, the Stockholm Archipelago totals approximately 24000 islands[…]

Gamla Stan Photo Series

Gamla Stan Photo Series

Peruse this photo series showcasing Stockholm at it’s best, featuring the very pretty and unique Gamla Stan. If you haven’t done so, head on over to my previous post to read up on 15 Fascinating Things To Do And See In Gamla Stan. Enjoy! The Streets of Gamla Stan                       Churches[…]

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15 Fascinating Things To Do and See In Gamla Stan

Gamla Stan, literally translated as “Old Town“, is where Stockholm was originally founded.  Being one of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe, we found that it makes for a fascinating visit. The Old Town goes back several hundred years – back to the 13th century to be a little more precise. This historical center has many narrow[…]

Stockholm Subway Photo Series - Feature Image

Stockholm Subway Photo Series

Welcome to my Stockholm Subway Photo Series. With over 90 of the stations having some form of art, it’s an abundance of riches for us travelers. In this photo series, we will have a look at some of these stations on the Blue line and the Red line. If you have not already done so, you[…]

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8 Practical Tips for Visiting Stockholm’s Subway Art

Stockholm is a great city to visit with lots to see and do. You’ve got the Old Town Gamla Stan, the Vasa Museum, the changing of the guard at the Royal Palace, and their underground subway stations.   Subway stations??? Go all the way to Stockholm to visit the subway stations? My answer is “Oh[…]

Free WiFi

Free Wifi Around the Stockholm Stadsgarden Port Area

So, you arrived at Stockholm via a cruise ship and immediately, you’re looking for some WiFi. Like every other passenger on your ship, you’ve been WiFi deprived (unless you paid an arm and a leg for wifi on your ship) and you’re anxious to get connected. You’re looking to check your emails, catch up and update[…]

5 Free Things to do in Stockholm

5 Free Things To Do in Stockholm With the Family

You arrive in Stockholm, Sweden, and you’re ready to do take in some of the sights. But, wait a minute. Before making the trip, did you know that Stockholm is one of Europe’s most expensive cities? You are on a budget and notice that everything is so costly. What to do? Well, we’ve got you covered with[…]

Slussen T-Bana Entrance

How to Get to Slussen T-Bana From Stadsgarden Port Area – Part II

In Part I of How to Get to Slussen T-Bana From Stadsgarden Port Area, we took a look at what it was like to exit a cruise ship docked at the S-167 berth and to start our journey in search of the Slussen T-Bana station. We exited the port area and entered Masthamnen street where we easily followed[…]

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Stockholm – A Mini Guide

I recently had an opportunity to visit Stockholm, Sweden. I tell you, what a wonderful and interesting city to visit, with so much on offer for us tourists! Its not a city that immediately rolls off someone’s tongue when asked which European destination they would like to visit. But in my opinion, you would be missing out if[…]

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How to Get to Slussen T-Bana From Stadsgarden Port Area – Part I

Welcome to Part I of a two part article on How to Get to Slussen T-Bana From Stadsgarden Port Area. This is the second entry in my Stockholm Mini Guide. For this entry, I would like to share what I have learned about getting to the Slussen T-Bana on a recent Baltic cruise visit to Stockholm. For those of you[…]