As we continue to explore Stockholm Sweden, we hit Riddarholmen Island. Just as the King, Queen and their children lived in Gamla Stan’s Royal Palace, the city’s lower ranking aristocracy needed a place of their own to live. Today, no one lives on the island. Still, it is filled with buildings which are owned by [Read more …]
In addition to Old Town, Gamla Stan island in Stockholm Sweden also has a few noteworthy museums. These include:
The Nobel Museum, which profiles the life of Alfred Nobel and his legacy, provides overviews of the discoveries and works for which winners of the Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, and to a lesser extent, [Read more …]
It had been a long time since we were last in Stockholm Sweden—35 years if you want to know. What changed and what didn’t change in that amount of time? It was time to find out by touring Stockholm. The 2016 Asia-Pacific TBEX (Travel Blogger’s Exchange) Conference provided the perfect opportunity as it was located [Read more …]
Well we are off again on another multi-month trip. This time we are going to Europe. The main purpose of our trip was to attend a travel blogger’s conference (TBEX) in Stockholm. But since we had to fly 14 hours to get there, why waste a flight for just one place? Not us. So we [Read more …]
Pinot Noir is one of our favorite wine varietals. We always look forward to the annual arrival of the San Francisco Pinot Days which celebrates of all things Pinot. And we especially look forward to the pre-event dinner that The American institute of Wine and Food (www.aiwf.org) organizes as a fund-raiser.