As we mentioned in a previous blog, Stockholm is made up of many different islands. This blog continues to explore Stockholm Sweden’s islands.
Sodermalm is an ex-working-class community that has been transformed into the bohemian and contemporary artistic center of the city. It is loaded with studios and galleries for all types of contemporary [Read more …]
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 …]
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.