Vacationing in Stockholm with your teens

If you’re visiting Stockholm with teenagers (vacations with teenagers and their parents being notoriously smooth affairs), there are a number of options. Whether your kids are foodies, adventure seekers or art lovers, we reckon there’s something here for them.

ART

The Snösätra Graffiti Wall of Fame is a good way to experience some contemporary art outside a gallery or museum. The Snösatra Graffiti Wall is one of Europe’s largest graffiti exhibitions.

For cinema buffs, the Bio Rio Cinema is a … Read the rest

How to have a blast in Stockholm with your kids

Stockholm is a capital that caters to every kind of tourist, from backpackers to families. The city is easily one of the most child-friendly in Europe and not as austere as it might seem, making travelling with little ones a breeze.

 

MUSEUMS

Stockholm has successfully made museums fun for children, and the Vasa Ship museum is easily the first stop on the list. This 17th century ship has been perfectly preserved, and the museum around it tells the … Read the rest

Craving adventure? Stretch your itchy feet in Stockholm

Stockholm may not seem the obvious place to get your adrenaline pumping – but its sleek glossy reputation and sophisticated Scandinavian class are only part of the capital’s appeal. In summer or winter, the city has plenty to offer for those craving adventure, outdoor activities and new unique ways to discover a city.

 

EXPLORING

Wild swimming is very popular with locals, with designated spots across the city – and thanks to environmental measures in place since the 70s, pretty … Read the rest

Stockholm’s Autumn 2020 calendar is packed full of cultural delights

The Market Art Fair will be held from the 25th to the 27th of September, in the art gallery Liljevalchs Konsthall (Djurgårdsvägen 60) on the Djurgården island in Stockholm. Galleries representing Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden will showcase a selection of Nordic contemporary art, alongside some international exhibitors.

Is your stay in Stockholm a long one? Here are the other festivals and events you can check out with the family.

 

SUMMER DESIGN WEEK

AUGUST 17-23

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You should explore Stockholm’s art scene


Stockholm is an ideal destination for any student interested in the arts. Museums almost always offer student discounts, and straying away from the touristy Gamla Stan (Old Town) allows for an exploration of more alternative and budget friendly options. The city also has a thriving culture of vintage shopping and tattoos.

 

GALLERIES

If you’re looking to get stuck into some contemporary Scandinavian art, the options are quite literally endless.

Must-sees are the Moderna Museet, which  includes the ArkDesRead the rest

Stockholm is rife with opportunities for art students

Götheburg may be known as Sweden’s ‘student city’, but Stockholm is increasingly popular with exchange and international students, as well as local Swedes. Stockholm University of the Arts (SKH) and Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design are the two main hubs for arts students, and offer plenty of opportunities for further study, as well as workshops and residencies.

The free tuition for Swedish and EEA/Swiss students, as well as the city’s booming culture of visual and performative arts, … Read the rest