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

LEEDS

The cultural hub of West Yorkshire is rapidly growing and changing. Often neglected in favour of it’s Northern neighbours, here’s our case for a trip to Leeds.

Hotel: Malmaison

Casually housed in what was formerly the Leeds City Tramways Office, Malmaison’s boutique West Yorkshire outpost contains 100 rooms spread over five floors. The hotel is smack bang in the city centre and the cocktail bar, Chez Mal Bar, is open until 1am. A perfect way to end or begin your … Read the rest

BARCELONA

Welcome to the head and heart of Catalonia; here’s where we suggest you start.

Hotel: Hotel Brummell

A short distance from Montjuïc, in Poble Sec, sits this charming 20-room boutique hotel. Hotel Brummell is off the beaten track by design, and nestled within walking distance of mountains, city and sea. Sounds like a lot? Try hitting the pool, the sauna, or one of the free yoga classes for some down time.

Gallery: Joan Miro Foundation

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STOCKHOLM

Inside Sweden’s archipelago, a heavyweight destination for art and design.

Restaurant: Fjäderholmarnas Krog

 

The tiny island of Fjäderholmarna is exceptionally beautiful, and you can hop on the ferry from mainland Stockholm at any time. It’s largest restaurant Fjäderholmarnas Krog boasts a high-quality Swedish dining experience in a traditional red wood house on the edge of the water. Sit back, take in the view, and sample the contemporary seafood dishes everyone raves about.

Gallery: Fotografiska

 

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