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.


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

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.



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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.



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

Going big in Stockholm: the hostels, bars, theme parks, and festivals

Looking to blow off some steam? Stockholm can take care of that for you.




Whether you’re travelling alone or with a group, staying in a hostel is always a good way to join in the fun.

City Backpackers Hostel is rated 9.4 on Hostelworld and is renowned for its sociable vibe. They offer a rooftop terrace with a DJ, tours of the city and endless amenities – including free pasta. 

Castanea Old Town Hostel is another great … Read the rest

Five cool things to see in Stockholm’s Old Town

Once considered a slum, Stockholm’s Old Town (Gamla Stan) is a must for any visitors to the city. Here are our picks for the top five cool things to do.


With 3000 permanent residents and a steady stream of tourists, there’s no shortage of great bars and restaurants. There’s also a lot to see and learn.


Changing of the Guard at the Royal Palace

An every day occurrence, but with so much pomp and circumstance you’ll think they’re … Read the rest

Here’s the soundtrack for your trip to Stockholm

Stockholm is renowned for its contribution to music – particularly in pop. Here’s an eclectic mix of songs by Swedish artists to listen to in Stockholm.

First Aid Kit – Emmylou

“Oh the bitter winds are coming in
And I’m already missing the summer
Stockholm’s cold but I’ve been told
I was born to endure this kind of weather”

Born in Enskede, on the outskirts of Stockholm, sisters Klara and Johanna Söderberg formed the basis of the folk duo that … Read the rest