Top 10 Stories On The Stockholm Cruise Blog

What are visitors looking for when they come to the Stockholm Cruise Blog? Directions and direction apparently. By directions, we mean it’s clear that visitors are looking for how to between the airport, city, hotel and ship. By direction, we mean that visitors are coming to us for advice on what to see and do. […]

Elite Marina Tower Hotel Review

On June 20, 2012, in Djurgarden, Hotels, Spa & Sauna, by alundgren

The Facts – For the uncompromising cruiser, the Elite Marina Tower might be the ideal choice. That’s because the location of this hotel makes it possible to arrive and depart by boat. While enjoying the ten-minute trip to or from the city center, passengers are treated to a variety of Stockholm landmarks. Among them are […]

Another Way To Arrive or Depart Stockholm: Cruising The Gota Canal

On June 6, 2012, in Activities, Canal Tours, by Ralph Grizzle

Sailing past Gamla Stan on the world’s oldest passenger ship. STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – After an early morning breakfast, my daughter and I rolled our luggage from our hotel to board our ship, the Juno, docked on the waterfront at Stockholm’s Royal Palace. From the hotel to the gangway took only about five minutes. It is […]

Reader Wants To Know How To Book A Segway Tour & Visit The Icebar Stockholm In One Day

On March 7, 2012, in Activities, Attractions, Ice Bar, Segway Tours, by Ralph Grizzle

Q. I’m cruising to Stockholm on NCL in August, and I’d like to try a Segway tour. Can you offer advice as to who to contact and how to make it happen? I would also love to visit the Icebar  if both can be done on the same day. A. I experienced and wrote about […]

Cruise Planner: Midsommar & Other Events You Will Not Want To Miss When Cruising To/From Stockholm

On March 2, 2012, in ABBA Tours, Fotografiska, Millennium Tours, National Museum, Skansen, by alundgren

One hundred years after August Strindberg passed away, his lifetime achievements continue to glow as brightly as ever. Strindberg is probably the most well-known Swedish author of all times (despite Stieg Larsson’s more recent success with the Millennium trilogy). The fact that it’s been 100 years since Strindberg passed away will not go unnoticed in Stockholm, which […]

Exploring Djurgården

On November 30, 2011, in Activities, Attractions, Djurgarden, Just For Fun, Skansen, Vasa Museum, by Aaron Saunders

One of the most fascinating aspects of Stockholm lies in just how many distinct districts the city is made up from. But perhaps none is more diverse – and rewarding – than the island of Djurgården. Loosely translated as “The Game Park,” Djurgården is one of the most popular destinations for tourists and native Stockholmers’ […]