When In Gamla Stan, Walk To Stockholm’s Oldest Building: Riddarholmen Church

On July 4, 2012, in Gamla Stan, Riddarholmen Church, by Ralph Grizzle

Riddarholmen Church is said to be the oldest preserved building in Stockholm as well as the city’s only surviving Medieval monastery church. The church was originally built by the Franciscans around the time of King Magnus Ladulås’ death in 1290. The Franciscan friars were expelled in 1527 because of the Protestant Reformation. With the death […]

Sheraton Stockholm

The Facts – Arrive, check in, explore. If you decide to make Sheraton Stockholm your base when visiting the Swedish capital, you will find the location of this downtown hotel to be one of its main assets. Situated close to the Central Station, the hotel is within easy walking distance from the Arlanda Express. This […]

Planning Your 2012 Cruise To Stockholm: Make Your ‘Must-See’ List Of Top Attractions

You’re smart, and so you’ve decided not only to cruise from Stockholm in 2012 but also to stay two nights before your cruise so that you can see the best of what this beautiful city has to offer. That’s why we’re happy to provide this quick and easy guide to help you decide what you […]

Two Perfect Days Stockholm: An Avid Cruiser Feature Video

How do you spend two perfect days in Stockholm before or after your cruise? Avid Cruiser Ralph Grizzle shows you in this 10-minute show. Having trouble viewing the video? Click this link.

Explore Stockholm Using the Hop-On-Hop-Off Boat

If you ask anyone what impresses them most about the Swedish capital of Stockholm, it doesn’t take long for them to mention their love of this city’s pedestrian-friendly nature. With well-groomed streets, narrow laneways and sidestreet shortcuts, getting around on foot is remarkably easy. But what might not be apparent to travellers visiting this fine […]

In Pictures: My Summer Cruise from Stockholm

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a photograph of Stockholm has to be worth twice as many. The irresistible allure of the Swedish capital is difficult to adequately describe in words, but pictures can speak volumes. After all, how do you describe to someone what it’s like to stand on the quayside […]