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 […]

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 […]

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’ […]

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.

Djurgården’s appeal for families

If you’re cruising to Stockholm with kids, you should definitiely consider visiting Djurgården. This former Royal game park offers such a wide variety of museums, attractions and outdoor experiences that it almost seems unimaginable that anyone could fail to find something to interest the whole family. It’s a veritable smörgåsbord of attractions, each providing insights […]

Try a Swedish classic in classy surroundings: the smörgåsbord

On June 8, 2011, in Activities, Attractions, Grand Hotel, Hotels, Restaurants, Reviews, Skansen, by Ralph Grizzle

A classic returns as Stockholm’s finest restaurants pick up good old Swedish traditions in the form of the smörgåsbord. The smörgåsbord (or smorgasbord) is something of an institution in Sweden. Any inhabitant of this Scandinavian country will be able to tell you about his or her own experiences of the traditional Swedish buffet, with its […]