A Jog Through Djurgården

On August 11, 2012, in Djurgarden, Grand Hotel, Live From Stockholm, by Ralph Grizzle

Are you a runner or cyclist? If so, you’ll find plenty of places to stretch your legs in Stockholm. One of my favorite places: the huge park known as Djurgården. The nice thing about Djurgården is that you can get there by tram, bus or by walking, running or cycling along Strandvägen. I ran 8 kilometers (5 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Grand Hotel

On May 9, 2012, in Grand Hotel, Hotels, Restaurants, by alundgren

The Facts — There is nothing about the Grand that is not grand. In areas ranging from service to location, Stockholm’s Grand Hôtel has excelled for more than 130 years. It is not a coincidence that past guests include both film stars and high-profile politicians. Grand Hôtel also gives a roof over the heads of […]

Scandic Anglais

On April 25, 2012, in Hotels, Scandic Anglais, by alundgren

The Facts — A favorite for families with kids and party-goers alike, this hotel in downtown Stockholm combines a whole range of traits that are often associated with Sweden. One of those traits has to do with Scandic Anglais‘ claim as being environmentally friendly — in addition to being both stylish and efficiently managed. The hotel […]