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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Where To Stay In Stockholm: Hotel Roundup

On February 4, 2011, in Grand Hotel, Hilton Slussen, Hotel Stureplan, Hotels, Scandic Anglais, Sheraton Stockholm, by Carrie Finley-Bajak

Stockholm Hotel Options For Cruisers To explore Stockholm in-depth, plan to extend your stay either before or after a Baltic or Northern European cruise. We know you will discover that Stockholm is an extraordinary city. There are countless attractions to keep you busy and an abundance of fabulous hotels to call home while visiting the […]

Cruisers Can Enjoy A Spa Day In Stockholm

On January 22, 2011, in Grand Hotel, by Carrie Finley-Bajak

A Swedish Massage In A Grand Spa Cruise visitors looking for a day spa in Stockholm need look no further than Raison d’Etre Spa, located in the Grand Hôtel Stockholm. The hotel itself is easy to get to from the cruise ships, and as one of Scandinavia’s leading luxury hotels, is a destination all on its […]

Afloat In A City Of Islands: Exploring Stockholm From The Water

On July 6, 2010, in Activities, Archipelago, Canal Tours, Gamla Stan, Grand Hotel, Skansen, Vasa Museum, Video, by Ralph Grizzle

If Stockholm is a city of islands (14 of them), then it only stands to reason that the city is also one of waterways. Yes, there have been the usual comparisons to Venice (St. Petersburg has also been compared to the Italian city), but if you see gondolas, check your bearings: You may have boarded […]