Stockholm Archive

Travel Contests: September 13, 2017 – Bali, Stockholm, Patagonia, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Bali, Indonesia; Peru; Ireland; Prague, Czechia; the Dominican Republic; the Austin City Limits Music Festival; Sydney, Australia; Cinque Terre, Italy; Stockholm, Sweden; Patagonia; Germany; New York City; Napa, California; and more. Good luck & be sure to subscribe to the weekly newsletter so you […]

Travel Contests: January 25, 2017 – Sweden, Chile, Mexico, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Valle Nevado, Chile; the 2018 Australian Open; Switzerland; Mexico; St. Croix; Aspen, Colorado; Stockholm, Sweden; London, England; Prince Edward Island, Canada; American Airlines AAdvantage miles & a cruise; Nashville, Tennessee; Los Angeles, California; Miami, Florida; and more. Good luck & be sure […]

Clarion Hotel Sign Stockholm, Sweden review

During my week in Stockholm, I stayed at the Clarion Hotel Sign, which is part of the Choice Hotels chain. Choice Hotels are fantastic options in Scandinavia, especially if you book with points. Thanks to having bought points during this year’s Daily Getaways promotion, I was able to stay at the Hotel Sign in Stockholm […]

A food tour of Stockholm, Sweden

During my time in Stockholm, I joined an afternoon-long food tour of the city called “What does Stockholm taste like?” This was another complimentary pre-TBEX activity courtesy of Visit Stockholm. The Nordic experience tour was run by Food Tours Stockholm (TripAdvisor) & covered all aspects of modern Swedish & Scandinavian cuisine. We met at Hotorget outside of […]

A visit to Vasamuseet in Stockholm, Sweden

The first night of TBEX Stockholm kicked off with a party at the Vasamuseet (Vasa Museum). With the weather turning briefly sunny, and having plenty of time to get to the museum, I decided to walk there. I followed Strandvagen eastward, then crossed the bridge toward the museums that are located on the island of Djurgården. […]

A visit to the Swedish Royal Palace in Stockholm

As I was walking through Gamla Stan, Stockholm’s Old Town, I realized that the Changing of the Guard ceremony was going to be taking place at the Swedish Royal Palace in an hour or so, but there were already large crowds. While I could walk through the area prior to the ceremony, I couldn’t linger for long. It […]

A visit to Fotografiska in Stockholm, Sweden

The morning after I arrived in Stockholm for TBEX Europe 2016, I headed to the Visitor’s Center to get my welcome pack for the conference. Although it didn’t start for a few days, there were some perks to take advantage of including a transit pass and a Stockholm Pass, which gave unlimited 48-hour access to […]