Stockholm Travel Guide
Plan Your Stockholm Vacation
Stockholm is a city in the flush of its second youth. In the last 15 years Sweden's capital has emerged from its cold, Nordic shadow to take the stage as a truly international city. What started with entry into the European Union in 1995, gained pace with the extraordinary IT boom of the late 1990s (strengthened with the Skype-led IT second-wave of 2003), and solidified with the hedge fund invasion of the mid-nineties continues today. And despite more recent global economic turmoil, which Sweden was able to coast through relatively unscatched, most of Greater Stockholm's 1.4 million or so inhabitants have realized that aspects of their city rival those in Paris, London, New York, or any other great metropolis.
The last few years have brought with them a welcome surge in new hotels, including the Scandic Grand Central Hotel (next to... read more
Due to the wave of "New Nordic Cuisine," Stockholm can hold its own with just about any other major European capital.... read more
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