This was my third time in Stockholm and I love to visit the city during Summer. The people are all outside, cycling from the North (Norrmalm) of the city to South (Sodermalm) via Gamla Stan in their stylish Swedish outfits and you can enjoy the terraces or the parks. I’ve been to Stockholm during Winter as well and that’s the time to go if you want to step into the ultimate Christmas feeling complete with snow, a lot of candles, christmas trees and it’s dark most of the day.


What to do
Stockholm has a lot of museums: I would highly recommend you to check out the exhibitions at Moderna Museet and Fotografiska. You can see a huge exhibition of the works of Yayoi Kusama at Moderna Museet (until September 11) and if you love the photos of Bryan Adams you’ll have to go to Fotografiska (until September 25). Then take one day to explore Norrmalm and Kungsholmen and one day to go to Sodermalm and you’ll see the best things the city has to offer. If you love vintage design you’ll love Dusty Deco (see my report here) and if you’re looking for a great hotel to stay I would still recommend Miss Clara (see my report here) and the Story Hotel (see my report here).


How to get there
To get to the city book a flight with SAS. Interesting about SAS Airlines is that they are a trendsetting airlines in terms of digital travelling. Download their app just before you go and you can not only add your boarding pass to your wallet, so you don’t have to print it anymore, but you also get real life information about your flight. They let me know the flight was slightly delayed (just 17 minutes, but still: a nice gesture). Also you can download newspapers on your device to read on the plane. And until tomorrow they have a big sale going on, so if you’re planning to book a trip to Stockholm or another Scandinavian destination, check out their website.


Today I like to show you what caught my eye during my time in Stockholm. From tomorrow on you can expect the Tried & Tested reports of my ultimate favorite, not to be missed when you’re in Stockholm, spots! Enjoy!




Yayoi Kusama at Moderna Museet 




Your reporter in the garden of Moderna Museet where the trees are wrapped in Kusama’s polkadot print



Cover of the book ‘How to Work Better’ by Peter Fischli and David Weiss




Cafe Pascal




Snickarbacken 7 



The new Urban Deli Svaevagen, next door to the Miss Clara Hotel 



Pink galore at Greta’s, a new cafe belonging to the new Haymarket Hotel by Scandic. On a superb location in the center (where PUB used to be). 



Dinner at meat restaurant AG in Kungsholmen 




Plant shop on Gamla Stan 



The narrow streets of Gamla Stan




Brandstationen Herr Judit in Sodermalm


My flight is sponsored by SAS Airlines, the airline to travel with if you like to arrive at Scandinavian destinations in style. There’s a big SALE going on until August 30, but also check out their Facebook page for news about Scandinavia and their loyalty program Eurobonus


  • Mima Isono

    29.08.2016 at 15:48 Reply

    These are gorgeous pictures. I love the natural lighting effect in the pictures.

    • Pauline Egge

      29.08.2016 at 15:56 Reply

      Thank you Mima! 🙂

  • Berta

    29.08.2016 at 07:55 Reply

    The plantshop is called Chritoffers Blommer. They have also one at Södermalm.

    • Pauline Egge

      29.08.2016 at 09:21 Reply

      Hi Berta,

      Yes, that’s true! Such a beautiful plant shop right? Thanks!

      Best wishes, Pauline

  • Donald

    29.08.2016 at 22:33 Reply

    I got to this blog just Googling Miss Clara and Haymarket. Which hotel would you think has a more convenient overall location?

    Would love to hear your thoughts. Thanks

    • Pauline Egge

      29.08.2016 at 09:34 Reply

      Hi Donald, thanks for your comment! They are both located on a very convenient central location (also a 5-minute walk from each other). Haymarket is super central and has a lovely pink cafe, but is part of a larger hotel chain. Miss Clara is fantastic. Super inspiring rooms, very close to the center and inspiring spots and is the cool independent design hotel option. Hope this helps? Let me know! And enjoy Stockholm 🙂

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