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Sweden’s most visited tourist attraction is a museum with just one exhibit. How does something so simple draw such large crowds? Well, it’s one special artefact. The Vasa Museum, situated on Stockholm’s Djurgården island, is home to the world’s only … Continue reading
National history museums are often high on my ‘must see’ list when visiting a country for the first time. They are the perfect place to learn about the local culture, both from the artefacts on display and the displays themselves: what a people … Continue reading
It had been a cultural morning, a stroll around Gamla Stan, Stockholm’s old town, followed by a visit to contemporary photography gallery Fotografiska in the Södermalm district. The gallery is on the waterfront and, as we stepped out in to … Continue reading
Stockholm is a beautiful city, famed for its open spaces, waterways and islands. So my travelling companions were unsurprisingly shocked when top of my itinerary for our long weekend in the Swedish capital was a tour of its underground train … Continue reading