Stockholm

  by Geri Bain From the moment we walked into Stockholm’s Nordic Light Hotel, my husband and I sensed an energetic, social vibe—and the appeal to Millennials was apparent. The lobby feels like a cross between a trendy bar and a spacious Starbucks. Stalactite-like lights hanging from the ceiling subtly

By Richard West In Scandinavia, unlike America,  independent English-language bookshops do not seem to be going the way of the last Tasmanian, the Dodo, the final passenger pigeon, politicians with a conscience.  Amidst every major city there’s a truffling of stores selling new and second-hand books, offering reading clubs, appearances

By Richard West Celebrity alert!  Waiting to board my never-late SAS flight to Stockholm, I glanced right and noticed a familiar-looking rather handsome plumber. No,  it was Michael Nyqvist, currently Sweden’s most famous actor,  who has portrayed the testosteronic  Everyman  journalist  Mikael “Kalle” Blomkvist in that country’s three Millennium Trilogy

    By Mary Alice Kellogg This crisp city built on 14 islands, each with its own personality, is steeped in tradition with a contemporary sensibility anchored in design. Stockholm these days is all agog preparing for the royal wedding of Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling on June 19th

  If you're a Europhile, as I am, you've probably been cringing as the dollar is again sinking lower and lower against the almighty euro. One euro was worth $1.45 this morning, which has effectively made moderately priced European hotels very expensive and vaulted deluxe hotels into the stratosphere. But