Stockholm, an introduction

I recommend that you use the metro to get to the center of Stockholm once you land in its stylish airport Arlanda. You can get to town in twenty minutes and save some bucks, which you will sure need later! You should always have a warm jacket with you. This northern city is, as highly expected, very cold in winter but it can surprise you even in summer. Stockholm is unfortunately an expensive city like its other Scandinavian counterparts. During one of my visits, I chose to stay at a suburban...

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Stockholm Syndrome

Stockholm, the most beautiful Scandinavian capital in my view, was first known to me with the Stockholm syndrome but not with its exceptional understanding of design and architecture. I however had no idea what gave rise to the concept of Stockholm syndrome, which can in summary be defined as the feeling of dependence and affection nurtured by the hostages towards their capturer. During my first winter trip to Stockholm, I settle in the centrally located Nobis Hotel which is also home a...

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Fotografiska Museum

For me Stockholm has everything that a decent city needs to offer. In addition to its historic feeling, it is also home to many cafes and restaurants that lead the relevant Worldwide trends. Additionally, it also hosts one of the best photography museums in Europe – Fotografiska Museum. Fotografiska is among my two favorite photography museums in Europe – the other one being la Maison Europeene de la Photographie located in Paris. Even if the quality of the exhibits hosted in Fotografiska is...

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Stockholm: Nobel Museum

My first visit to Stockholm was during autumn on September day. It was shortly after the Nobel literature prize of Orhan Pamuk, who is still among my favorite Turkish authors. I remember dropping off my luggage at my hotel which was right outside Stockholm and almost running to see the Nobel Museum. It may be that I felt some sort of ownership towards the museum since a Turkish person has been awarded with one of the prizes! Even though it is occasionally criticized especially for its choices...

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