Articles Tagged ‘Stockholm’

This Place Exists: Stockholm Metro Art

This Place Exists: Stockholm Metro Art May 27, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Clocking in at 110 kilometers long, Stockholm’s subway system has been dubbed the, “longest art exhibit in the world.” Whether or not you would classify the design of the metro stations as “art”, you still gotta admit they’re pretty darn cool. Since the 1950s over...

Never Lose Your Hotel Keys Again

Never Lose Your Hotel Keys Again November 18, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Are you one of those people that has a hard time keeping up with hotel keys? When the front desk clerk asks how may keys you’d like to have, most people ask for more than one because inevitably one gets lost or is demagnetized by an electronic device such as a cell phone. Speaking of phones, according...

Incarcer-Vacations: 11 Prisons-Turned-Hotels

Incarcer-Vacations: 11 Prisons-Turned-Hotels October 30, 2010 | Culture/History, Featured, Offbeat | Read More
Anyone with even a slight appreciation of irony would enjoy knowing that hellish prisons around the world, closed down because of overcrowding and human-rights abuse, have reopened as posh hotels and kitschy hostels. Although it does merit a good chuckle, if you think about it the conversions totally...

Elin Takes Kids To Sweden, Tiger Sees Nickelback

Elin Takes Kids To Sweden, Tiger Sees Nickelback April 21, 2010 | Celebrity Travel, Florida, Travel News | Read More
Tiger Woods’ wife Elin left Orlando Monday with the couple’s two young children, and landed in Stockholm according to RadarOnline.com reports. While volcanic ash has closed many European airports (and left some Europeans stranded in Florida), airspace over most of Sweden is now open and Stockholm’s...

Photo Friday: Venice of the North

Photo Friday: Venice of the North February 6, 2009 | Photo Friday | Read More
In what NileGuide destination was this photo taken? UPDATE 2/9: The photo features Södermalm, a central district of Stockholm. Like Amsterdam and St. Petersburg, Stockholm is sometimes referred to as the “Venice of the North” due to its proximity to water and many canals. (See more Photo...