Photos: Early summer around Stockholm
Lola A. Åkerström shares a few early summer snapshots from around Södermalm, Gamla stan, and Norrmalm.
Random Sightings: The Banana Squad
Most likely a group of friends celebrating a bachelor’s party, called “Svensexa”, this banana squad was casually strolling down Drottninggatan.
Preview: Smaka På Stockholm
Stockholm has a strong foodie scene which comes out in full force during the early summer festival, Smaka På Stockholm – or Taste of Stockholm.
Photos: Stockholm’s Cherry Blossoms
While I definitely caught the tail-end of the cherry blossoms in Kungsträdgården (“The King’s Garden”) also known as “Kungsan” to locals, they were no less beautiful. Pleasant spring weather which has been teasing residents for weeks seems like it’s finally here to stay. The blossoms usually peak between the end of April and early May. Under the cherry blossom trees, people soak up sun, eat ice-cream, gossip, and played chess.
Photos: Stockholm Elevate Series
Annaliese Comelab shares views of Stockholm you’ve probably never seen before in her new series, Elevate
More voices from Stockholm
I recently published a photo essay on BBC Travel – Voices from Stockholm – where I asked residents of Stockholm to share some of their all-time favorite spots around town…