STS Favourite Articles of 2014

Lola A. Åkerström rounds up some of our favorite articles of 2014.

2014 was a year of growth for us in many ways. We brought on talented contributors who strengthened STS with their unique voices and in 2015, we hope to bring on additional guest contributors as well. We would love to keep bringing you deeper coverage of and more untold stories from Stockholm so you can see a different side of this city we love so much.

So grab a cup of coffee and check out some of our favorite stories from 2014. And if you’d like to share your own stories of exploring Stockholm beyond the guidebooks, please get in touch.

Coffee in Stockholm - Photography by Lola Akinmade Åkerström

Stockholm’s café culture – Lola A. Åkerström explains Stockholm’s strong café culture and highlights some of the best places in town to grab a cup of joe.

All photos courtesy of Uncommon Stockholm
Interview: Uncommon Stockholm – I’ve always ascertained that Stockholm is the most open society run by the most private of people and to get beneath the culture and lifestyle, one has to stay longer. And Uncommon Stockholm has given us an invaluable rare insight into this.

All photos by author

Festival O/Modernt: Past, Present, and Unexpected – Danielle Blackbird takes us through a unique music festival in Stockholm – O/Modernt.

Shakespeare in Stockholm

Photo courtesy of The Stockholm English Speaking Theatre.

Sunshine and Shakespeare in Stockholm – Danielle Blackbird introduces where to find Shakespeare in Stockholm.


Walking The City – Using his home base of Berlin, Paul Sullivan on why walking is the only real way to understand a city.


Video: Thanksgiving in Stockholm – Food blogger behind Americulinariska and regular STS contributor Kendra Valentine takes us behind the scenes of Ingelsta Kalkon – a boutique store in Stockholm dedicated to all things turkey.

On the Swedish Farm – Stephanie Hsu takes us through life on a Swedish farm as part of her WWOOF Sweden experience which links volunteers with local organic farmers and growers.

Photo credit: Header image by Paul Sullivan, Slow Travel Berlin

Looking forward to more stories from Stockholm in 2015.

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Author: Lola A. Åkerström

Lola Akinmade Åkerström is an award-winning writer, photographer, and travel blogger, and is also the Founder/Editor-in-chief of Slow Travel Stockholm. Her photography is represented by National Geographic Creative. She tweets at @LolaAkinmade.

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