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Places of Interest: 8 Historic Sites on Skeppsholmen in Stockholm

Skeppsholmen is a fairly small island located directly in the heart of Stockholm overlooking the majestic Royal Palace. While you will not find a tonne of structures on the island, I can virtually guarantee you that Skeppsholmen is well worth a visit. Moreover, the island is another one of those places that, despite being in the city centre, manage to keep their pleasant, tranquil atmosphere, which is so typical of Stockholm.Read more

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Rosenbad: Swedish Government Symbol with a Rich History

Places, just like people, evolve over time. We could almost say that they live their own lives. These lives do not last fifty or a hundred years nor can they end in a blink of an eye. While we could go back in time essentially as long as we want to explore a place, we usually only think of a certain, fairly short period of time of which we have a detailed account. My main point is, places have not always been what they are today and the more of their story we know, the better.Read more

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Hammarby Sjöstad: From Polluted Harbour to Eco-Friendly Role Model

Once upon a time, there was a dirty, polluted, and somewhat dangerous harbour just south of the inner city of Stockholm. Do not go looking for it just yet, though. Based on the description it might be pretty hard to find today. I have presented quite a few different faces of Stockholm on this blog already but in this post, it is time to discover yet another one, as beautiful and unique as always.Read more

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Places of Interest: 17th-Century Architecture in Stockholm’s Old Town

After I have shown you the most beautiful buildings from the 17th century in different parts of Stockholm in the previous two episodes of our series Places of Interest, now is the time to visit the most glorious of all historical areas in the Swedish capital. In this post, you will discover the prettiest and most monumental places there are to see in Stockholm’s Old Town that were built during the country’s most prosperous era.Read more

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The Diplomatic City: the Neighbourhood Filled with Exclusive Villas

The Östermalm district in Stockholm is formed by many beautiful neighbourhoods that make a visit to this area a delightful experience. It is also why we cover this district extensively at Trevl so that you do not miss any interesting corner of the district made famous worldwide especially by its exclusive water-front promenade Strandvägen. In this post, I tell you the story of a neighbourhood located right next to this popular boulevard.Read more