DON’T MISS | Fika Time | 11 October 2014
If there’s a bakery in my midst, I’ll find it. Bread is, hands down, my favorite food type – and the exquisite aroma of fresh baked bread has led me into pâtisseries in France, panaderías in Spain, panificios in Italy – and into this delightful bageriet in Sandhamn, Sweden.
EYE ON DESIGN | Sublime Sandhamn | 22 September 2014
The village of Sandhamn is like one big quintessential Swedish style moment.
WEIRD BUT WONDERFUL | Baffling combination | 19 September 2014
STORIES | A Midsummer’s Day | 15 September 2014
If you live in Sweden, Midsummer,or Midsommar, which is celebrated in June on the longest day of the year, is the most important holiday next to Christmas.
If you’re American, and you’ve just arrived in Sweden on Midsommar’s eve, you’ll discover that everything, and I mean everything, is closed.
Except for the boat tours. Exploring Stockholm’s archipelago aboard the Strömma Kanalbolaget turned out to be a perfect way to spend a midsommer’s day.
EYE ON DESIGN | A Feast for the Eyes | 12 September 2014
I love sampling the incredible cuisine of restaurants around the world . . . but it’s often the design of the restaurant itself that really leaves an impression.
In Stockholm, it was the walls of the lofty dining room at Pontus! (the exclamation point is part of the name) that really caught my eye.
EYE ON DESIGN | Made in Sweden | 8 September 2014
STYLE MOMENTS | Tivoli Gröna Lund, Stockholm | 5 September 2014
EYE ON DESIGN | STOCKHOLM | High Speed Design | 1 September 2014
You know you’re in Sweden when even the train from the airport is stunningly designed.
DON’T MISS | EXCEPTIONAL EATERIES | Copenhagen | Nimb Brasserie | 26 August 2014
It was my first night in Copenhagen and I was feeling the effects of an overnight flight full of screaming babies. I knew I needed to stay awake to acclimate, and the only way to do that is to go out.
Within the grounds of Tivoli, the famous historical amusement park, is a fabulous (and I don’t use that word lightly) hotel called Nimb.