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Gothenburg, Sweden

Winter’s tale
Gothenburg, Sweden

It’s a crisp December afternoon. The propeller beneath me churns the calm, cold, deep blue water of the North Sea into a long, white line st...
Kayaking in Stockholm, Sweden

Water boy
Stockholm, Sweden

Water, water everywhere. Not much of a surprise as central Stockholm is built on fifteen islands. So you’ll see why life on the water is pre...
Art on Stockholm's Subway system

Beneath the surface
Stockholm, Sweden

I’m stood on the platform at Stadion TBana (metro) station, beneath a giant mural of a rainbow. For a split second I felt the gayest I ever ...
Tree Hotel, Harrads near Lulea

Come to light
Swedish Lapland, Sweden

Swedish Lapland is one of the planet’s most magical destinations – and it is beautiful all year round. It is easily the most gay-welcoming p...
Parlans, SoFo, Sodemalm, Stockholm, Sweden

Fika date
Stockholm, Sweden

There are two things I love that I know are bad for me when in abundance. Ok, you got me, there are more than just two things; but in this p...

Hotels & resorts

Upper House, Gothenburg, Sweden

Upper House
Gothenburg, Sweden

From the moment we checked into our spacious five-star accommodation on the 21st floor of Gothenburg’s tallest buildings, Gothia Towers, we...
Nääs Fabriker, Tollered, Gothenburg, Sweden

Nääs Fabriker
Tollered, Sweden

Just a swift 30-minute drive from Gothenburg, in West Sweden, this vast cotton mill turned hotel with a resort-like feel had us dreaming aw...
Nordic Light, Stockholm, Sweden

Nordic Light
Stockholm, Sweden

This Vasaplan hotel, right next to where the Stockholm Arlanda Express train drops off, has long been known as one of the city’s foremo...
At Six Stockholm

At Six, Stockholm, Sweden

We had the pleasure of visiting At Six two weeks into its fanfare opening. Stockholm is a city that boasts some great designer hotels, but i...

Ladfabriken, Bohuslan, Sweden

It’s hard to think of what more you could want from a guest house that Lådfabriken doesn’t already offer. Its owners have created a stunning...
Hotel Avalon

Avalon Hotel, Gothenburg, Sweden

We’ve never stayed at a certified ‘Feng Shui’ hotel before and actually we still aren’t altogether sure what difference that made. however, ...
Hotel Bellora

Hotel Bellora, Gothenburg, Sweden

Fun, friendly and convenient are the three biggest take aways from our stay here at the Bellora. This is a real hub for fashionable Gothenbu...
Diplomat Stockholm

Hotel Diplomat, Stockholm, Sweden

Despite being in a city that’s not short of fine hotels, this one stands out. Our nest in the Swedish capital overlooked the water on the ch...
Icehotel, Sweden

Icehotel, Jukkasjarvi, Sweden

Watching the Aurora Borealis perform its majestic dance across the sky is an awe-inducing experience we will never forget. But equally as sp...
Hilton Slussen, Stockholm

Hilton Slussen, Stockholm, Sweden

This chain hotel sits right on the water at a very central location, at the point the Lake Mälaren meets the Baltic Sea, the perfect metapho...
Rival Stockholm

Hotel Rival, Stockholm, Sweden

You’d think the city was obsessed with ABBA when you look up from your bed to see a mural of the fab four. But there’s a good reason, as Ben...
Nobis Stockholm

Nobis, Stockholm, Sweden

When it comes to Stockholm style and sophistication, the Nobis has it all. It’s a collision of old and new super-chic, where 19th century he...
Ett Hem, Stockholm, Sweden

Ett Hem, Stockholm, Sweden

The hottest news on the Stockholm scene is the usurper to the city’s luxury crown, Ett Hem; a simply breathtaking, 12 suite boutique, set in...
Berns Stockholm

Berns, Stockholm, Sweden

This year celebrating 150 years, the Berns is certainly the hotel at the center of the social scene, boasting guests including Rihanna and t...
Clarion Sign

Clarion Sign, Stockholm, Sweden

Drag your designer trolley bag a few minutes from the Arlanda Express to find this hip hotel. It encompasses Scandi-chic, peppered with Swed...