Top Six Unusual Ways to Experience Stockholm

Are you looking for another, different way to look at Stockholm and experience the city from a different angle than from just walking through the city? Then you might be pleased, because here we have collected a few different and interesting suggestions that might interest you. Here are our top six ways to experience Stockholm:   Take a Walk on the Rooftops Get a guided historical tour from the top of the famous roofs in Stockholm. Look down on the people, sometimes small as ants while appreciating the amazing architecture that you can not get closer than this. You walk safely connected with ropes led by an experienced guide.  Read more about the experience on the roof tour here: Takvandring: https://www.upplevelse.com/takvandring   Take a Ride With a Helicopter...

Recommended reading about Sweden

Reading books is a good way to get acquainted to Sweden, the country, its people its history and culture. And to learn more about the Swedes and their mind-set. If there is a common one. Swedes are affected by the climate, the short summers and the long winters. The traditional food in this country has a history of the necessity to be able to store food for long periods. Anyway, here’s a few tips on reading. There’s a whole lot you can find in the book stores. Online orders usually take just one or two days, so even if you are merely spending a week or two, you can still find some gems. You can also go to the linked online stores to find audio books for immediate download. If you want to visit a big book store, Akademibokhandeln is highly recommended....

How to pay in Sweden? Cash or Credit Card?

As Sweden don’t have Euro, in Sweden you pay with the Swedish currency Svenska Kronor, Swedish Crowns or SEK. This is a country where payment relies heavily on card payment. Most of stores, restaurants etc accept most of available credit cards with a few exceptions as Diner’s Club. Many stores and restaurants only accept credit card. There are also some small shops and vendors that do not accept credit cards. They usually accept both cash and using the common mobile phone payment system Swish. For being able to use Swish, you need to have a Swedish bank account and a Swedish personal code number. So, to sum it up, having a card to pay with is an absolutely necessity in Sweden. Some small change in SEK is also good to carry with you, but no larger sums...

Contact info for emergency and help

When you need help, are in danger have witnessed an accident or when you get ill. Here are the most important phone numbers in Sweden. Emergency: 112 Call 112 for emergency: police, ambulance and fire department.   Police: 114 14 Police, non-emergency as reporting crimes, passport questions etc.   Medical Care: 1177 Non-emergency information telephone number. You can get assistance and ask questions about everything concerning your own health.   Catastrophe and accidents info: 113 13 Call 113 13 to receive info about catastrophes and similar incidents around your area, they take phone calls 24/7.   Migration office: 0771-235 235   Sweden Abroad Search for embassy or consulate in your own country:...