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Winter scene around Centralbadet

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Centralbadet, Stockholm’s popular bath house, sauna, spa, and rejuvenation center has been running since August 1904 (that’s 108 years!) and remains an iconic fixture right off Drottninggatan.

Summer picnics across Djurgården

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While Expat blogger Kate was in town, we got to dig into some herring (sill), shrimp sandwiches (räksmörgåsar), and yummy fikabröd on lush island Djurgården. During Midsummer weekend, most restaurants are closed; many until August so picnicking is quite popular and a fantastic way of enjoying the mild summer sun with friends.

Summer chilling in Humlegården

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Hanging out in one of Stockholm’s largest and most popular parks – Humlegården – on a cool rainy summer day.

Playing chess in the street

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Stumbled across three generations playing chess on Storgatan in Luleå.

Relaxing crowds in Humlegården

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A favorite local hangout spot for hours in the sun – Humlegården, a large park in Stockholm’s high-end Östermalm area