Since its first race back in 1979, featuring a mere 2,000 runners, the ASICS Stockholm Marathon has become one of Sweden biggest and most popular sporting events, drawing in over 20,000 runners from all around the globe. The 42km race is lauded as one of Europe’s most scenic marathon routes, with runners undertaking 2 laps of the city, set against a backdrop of the glistening ocean and urban greenery.
Category: Unforgettable Experiences
January 23, 2013
Sure, the days are shorter and the temperatures are sub-zero in Sweden during the winter, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of things to enjoy in this Scandinavian country. From extreme sports to spotting the Northern Lights and relaxing inside, visiting Sweden in the winter does make for a fantastic — albeit somewhat chilly — holiday.
December 26, 2012
Planning on ringing in 2013 in Stockholm? You’re in luck! From traditional celebrations to partying all night, there are plenty of options to ensure the start to your New Year will be celebrated perfectly.
November 29, 2012
Starting in November, holiday markets begin to decorate Sweden with their sparkling lights. Ornamented Christmas trees and flickering candles line city streets, merchants in their cozy stalls sell everything from beautiful crafts to delicious culinary treats, all the while freshly baked gingerbread and mulled wine (spiced) help warm up visitors from the cold winter air.
October 31, 2012
Stockholm is a magic place at Christmas time. If you really want to get a true Christmas feeling, visit Stockholm during the month of December. If you are lucky, it might be a snowy white Christmas!
October 3, 2012
Forget about Swedish fish, those yummy gummy sweets that you can find in America and beyond. Sweden is known for far more culinary delights. On your next trip to this Scandinavian country be sure to take some time, step out of your comfort zone and sample some of the local foods. While more simple than meals to the south, thanks to the long and cold winters, these dishes still are flavorful.