Stockholm in ‘Top 10 cities for 2012’ by Lonely Planet

After globe-trotting research and fierce debate, the travel experts at Lonely Planet have chosen their favourite cities for 2012. In 5th place we found the Swedish capital, Stockholm. This is what Lonely Planet said: "This is as seductive a capital city as can be imagined, cosy yet cosmopolitan, willfully alternative and effortlessly picturesque. With its trendy design shops and bohemian bars,...

Where to stay and what to do in Oslo

Hi My sister-in-law and I are planning a trip to Oslo in late November for a spot of Christmas shopping as well as experiencing some of Oslo's hidden treasures. Could you recommend a really lovely place to stay centrally but not too pricey? Also in your opinion what are the top 5 things you would recommend us to see? We adore Scandi design/art so anything to do with this would be great. We're...

City Break, Copenhagen

Denmark's capital Copenhagen is probably one of my favourite cities in Europe. Excellent for interior design, shoes and clothing shops, vintage and second hand treasures, traditional Danish lunches and extraordinary Michelin restaurants. Copenhagen is a very children friendly city too. You have places reserved on buses and trains for pushchairs, kids menus in restaurants, and reduced entrance at...