Tagged: Stockholm

Leaving Sweden and Schengen: SAS to Split

Departing from Arlanda to Split this morning, heading back to Croatia totally unexpectedly. I always appear to make last minute decisions but they’re usually backed up by some lengthy planning. This time however, extensive planning lead a careful weighting of options that were quickly wiped away as I booked in the moment.

A lovely Stockholm evening

It had been a half-day trip to the Swedish capital including the open-air museum Skansen and then the Eurovision 2016 village. What better way to end it around the Gamla Stan on such a favourably warm evening.

Main street of the old town, Stora gatan

Sigtuna and Lake Mälaren Daytrip

Sigtuna is a small town located closed to the main Swedish airport of Arlanda. Founded a millennium ago, it remains a quaint historical village along the shores of Lake Mälaren. Not just historical, it also provides a lovely summer retreat, particularly if coming from hectic Stockholm. There are plenty of boutique hotels...

Stockholm to Munich Lufthansa Business Class

Another early morning rush from Uppsala down to Arlanda, this time however to Terminal 5 to fly Lufthansa to Munich, connecting to a first class flight to Dubai! This would be worth the pain of getting to Munich relatively early. Sitting at the front of the plane, I overheard the gate agent (GA)...

SAS Copenhagen Lounge and CPH-ARN Christmas edition

Having checked out of the Hilton connection directly attached to the airport it was a short walk to check-in. Today I was returning home to Sweden. So Copenhagen to Stockholm is a major route as you could imagine between the two main Scandic capitals. Want to guess how many flights...

Swedavia Stockholm Arlanda Lounge

A brief mention of this lounge separately before my Emirates first class flights. My stay here was rather brief and relative to the first class product quite a disappointment particularly compared to other ports with actual Emirates lounges. Stockholm has limited long haul flights and this is the only lounge...