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Tips and Articles in Stockholm

There was a time when business travel was looked upon by travelers and providers alike as a necessary ordeal -- just think of the term road warrior. But in today's world -- where image is everything -- the travel industry believes people want some...
SÖDER If you'd told a chic Stockholmer 20 years ago that the island of Södermalm (Söder for short) would become the hippest part of the city, he would have laughed—or sneered. Not so now. The early-20th-century tenements that once housed Stockhol...
The night before I left for Stockholm I went to the opening of yet another New York restaurant that uses design as a backdrop. It was a clangorous hangar with all the comfort of a business-class lounge decorated by IKEA. I like the spare look, but...
"I imagined the interiors as the physical expression of the food," says London-based design luminary Ilse Crawford of her latest project, restaurant Mathias Dahlgren, in the Grand Hotel Stockholm (6 S. Blasieholmshamnen; 46-8/679-35-84; dinner fo...
VIENNA AUSTRIA $236 At the 16th-century Hotel König von Ungarn (10 Schulerstrasse; 43-1/515-840; www.kvu.at; breakfast included), just a short walk from St. Stephen's Cathedral, gilded mirrors, boldly graphic wallpaper, and ch...
In the past year, Stockholm's slightly haughty image as the epicenter of minimalist design has been shaken up by a new generation of trendsetters. In the city's SoFo district (South of Folkungagatan), an overlooked Eastern bloc-style neighborhood,...
This month, three exhibitions display fashion as cultural artifact. "High Style and Hoop Skirts: 1850's Fashion," at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts (465 Huntington Ave.; 617/267-9300; www.mfa.org), demonstrates how 19th-century innovations (crinolin...
LONDON Nigella Lawson, author of Forever Summer and host of her own show by the same title on the Style Network. • MARKET Borough Market 8 Southwark St.; 44-207/407-1002; www.boroughmarket.org.uk. The only wholesale and retail market left in cent...
Prague Hilton Old Town Designer Alexandra Champalimaud introduced a contemporary vibe to the 305 rooms, while David Collins used a graphic motif inspired by Czech Modernist art in the public spaces. And the man responsible for the hotel’s Maze r...
9:00 A.M. I plot my day over a complimentary breakfast of homemade yogurt and knäckebröd (crispy bread) at Hotel Anno 1647 (3 Mariagränd; 46-8/442-1680; anno1647.se), housed in a former tobacco and clothing factory in the hip island neighborhood ...
It wasn’t quite Project Runway for Swedish designer Daniel Ostman. A cabinetmaker by training, he made his name serendipitously a few years ago with a handful of Christmas gifts he sewed himself; now his signature striped scarves, hats, and robes ...
You’re sitting in a hip Tokyo cafe, having a fish cake and sake. Your server has been especially attentive, so when the check arrives, you think nothing of pulling out some extra yen and leaving a healthy 20 percent tip. But suddenly things go hor...
See our Eco-Friendly Guide to Paris, London and Stockholm slideshow. With some of the most progressive capitals in the world, Europe makes eco-travel easy—provided you know where to look. For this new series, T+L partnered with Greenopia, the lea...