Just thinking of Stockholm, the bell of Scandinavian capitals, makes us glow. Saffron yellow buildings line narrow cobblestone streets. Around the next corner you may be rewarded with a view of sparkling Baltic sea and the next tempting island. Stockholm is made up of 14! Most importantly for family travel, the number of chic parents calmly toting multiple kids against an old-world urban backdrop is inspirational.
Maybe they’re fueled by their sophisticated coffee culture. The key Swedish vocab word here is fika, a social coffee break with a sugary treat. Maybe they make it look easy thanks to the unimpeachable, practical-meets-good-looking design for baby gear. Think Stokke.
Whatever the reason, we’re over the moon for this hip northern town.
Add a museum devoted children’s fiction author Astrid Lingren, who penned Pippi Longstocking, and we may never leave.