The decision to leave Tehran for Stockholm wasn’t an easy one for Alan Koliji. It was 2011 when the Iranian ecologist realised he needed to leave his homeland to pursue the professional freedom and impactful career he craved. He applied for a master’s programme at Stockholm University and within a month had packed his bags and made the move.
Welcome to Stockholm
Preamble :An open city for different perspectives and new ideas. A vibrant destination where innovations in music, design, fashion and technology are born. A place for you.
A touch of summer
Summer has brought with it longer and warmer days. Enjoy Stockholm with either an adventurous day of kayaking or a relaxed drink at a rooftop bar.
Anchors aweigh: Enjoy Stockholm from a boat
Hi, want to get to know the locals?
Find your way off the beaten path with personal guides and tips from the people living here.
"Art is a human right."
"I'm a friend of the night."
"As a lover of coffee I'm in the right place."
"Sprinkle life with extra everything"
"I love collaborating on new ideas in a city that embraces innovation."
"I get to enjoy a lot more time with my daughter than I would have been able to elsewhere."
"Stockholm offers great work-life balance"
Pehr and Richard Hante
"Watching Stockholm slowly wake up is a marvelous way to start your day."
"I'm forever the student"
"Stockholm is a great place to be your own boss."
"I'm a sun and light junkie"
"It never takes long to find a lake or forest"
Tomas Spragg Nilsson
"Embrace Stockholm's nature and fika."
"Thirst for knowledge"
"Be passionate for change"
What's up in Stockholm?
Stockholm Instagram Tour
Kayak tour in the Archipelago
The Gyllenberg Collection: The Individual and Spirituality
Roy Andersson – Being a Human Person
A summer of culture
Welcome to a city of beautiful art, exciting history, and fascinating science. Many of Stockholm's museums have started opening up again, in a safe and responsible way.
A diversity in great cuisine
New and trendy restaurants
Take-away: Enjoy a delicious restaurant dinner at home
Top 15 vegetarian and vegan restaurants
Michelin restaurants in Stockholm
Traditional Swedish food in Stockholm
11 great restaurants in the suburbs
15 great lunches in Stockholm
Sunny lunches & open-air dinners
Don't let the beautiful weather go to waste. Enjoy your fika, lunch, or dinner in a lush garden café or a sunny open-air restaurant.