Finally, a post about my favorite continent, Europe!
Dan and I wanted to get away for a long weekend in January. Somewhere new, somewhere not too expensive (this one didn’t exactly pan out) and somewhere that we felt we could experience over a long weekend. I did some online research and, surprise, Stockholm, Sweden came out as our destination! Crazy you probably think! Actually, Stockholm made for a great long weekend and I plan to do something similar next year!
Here are some pictures of the old town, Gamla Stan! So cute, and very Old Europe!
Sweden is quite expensive – much more so than countries in western Europe. Restaurants are no exception, so Dan and I were constantly on the hunt for reasonably priced, quality food.
Gamla Stan is the old part of Stockholm, and the most popular with tourists, for good reason. Its filled with old buildings, quaint bars and coffee houses and the majority of the city’s main tourist attractions. As a result, finding a reasonably priced, quality restaurant in Gamla Stan was even more of a challenge. We were lucky enough to find just such a place in Gamla Stan, right on a main thoroughfare, just below the castle: Stockholm Gastabud.