Fem Sma Hus, Gamla Stan, Stockholm.

My parents Ruby wedding anniversary coincided with our trip to Stockholm and my father decided we would celebrate at Fem Sma Hus, a beautiful fine dining restaurant that has been operating in a cluster of vaulted cellars under 5 town houses in Gamla Stan since the 17th century. The menu is described as “Swedish with…

Osterlanggatan 17, Gamla Stan, Stockholm.

If in doubt of where to eat on holiday, ask an expert, our experts being the waiters at the Flying Elk who recommended checking out Osterlanggatan 17 for lunch on our first day. The team at the Flying Elk did not let us down and we could see immediately that Osterlanggatan 17 is very popular…

The Flying Elk, Gamla Stan, Stockholm

The Flying Elk is a gastropub in the old town of Gamla Stan in Stockholm, owned and operated as part of Michelin starred chef Bjorn Franzen’s restaurant empire, and I was very excited to visit with my family last summer. I can’t quite believe a whole 6 months have passed since I was in Stockholm,…

Where The Land & Water End, Wolfgang Laib at the Secretariat, Yangon

This past weekend I went to the Secretariat to see the ground breaking art exhibit “Where the Land & Water End” by German conceptual artist Wolfgang Laib. I say groundbreaking, not to refer to the art installations, stunning though they are, rather the fact that this is the first time that permission has been granted…