The ‘World’s Smallest Big City’ or the ‘World’s biggest Small town’ is the digital nomad’s paradise. The air quality is the best, Internet connectivity is fabulous and coliving spaces are in ample supply. It goes without saying that Stockholm is one of the most popular choices for digital nomads and remote workers. Impeccable Wi-Fi, fantastic public transport and security make it incredibly enticing for both short and long-term stays. Stockholm is also the home for exquisite architecture and also known as ‘Venice of the North’. There are ample avenues enveloped for nomads to explore. Waterways are also a great medium to commute. ABBA The Museum, museums and Stockholm Palace are just a few of the captivating places to explore. The food in Stockholm is varied and delicious. The most famous local dish is meatballs with gravy, mashed potatoes and lingonberries. Crayfish, herring and cinnamon buns are also popular.
Some Facts about Stockholm:
- Capital of Sweden
- Built on 14 islands connected by 57 bridges
- Sweden is in the Top 10 of the UN’s World Happiness Index
- More than 30% of Stockholm is a waterway system along with lots of greenery
- The oldest surviving building is The Riddarholmen Church built in 1270!
- Catastrophic plague of 1710 induced a blood-bath wiping out a third of the population
- Venue for the first Nobel Prizes in 1901
- Has two UNESCO World Heritage sites - the Royal Palace Drottningholm and The Woodland Cemetery
- The second half of June barely sees dark due to ‘the midnight sun’
- The name comes from ‘Stock’ meaning ‘log’ and ‘holm’ meaning ‘islet’
- Marten Trotzigs Alley is the narrowest street in Old Town – being just 35 inches wide at its narrowest point
- Skansen is the world’s first open-air museum
- The metro stations include the World’s Longest Art Gallery
Coliving has become a steadily growing trend in Stockholm. A chilled lifestyle, opportunities to network, safety, and stunning views all combine to attract many nomads here.