The TimeKiller app by SAS Scandinavian Airlines contains four more or less useful games perfect for killing time when waiting for a delayed flight. Download it for free at Appstore now! (Or book a flight with SAS if you prefer to be on time…)
The DJ-duo Swedish Dyke Vibes will be touring the US and Canada together with hip-hop band YO! MAJESTY in September and October. This Friday, before leaving for the US, they will play at the lesbian Club KG in Stockholm.
Swedish Dyke Vibes are the gorgeous and famous dyke blogger Gunn Lundemo and the music genius Katja Gustafsson. Their first dance tune will be released sometime during the fall. Together the successful duo also run the famous lesbian club “Club KG” in Sweden.
www.swedishdykevibes.com (will be active soon)
US Tour w/ YO! MAJESTY
24 Sep – Crystal Corner Bar Madison, WI
25 Sep – Vaudeville Mews Des Moines, IA
26 Sep – The Whistler Chicago, IL
27 Sep – TBA
28 Sep – Record Bar Kansas CIty, MO
29 Sep – New Way Bar Ferndale, MI
30 Sep – The DAAC Grand Rapids, MI
01 Oct – Lemon Grove Youngstown, OH
02 Oct – TBA
03 Oct – Shadow Lounge Pittsburgh, PA
04 Oct – TBA Toronto, CA
05 Oct – TBA Montrel, CA
06 Oct – Club Lambi Montrel, CA
07 Oct – TBA New York
08 Oct – Public Assembly Brooklyn, NY
September 22: Club Wish
The lesbian leather club Wish hosts parties every last Thursday of the month. Like in all the other girl clubs in Stockholm, transgender and otherwise trans-identified people are welcome, and the setting is cozy and friendly. (Curious visitors and lost tourists will not be scared!) Club Wish, address: SLM, Wollmar Yxkullsgatan 18. http://clubwish.se
September 23-25: Baltic Battle
Between the 23rd – 25th of September it’s once again time for Baltic Battle, the largest fetisch party in Scandinavia! Tickets for the main battle the 24th of September, this year held at Kolingsborg, are now available at SLM
for 200 SEK. Tickets are also sold at:
- Sidetrack, Wollmar Yxkullsgatan 7
- Torget, Mälartorget 13
- Läderverkstan, Rosenlundsgatan 30 A
- QX Shop
More information is available at www.balticbattle.se.
Experience Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy and stay at the Hilton Stockholm Slussen where part of the story took place.
Start the guided tour around the corner of the hotel and follow in the footsteps of Lisbeth Salander and all the other characters. The 90-minute walking tour is available in English and Swedish and its highlights include: Götgatan – where Mikael Blomkvist’s office is located – the view over Riddarfjärden from his apartment and ‘Kvarnen’, a legendary drinking hall on Södermalm frequented by Lisbeth Salander.
Stieg Larsson’s books ‘The girl with the dragon tattoo‘, ‘The girl who played with fire‘ and ‘The girl who kicked over the hornet’s nest‘ have sold over 50 million copies across the world and The Millennium Trilogy tour gives you a fantastic opportunity to be where everything took place.
You’ll stay in the comfort of Hilton Stockholm Slussen, located on Södermalm’s island, with breakfast and a complimentary glass of wine or beer and canapés in Hilton’s Eken Bar (featured in the TV series). So don’t miss out – book now!
In recent years, Stockholm has become a favourite destination of the tourist in search of the latest trends, culture, fashion, design, music, entertainment, good food and relaxing atmospheres. The city has also become a favourite spot for gays and lesbians who want more than just a neighbourhood with gay-friendly bars. Some people say that if there was ever a capital city designed by gay people for gay people to enjoy, Stockholm would be it!
We want you to experience the most during your stay in Stockholm, so check out the Stockholm Card!
The card provides free admission to a large number of museums and other venues, free public transport and discounts in lots of stores. The Stockholm card is valid for 1, 2, 3 or 5 days from the first time you use it.
If you buy it online you will receive a 10% discount. When making a purchase please use this link, The Stockholm Card. Discount code: rainbowoffer.
Check out our other Rainbow offers>>
Svenskt Tenn, one of Sweden’s most internationally famous and cherished interior design boutiques, is moving back to Strandvägen 5 this fall. The store on the most fashionable street in Stockholm has been given a thorough makeover. After a sojourn on Nybrogatan, the store, still defined by Estrid Ericsson and Josef Frank’s timeless textiles and furniture, will be moving back to its home address this October.
Read more on shopping in Stockholm in our shopping guide>>
The gay friendly Berns Hotel has been awarded with ”Sweden’s leading boutique hotel 2011” by the prestigious World Travel Awards. Since its start nearly two decades ago World Travel Awards is considered one of the most prestigious awards within the travel industry. Wall Street Journal describes the award as the Oscars of the travel industry.
“This award shows that the experience Berns offers it´s guests is both unique and appreciated; exquisite cuisine, world renowned artists, art and nightlife in historical venues and rooms. What truly makes Berns stand out and a worthy recipient of this year’s award is our personal service which we would like to thank our dedicated staff for. We consider this award as an inspiration to continue developing Sweden’s leading boutique hotel Berns!” says Anna Bengtssson, Manager Berns Hotel.
World Travel Awards intention is to honor premier companies in the travel and tourist industry. The members of the jury consist of agents from more than 200 000 travel agencies, representing more than 160 countries. The nominees are judged on creativity, service level, guest experience, and product development. A boutique hotel is defined as a hotel that is privately owned, personal, has less than 100 designed rooms and where great effort is put on caring for it’s guests as individuals.
Berns opened it’s doors for the first time in 1863, and since then been a center for cuisine, entertainment and music. A long list of renowned artists and movie stars have performed at Berns, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, Robyn and MGMT just to name a few. Berns hotel was inaugurated in 1989 and is a luxurious boutique hotel located at Berzelii Park in the heart of Stockholm.
We are so proud to have Berns Hotel as a partner in the Stockholm Gay & Lesbian Network!