Stockholm, Sweden
Sofia, 48
PA, Bonnier publishing house
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ask Sofia about

What do you do and why do you do it?

I work as personal assistant to the CEO of Bonnier Publishing House. Because I love books, stories and amazing people. I also love my hometown and to spread the love I work as an official tour guide since 2002. Hobby violonist.

You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?

Early Music...soothing barouque female vocals. Emma Kirkby!

What are the best TV shows of all time?

Love "Animal Kingdom"

Name some spots in Stockholm that are good for a Tinder date.

Ice cream at Ersta Terrass, Fjällgatan. Panoramic wiew over Stockholm, always something to chat about

Who’s your hero and where in Stockholm would you take them out for a serious hang?

Hero? Any international feminist icon over coffee, discussing the future. Ok, Queen B!

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

Monki, & Other stories. Rodebjer. COS. Only Swedish brands!

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

The Prada store. Or Gucci.

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?

Go swimming in lake Mälaren! In the very city.

What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in Stockholm and where did you get it?

I had oysters at Urban Deli Nytorget last summer, it was new to me. Now I cant stop eating them!

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Stockholm that you particularly like?

Melt Bar...inspired from the 1920s probation era. Absinth in Brown bags, and burlesque shows.

Where can you get the best cocktail in Stockholm? Which one do you like?

Love Pharmarium in the Old Town! Great coctails in a Place that started out as the first pharmacy in Stockholm 1520

Where would you take your partner in Stockholm if you wanted to really pamper them?

Herring and schnapps at Sturehof. Absolutely.

Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?

Cheeze Doodles. Kinda smelly. But the greatest.

What’s the one place you think is overrated in Stockholm?

NK Department Store.

What’s the one place you think is underrated in Stockholm?


What are the Stockholm spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

The old Town. Off the bigger streets. Go in, go further, get lost and find your way back. (It is an Island...)

Tomorrow’s your last day in Stockholm. How do you spend it?

Biking around Town. Breathing the fresh air, stopping for a drink.

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

New York. No further comments because everyone understands why.

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