Explore Stockholm with @Whatalexloves

The intrepid London-based Swiss photographer Alexandra Lhermite-Schwass, better known by her Instagram handle @whatalexloves, recently touched down in Stockholm. Alex was kind enough to share with us some of her evocative photos of the Swedish capital, from the peach-hued facades of Slottsbacken to the Linderothska Kalenderuret, a 19th-century clock housed on the third floor of Nobis Hotel. Alex also drew our attention to another fun fact about Nobis: It’s located in the same building where a bank robbery took place in 1973, giving origin to the phrase, “Stockholm syndrome,” when the four hostages held captive for six days ended up defending their captors and refused to testify in court against them. Today, Alex confirms, the space has charms of a less pathological variety…

Monday, March 13th, 2017