Scandinavian Herring

Clupea harengus: Herrings are the backbone of Scandinavian fish cookery, and are not endangered at the moment, even if some strains, as in the...

Local Speciality as Art in Sweden

Ulriksdals Wärdshus is famous throughout Sweden for its unrivaled smorgasbord, the country’s great culinary art form. So there could be no lovelier setting than...

Cardboard Cabin in Gothenburg – the Chameleon

The spark of inspiration for cabins come from all sorts of places, but this one was certainly unique. A printer in Gothenburg, Sweden, wanted to...

Decisive Dates In Scandinavia

During the most recent glacial period the entire Scandinavian peninsula was under a sheet of ice. As the ice cap began to withdraw, about...

Liseberg, Gothenburg, Sweden

Liseberg - the swedish theme park   The Swedish theme park has announced plans for Europe’s longest launch coaster and work is already underway, but you’ll...

Where to Stay in Stockholm

Here’s our take on where to stay in Stockholm, Sweden. Built on an archipelago of 14 islands, Stockholm, is divided into several neighborhoods, including its vibrant Old...
First Cemetery Free of Religious Symbols in Sweden

First Cemetery Free of Religious Symbols in Sweden

A new graveyard free of any religious symbols has been opened in Sweden to cater to the country’s growing number of atheists. Swedes are known...

Swedish Police Officers Stopped Vicious Assault in New York Subway

The call of duty stays strong, no matter where you are in the world, for four Swedish policemen on holiday in Big Apple. They...

Freedom to Roam in Scandinavia

The freedom to explore nature is considered a birthright of most Scandinavians, and the politicians have seen fit to put that inheritance into law....

A Plane Geek’s Dream Stay in Stockholm

If you’re a hard-core aviation fan, you should definitively try a stay in a converted Boeing 747 at Arlanda Airport in Stockholm. True, the rooms...

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