48. 55 reasons to visit Sweden

55 Reasons To Visit Sweden

Alex Waltner, the editor of travel blog Swedish Nomad, lists 55 reasons why everyone should visit Sweden at least once in their life. 1. Nature If you're...
The Devil's Bible being carried into the National Library at the labrary's 125th birthday celebration. Photo: Bjørn Larsson Ask - SCANPIX

Sweden’s Ten Quirkiest Tourist Attractions

Christian Olsson, who runs the Hidden Wonders of Sweden blog, shares his top-ten places you've probably never been to. 1. Devil's Bible in Stockholm There is a Devil's...
Art and Culture in Sweden

Art and Culture in Sweden

As a conqueror rather than the conquered, Sweden developed strong cultural traditions, particularly in theatre, music and dance. Diplomatic and commercial links with Europe...

A Swedish Home of Tenderness and Contrast

The Swedish architect Elding Oscarson is leaving a trace of eccentric as well as experimental architecture with the ‘home by the sea’ in the...
Cool Scandinavian Looks

Cool Scandinavian Looks

Scandinavian design is elegant, light, sparse, shows respect for natural materials, and is made with superb craftsmanship. Say “Scandinavian design” and most people visualize furniture,...
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Room 7 at Sweden’s Treehotel

Norwegian architects Snøhetta has completed a new treetop cabin, “the seventh room”, for the Treehotel in Harads, northern Sweden. What began with a viewing of...
In the Footsteps of a Swedish Crusader

In the Footsteps of a Swedish Crusader

In Western Sweden you can follow in the footsteps of a Swedish crusader, the fictional Arn Magnusson, created by the Swedish author Jan Guillot.     If...

Sweet Dreams in Scandinavian Hotels

During the summer months, guests at all Clarion hotels in Norway and Sweden have had the opportunity to contribute to the environment through the...

Life in Lapland

The indigenous Sami of northern Scandinavia, a hardy semi-nomadic people, can trace their roots back thousands of years. The Sami call themselves “the people of...

Cabin at Western Swedish Coast

A cabin has far more meaning than just a building when both its owners and the designer have deep connections to its location. Stockholm architect Mat...

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