Sweden – A Country of Immense Variety

From sophisticated Stockholm to mountain wilderness, Sweden offers the traveler immense variety. Not long ago, Sweden was an introverted country perched uneasily on the edge...
highest density of historical sites in the country

Gotland – Best in Europe 2017

Lonely Planet, one of the world’s most renowned travel guide, has given the Swedish gem Gotland an impressive no. 2 position in its ‘Best...
New Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle

New Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle

A year from now, in May 2018, in Seattle’s old Scandinavian neighborhood, Nordic Heritage Museum will be opening a new home. After many years...

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...
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...
Swedish Design Goes Milan

Swedish Design Goes Milan

Sweden Design Moves is a four-year program of promoting Swedish architecture, design and fashion around the world. 4 to 9 April this year a...
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,...
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...

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...

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...

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Sweden – A Country of Immense Variety

From sophisticated Stockholm to mountain wilderness, Sweden offers the traveler immense variety. Not long ago, Sweden was an introverted country perched uneasily on the edge...

Stars in Copenhagen

World-famous photographer Søren Solkær choose Skt Petri Hotel in the heart of Copenhagen’s Latin Quarter to create an art project along with some of...
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Five public kindergartens in Sweden have toys that are never divided into traditional gender camps. Some have called it “gender madness”, but Lotta Rajalin,...
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Scandinavian Monkfish

Lophius piscatorius – the monkfish – must be the ugliest creature on earth. It is a sea dragon that can grow to a scary...