Low-Cost Carrier Norwegian Air Begins Florida to Scandinavia Flights

South Floridians with ties to Scandinavia are gearing up to welcome new flights launching this weekend between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and the Nordic...

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Norway is second only to Canada in terms of country reputation, according to a recent report by Denmark-based Reputation Institute. Reputation Institute, which is based...

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If you happen to deal with Scandinavians from time to time, you will know how sensitive they are when being compared to their neighboring...

The Swedish Furniture Giant

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Coin Premiere in Sweden

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Typically Swedish

Umea University has tried to describe the typically Swede. You will probably discover that some of the things are closer to reality than others....

The Sophisticated Swedes

Beneath the cool, sophisticated exterior, the Swede harbors a deep and heartfelt passion for the nature, tradition and schnapps. Swedes have a reputation for being...

Michael Booth on Sweden

Are the Swedes different from the Danes or the Norwegians? In his book «The Almost Nearly Perfect People» British author and journalist Michael Booth...

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