World’s Best Photographic Museum

On only six years after Fotografiska in Stockholm was established by Jan Bromann and his brother Per six years ago, the museum is considered...

Swedish Company Purifies Water in Africa

Solvatten was established in 2006 in Stockholm, Sweden. The primary focus of the organization has since then been to produce and sell Solvatten to governmental and non-governmental...

What Makes Scandinavia Different?

What accounts for the Nordic countries’ strong welfare states? Hint: it’s not white homogeneity. There’s a reason the Scandinavian welfare states are still the envy...

Strange Facts about Scandinavia

Looking for facts about Scandinavia? Here they are... Swedish people recycle so much that the Waste-to-Power plants actually import waste from Norway. Norway is one of the largest oil...

Norway Popular to Swedish Job Hunters

Between 1990 and 2007 studies show that the number of Swedes commuting to work in Norway had doubled. In spite of the recent fall...

How to Annoy a Scandinavian

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

A Hidden Gem in Sweden

On the Swedish Westcoast, in the little town of Lysekil, we recently paid a visit to the Strandflickorna ("Beachgirls" in English) Coastal Hotel and...

IKEA Founder Returns to Sweden

Europe’s richest person, IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad, 87, returns to Sweden from Switzerland where he’s been living for almost four decades. According to the Bloomberg...

Architectural Photo Marathon in Scandinavia

Late last winter architectural photographer Marc Goodwin completed an “ultra-marathon of photoshoots in four Nordic countries. He visited twenty-eight architectural offices in twenty-eight days,...

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...

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