Stockholm – The Vasa Capital

Stockholm’s history starts at Gamla Stan (Old Town), which still has the character of a medieval city. Its narrow lanes follow the same curves...

Swedes to Open the London Museum of Photography

Stockholm-based Fotografiska will open its first overseas gallery in east London. It will be an ambitious new photography venue due to open in the...

Meet Rocky in Stockholm

Swedish cartoonist Martin Kellerman drew his first comic strip of himself with a dog's head when his girlfriend split and he lost his job....

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...

The Louisiana of Sweden

In 2012 a huge stone, wood and concrete building at Hållunden outside Stockholm opened its doors to the public. Artipelag, as the art gallery...
Swedish Existentialism in Music

Swedish Existentialism in Music

Swedish pop artist Jens Lekman has produced his first new album in nearly five years. Lekman, born and reared in Gothenburg, Sweden, is a...
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...

Cycled from India to Sweden for Love

The amazing love story of 24-year old P. K. Mahanandia became the subject of an international best-selling book by Swedish author Per J. Andersson. Andersson’s...
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...
Dior by Swedish Illustrator

Dior by Swedish Illustrator

Swedish illustrator Mats Gustafson replaces the camera to capture the spirit and beauty of Dior. In the exquisite book, “Dior by Mats Gustafson” the watercolors...
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