One Trip, Two Scandinavian Countries

Just across the border from each other, Värmland in Sweden and Hedmark in Norway, offer the same wonderful open-air escape. Deciding where to go is...
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...
Sweden – The Humanitarian Superpower

Sweden – The Humanitarian Superpower

President Trump is slandering Sweden in his attempt to find reason for what he wants to do in closing off the United States. His...

Scandinavian Food and Drink

Brace yourself for a gastronomic treat: fresh seafood, wild berries and succulent game washed down by fiery aquavit is the order of the day. There’s...
Naked Chinese in Stockholm

Naked Chinese in Stockholm

A new photographic exhibition has opened in Fotografiska, Stockholm, «Human Love» by the Chinese photographer Ren Hang. The Hang has often been chased by...
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...
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Electric Highway in Sweden

The world´s first electric road was inaugurated near the city of Gävle in central Sweden last summer, the result of a unique partnership demonstrating...
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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