Stockholm Medieval Museum

The refurbishment of the Parliament Building (Riksdagshus) on Helgelandsholmen to the north of Gamla Stan in Stockholm during the 1970’s led to a remarkable...

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The seas around the Scandinavian countries are full of shellfish, sweet and firm from growing slowly in cold, deep waters; huge black lobsters, spindly...

A Moldova Portrait at Fotografiska in Stockholm

Åsa Sjöström is an award-winning Swedish photographer who has documented life in Moldova since 2005. In beautiful pictures she depicts the brutal reality in...

Functional Fashion from Sweden

Sweden is known for meatballs, flat pack furniture, popular music and not least functional outdoor clothing.The more than 100 years old Swedish manufacturer of...

2000 Square Meter Restaurant in Stockholm

Restaurant Usine in the heart of Stockholm is in fact three restaurant concepts totaling 2,000 square meters under a striking high ceiling in what...
Parental leave when working in Scandinavia

Parental leave when working in Scandinavia

Parental benefit is intended to ensure parents an income in connection with the birth or adoption of a child. The financial compensation in Scandinavia...
The Swedish Watch King

The Swedish Watch King

Over six years, Swedish Filip Tysander has made the watch brand, Daniel Wellington, a million dollar company. The man who has given the watches...

Scandinavian Capitals Rank Among the World’s Most Welcoming Cities

A new study conducted by the online travel specialists TravelBird explores how over-tourism affects residents and impacts how welcoming cities are to tourists.October 31st...

Scandinavian Influence on Global Design

Minimal aesthetic and innovative approach are hallmarks of contemporary Nordic designers. Creating pieces of simplistic elegance is meant to reflect the quality of light...
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