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

Royal Residences in Stockholm

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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...

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Sweden’s capital is a city of islands where palaces and peaceful hideaways line the shores, and where cobbled streets lead to city shops, cafés...

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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...
highest density of historical sites in the country

Gotland – Best in Europe 2017

Lonely Planet, one of the world’s most renowned travel guide, has given the Swedish gem Gotland an impressive no. 2 position in its ‘Best...

Scandinavian Places in a Nutshell

Whether you’re in a car or coach, on a bicycle, boat or train, on foot or on skis, the Scandinavian countries have an enormous...
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