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...
Christmassy Sweden

Christmassy Sweden

Sweden does a very good job when days are getting shorter, rooftops are covered by snow, candles are flickering and the warm smell of...
Are Scandinavians the Happiest People in the World?

Are Scandinavians the Happiest People in the World?

The Nordic model, also called Nordic social democracy, refers to the economic and social policies common to the three Scandinavian countries Denmark, Norway and...

Can Brexit Britain Learn Something From the Sweden – Norway Border?

The British government has published a paper stating there should be no border posts or immigration checks between Ireland and Northern Ireland after Brexit....

Unusual Views of Stockholm

Stockholm is an unusual city, and visitors may well want to explore the delights in an unusual way. There are certainly plenty of opportunities.The...
Last Night in Sweden

Last Night in Sweden

President Donald Trump’s controversial comments on Sweden’s immigration policy have led to a new exhibit and a book by some of Sweden’s leading photographers,...

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...
Income and Tax Transparency in Norway and Sweden

Income and Tax Transparency in Norway and Sweden

Different cultures have different ideas about privacy. The practice of revealing everybody’s salaries in Norway and Sweden dates back to the 18th century.Norway has...
A Swedish Football Hero

A Living Swedish Football Legend

Swedish football hero, forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, is now honored and immortalized on a 1,000 kroner note, featuring his face. However, the note is simply...

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...
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Royal Tour from Britain to Scandinavia Early Next Year

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