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...

Stockholm – The Capital City That Floats On Water

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...

Scandinavian Grey Mullet

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Feel Like a Celebrity Wearing Swedish Jewelry

Feel Like a Celebrity Wearing Swedish Jewelry

The successful Swedish jewelry brand Charlotte Bonde, established in 2010, is owned by designer Charlotte Ihre (her maiden name). She describes her design style...

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....
Sray at full-rigged steel-ship in Stockholm

Stay at a Full-rigged Steel Ship in Stockholm

Stockholm is a watery heaven with a boat at every turn. Why not stay at the 19th-century full-rigged steel ship af Chapman which has...
Scandinavian Countries Take Three of the Top 10 Best Immigrant Spots

Scandinavian Countries Take Three of the Top 10 Best Immigrant Spots

A new ranking of the best countries to be an immigrant has placed the Scandinavian countries, Sweden, Norway and Denmark, on the 10 top...

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...
Gender-neutral Swedish Preschools Produce More Successful Children

Gender-neutral Swedish Preschools Produce More Successful Children

Five public kindergartens in Sweden have toys that are never divided into traditional gender camps. Some have called it “gender madness”, but Lotta Rajalin,...

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