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Pehr Adolf Janson had a dream – to make the world’s best handcrafted beds and for five generations, the company he founded in 1852...

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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...

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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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...

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A year from now, in May 2018, in Seattle’s old Scandinavian neighborhood, Nordic Heritage Museum will be opening a new home. After many years...
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Sweden Design Moves is a four-year program of promoting Swedish architecture, design and fashion around the world. 4 to 9 April this year a...
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55 Reasons To Visit Sweden

Alex Waltner, the editor of travel blog Swedish Nomad, lists 55 reasons why everyone should visit Sweden at least once in their life.1. Nature If you're...
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