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....

Swedish H Day

50 years ago, 3 September 1967 Sweden switched from left-hand to right-hand traffic. At that time 90 percent of Swedes drove left-hand drive vehicles...

Hästens – The Swedish Dream Factory

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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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...

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...
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...

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...
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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