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...

Organic Luxury from Sweden

Organic cosmetics are positive for the environment, but no guarantee against irritated skin through allergic reactions. As former CEO of a skin care company,...
Scandinavia Scores on Top on the 2017 World Press Freedom Index

Scandinavia Scores on Top on the 2017 World Press Freedom Index

The World Press Freedom Index has been published every year since 2002 by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and is an important advocacy tool based...
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How to Overcome Jet Lag

When you're traveling rapidly between time zones, your sleep and energy levels may be thrown off by jet lag. This happens because your body's circadian...
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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...

Cycled from India to Sweden for Love

The amazing love story of 24-year old P. K. Mahanandia became the subject of an international best-selling book by Swedish author Per J. Andersson. Andersson’s...

One Trip, Two Scandinavian Countries

Just across the border from each other, Värmland in Sweden and Hedmark in Norway, offer the same wonderful open-air escape. Deciding where to go is...
Sweden – The Humanitarian Superpower

Sweden – The Humanitarian Superpower

President Trump is slandering Sweden in his attempt to find reason for what he wants to do in closing off the United States. His...
Today: Sweden’s Population has Reached the Ten Million Mark

Today: Sweden’s Population has Reached the Ten Million Mark

In 2010, Sweden was predicted to reach ten million in 2021, according to Statistics Sweden. The population has however increased faster than expected. This means...
Mouse-Sized Restaurant in Sweden

Mouse-Sized Restaurant in Sweden

A group called “AnonyMouse” installed a mouse-sized restaurant in the base of a building in one of the streets of the Swedish city Malmö...

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