First time in Sweden?

Sweden is all about grand cityscapes and colorful coastlines. Offering everything from deep-blue archipelagos and Northern Lights, to killer fashion, food and design, Sweden is a Nordic dream date. History Sweden became known to the rest of the world through the Vikings who emerged in the …

How to Solo Travel

Many people are anxious and not ready to travel alone, but it is well known that traveling alone supports the character, self-esteem and one´s view on the world. People who have never traveled alone before, describe the first solo trip almost as a religious experience. …

LGBT rights in Sweden

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) rights in Sweden have been regarded as some of the most progressive in Europe and in the world. The Stockholm Pride parade usually attracts around 45,000 participants and 400,000 spectators, one of several signs that the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) community is a …

Traditional Swedish food

Swedish food is much more than just iconic meatballs and chewy fish-shaped sweets. If you want to know a herring from a crayfish and a kanelbulle from a prinsesstårta, here are ten vital facts about Swedish food traditions: Lingonberries go with anything Your smorgasbord wouldn’t be complete without …

Learn Swedish with us

Swedish is a North Germanic language spoken natively by 10 million people, predominantly in Sweden and in parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish.  Swedish belongs to the East Scandinavian group of North Germanic languages. Until World War II, it was also spoken in parts of Estonia …