Sweden

Queer performance artist at Gothenburg Fringe Festival

Chicago charmer, John Michael, makes his Nordic Debut with his Meatball Séance at the Gothenburg Fringe Festival. Did you hear John Michael has a new boyfriend? Oh yes! In honor of the grand occasion, you and the new beau and the entire audience are cordially invited to meet John’s mom. But she’s deceased… Sad. So he’s gonna summon her from …

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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 9th century to raid much of northern Europe. In the …

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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. But traveling alone gives you the chance to indulge yourself …

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LGBT stars from Sweden

Sweden has a reputation for being one of the most open-minded, welcoming countries in the world. It’s a place where diversity and inclusion are important, thus making it a fantastic travel destination for LGBT+ people from all over the world. And we also have some amazing and inspiring people who came out and shared their …

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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 welcomed part of Swedish society. We all know that laws …

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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 pickled herring You’ll often find a type of crispbread (knäckebröd) …

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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 and Latvia. Swedish was spoken by about eight million Swedes …

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