Pamela “DJ Pamela” Leal Viñals has been a fixture of the Stockholm gay club scene since 1994. Through the years she’s played at some of Stockholm’s hottest clubs, and Pride-festivals all around Sweden. Let’s take a night out from the… Read More »Meet DJ Pamela in Stockholm
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… Read More »Queer Performance Artist at Gothenburg Fringe Festival
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… Read More »First Time 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,… Read More »LGBT Rights in Sweden
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… Read More »Traditional Swedish Food
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… Read More »Learn Swedish with us
The word fika (pronounced ‘fee-ka’) doesn’t translate to English very neatly. But it’s a word that’s worth learning, as you’re sure to hear it lots when you arrive in Sweden. Fika is a big part of every Swede’s everyday life. Basically, fika just… Read More »Fika: the Swedish coffee break
Dancing, feasting, drinking and a seemingly endless supply of sunlight: there’s a lot to like about Midsummer in Sweden. One of the most characteristic and beloved Swedish traditions of all is Midsummer´s Eve. This year´s Midsummer is celebrated on June… Read More »What to expect from the Swedish Midsummer