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No Nobel Prize in Literature 2018

| 2018/05/12 | 0 Comments
No Nobel Prize in Literature 2018

Due to the many scandals in the Swedish Academy there will be no Nobel Prize in Literature this year. But what does this say about the quality of the Nobel prize in literature awarded in previous years? It is basically the same people who have been deciding about the Nobel Prize previously that are now […]

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Valborgsmässoafton – Walpurgis night in Stockholm

| 2018/05/01 | 0 Comments
Valborgsmässoafton – Walpurgis night in Stockholm

On the 30th of April Sweden celebrates Valborgsmässoafton. Lighting fires that people can gather around and enjoy the warmth and lights from the fire. Traditions are also to have choirs to sing well known songs about welcoming the spring. This is a big ritual of Swedish people and always draws a big crowd. On of […]

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Visit Stockholm during Easter holidays?

| 2018/03/15 | 0 Comments
Visit Stockholm during Easter holidays?

If you plan on visiting Stockholm during the Easter holidays there is as usual one place that will compress all the best traditions and celebration of this classic holiday in Sweden. So for a easy and quick experience of what Easter holidays look like today and especially looked like a long time ago in Sweden […]

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Stockholm in Super Winter

| 2018/02/27 | 0 Comments
Stockholm in Super Winter

Right now Stockholm is experiencing a super cold winter, temperatures are around -10 deg celcuis and with a little extra wind and snow fall it feels pretty cold to say the least. Your best bet is getting properly dressed for Scandinavian winter climate. Meaning a down jacket, boots, extra pants and great gloves. Weather you […]

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Stockholm skyline during sunrise

| 2018/01/07 | 0 Comments
Stockholm skyline during sunrise

Early birds have the best forecasts. Enjoying a early morning in Stockholm you can get some beautiful sunrises during this time of the year. And since Stockholm is still in the mid winter darkness you won’t have to get up all that early. Currently sunrise in Stockholm city is around 9 o’clock. So drink your […]

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New Year’s Eve in Stockholm

| 2017/12/25 | 0 Comments
New Year’s Eve in Stockholm

New Year’s Eve in Stockholm At new year Stockholm should be covered with white shining snow and a black winter sky for a perfect background for the New Years fireworks. This year it is unlikely with snow but it will be dark as usual. Most people in Stockholm spend New Year either at a private […]

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Santa Claus in Stockholm

| 2017/12/10 | 0 Comments
Santa Claus in Stockholm

So many Santa Claus are in Stockholm, in one place and so happy! The annual Santa Claus Run is a nice December get together for families and people who enjoy to run and dress up as Santa Claus. Whether you believe in Santa Claus or not is less important, they are definitely here in Stockholm, […]

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Swedish Academy and Swedish Nobel Prize in scandals from #meetoo revelations

| 2017/12/10 | 0 Comments
Swedish Academy and Swedish Nobel Prize in scandals from #meetoo revelations

l´Académie suédoise, French media reports of the enormous scandals in Sweden are big news. In Germany the situation is the same, Thomas Steinfeld at the Süddeutsche Zeitung has written about double moral and sexual abuse at the Swedish Academy. The story has hit many major news sites all over the world. The Swedish Academy, that […]

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Sunday traffic Stockholm

| 2017/12/07 | 0 Comments
Sunday traffic Stockholm

The Nobel Price award ceremony is scheduled for Sunday in Stockholm. The traffic situation will be very difficult during the day and recommendation is to only use subway or walking through the city. The Christmas market in Old Town is usually crowded during weekends, sometimes so much that Stockholm looks more like Tokyo than Stockholm. […]

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Northern Lights in Stockholm

| 2017/12/05 | 0 Comments
Northern Lights in Stockholm

To be able to see the Northern Lights in Stockholm this time of the year you need a lot of imagination and probably a camera since seeing them with your bare eyes is even more difficult. You also need to prepare with lot’s of warm clothes and preferably some hot drinks during winter time and […]

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