Sweden

Stockholm: design, drinking, ghosts and ABBA

Inside the self-proclaimed Scandinavian capital.

Though Stockholm has much in common with other Scandinavian cities, it has a look and cultural legacy all of its own. This harbor city gets both American tourists and lots of fresh seafood. Stockholm seems ...

Malmö: Gateway to Sweden

Do as the Swedes do in this cosmopolitan Old World city.

Malmö is at the very southern tip of Sweden. This lively, modern-thinking international city has been around since the Middle Ages and used to be part of Denmark. In fact, to visit Malmö, you fly ...

Helsingborg, Sweden

Ikea’s hometown is a favorite of royalty, tennis stars, rock stars and foodies.

The city of Helsingborg, Sweden, is a lot more charming and laid back than you would imagine Sweden’s busiest fruit port, the place where Nicorette was invented and still made, and the headquarters for Ikea. ...

Gothenburg, Sweden

A Scandinavian arrival on the global foodie scene.

Gothenburg, Sweden, is the country’s second-largest city, and yet it’s not on most Americans' radar. It should be! It’s an important commercial port, Volvo’s headquarters, a college town, a gourmet food destination and a fashion ...

Skansen: Old Sweden in Stockholm

When visiting Stockholm, a must-see stop is the historical district known as Skansen. A trip to Skansen is like stepping into a time machine and being transported to a Sweden of centuries past. The world’s ...

Not So Swedish

A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself. He can live without hope, without friends, without books, even without music, as long as he can listen to his own thoughts. ...

Swede Life

There is no such thing as a weird human being; it's just that some people require more understanding than others.-- Tom Robbins I gazed out the rain-streaked window and watched a colorful collection of birds ...