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Great Swedish National Parks

Despite the unquestionable talent the Swedes have for creating unique buildings or staying inside of them for long periods of time, the country is full of vast outdoor plains, rolling hills and icy landscapes for those who prefer nature over the artificial. One of the best ways to take in all the country’s views while…

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Sublime Stockholm Street Art

Viewable Art in Sweden’s Capital Stockholm is known for its art scene, thanks to a very contemporary climate and decadent sensibility the number of galleries and artistic offerings here are fantastic. But the best art isn’t necessarily always inside. Thanks to a rise of street artists in and around the area, Sweden’s capital has become…

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Konst-ig – Sweden’s Art Book Central

Art books are kind of an odd product really, when some pieces are auctioned off for millions of pounds at a time, its strange to think you can pick up a book with the same item and more inside it for less than £30. Of course the art world is surrounded by strange behaviours, the…

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Unravel – Taking Players to Sweden

Whether you have a passing knowledge of video games or have been playing them fro a while, you will know that many of the most popular titles are shooters. First person shooters where you embody a character and seek enemies to shoot your military or sci-fi weaponry at, or third person shooters where you cover…

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Sweden’s Ice Hotel

There are many incredible places to stay in Sweden. Whether you want a high class modern hotel with all the conveniences, room service and a coffee machine at your bedside – or – if you want a place closer to nature you can hold up in a cabin deep in the woods amongst the moss…

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The Knife – Sweden’s Greatest, Strangest Musicians

Formed in Sweden’s second largest city, Gothenburg, after another band from here eventually became in active, The Knife became an unconventional entity all of its own. This brother- sister duo of Karin and Olof Dreijer formed in 1999 and released their first album titled eponymously in 2001. These Swedish siblings received great praise on their…

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The Secret Behind the Success of Swedish Brands

A Way of Thinking When most people think of Swedish they probably think of something clean and efficient, whether it be in the field of industry, fashion or design. Throughout many areas of consumerism, the Swedish love for simple, minimalistic and highly functional products has permeated the world and benefitted people from all walks of…

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How Swedish Design Has Influenced the World

When one thinks of Swedish design, it is tempting to be simplistic and think only in terms of Ikea! Without a doubt the brand has revolutionized the world of design and its accessibility for the man in the street. But what is it about the design elements that reflect the very recognizable Swedish hallmark? Certainly,…

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Top Modern Artists from Sweden

Pop music has become very popular in Sweden. Initially starting with ABBA in the 1970´s, and later gaining traction with Roxette in the 80s, followed by Ace of Base and the Cardigans in the 90s, in the last few decades, this type of music has gone beyond the boundaries of Sweden, spilling over into the…

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Top Modern Art Museums to Visit in Europe

Europe is well-known for being one of the main art hubs in the world. Some of the very first famous pieces of art originated there, and ever since artists have pushed the boundaries to refine their skill.  The modern art movement has a long and rich history that starts in the 20th century. Europe is…

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