Stockholm, Sweden

Photo: Royston Rascals, Metro (Some rights reserved) Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous urban area in the Nordic countries. Google Maps HeadlinesThe Quest to Find—and Save—the World’s Most Famous ShipwreckSweden’s ABBA museum hoped to attract visitors on pop nostalgia trips – Skift [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected] ReferencesCurrent timeWeather Museumsnrm.se – @naturhistoriska Elsewhere on the …

Sweden

Photo: Mumes World, Winter (Some rights reserved) Sweden borders Norway to the west and Finland to the northeast and it is connected to Denmark by a bridge in the south. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/wgALLxP8iZE3YomS7 Questions Vad skulle lokalbefolkningen vilja att besökare visste om Sverige? = What would locals like visitors to know about Sweden? Cities and towns …

Kiruna, Sweden

Photo: Arild, Aerial view (Some rights reserved) Kiruna (Northern Sámi: Giron, Finnish: Kiiruna) is the northernmost town in Sweden, situated in the province of Lapland. Google Maps NewsKuriren.nu Tourismkirunalapland.se – Facebook Elsewhere on the WebWhy Sweden is relocating an entire town – BBCMarknadsdags: “Här i Jukkasjärvi siktar vi högt” (Market Day: “Here in Jukkasjarvi We …

Swedish Lapland

Photo: Nutti Sami Siida (Used with permission) By Anders Karrstedt (@anderskarr ) The word Lapland gives you an idea what it’s all about. It means ‘Land of the Sámi (Lappish) people.’ What most people today consider to be the last wilderness of Europe is also a distinguished cultural landscape inhabited by Sámi people for thousands …

Ikea

Photo Ikea Key Linkshttp://www.ikea.comhttp://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-weird-economics-of-ikea/https://twitter.com/i/moments/806991607681544193 Recommended Listeninghttp://99percentinvisible.org/episode/hacking-ikea – IKEA hacking is the practice of buying things from IKEA and reengineering—or “hacking”—them to become customized, more functional, and often just better designed stuff. The locus of the IKEA hacking movement is a website called IKEAhackers.net. It’s a showcase for people who have tricked out their KALLAXES, their …

Sweden Links

Sweden Flag What would locals like others know about Sweden? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesSuper troupers! Abba on fame, divorce, ageing backwards – and why they’ve returned to rescue 2021Sweden not doing enough to protect biodiversity, new report showsHow the coronavirus is affecting life on Sweden’s tourism island Gotlandhttps://www.thelocal.se/20181010/failures-and-cannibals-seven-museums-off-the-beaten-trackhttps://www.fastcompany.com/3063204/these-swedish-bike-apartments-are-designed-for-life-without-carsMarknadsdags: “Här i …

Jokkmokk, Sweden

2020 Program Cover Sweden – The name Jokkmokk is Sámi for the words “river” and “bend”, since the town is situated close to a bend in the nearby river. Jokkmokk is known for its Sámi market held the first weekend every February. This market has been held for more than 400 years. Digital market in …

Elfdalian

Languages Elfdalian is a Dalecarlian dialect spoken by up to 3,000 people who live or have grown up in the locality of Älvdalen, which is located in the southeastern part of Älvdalen Municipality in northern Dalarna, Sweden Wikipedia Elfdalian Planeta.com Sweden Language

What happened in Sweden last night?

Photo: Saamiblog, Sørsame med reinsdyr og slede. Southern Sami with reindeer and sledge Translating: What happened in Sweden last night? Afrikaans: Wat gebeur in Swede gisteraand?Estonian: Mis juhtus Rootsis eile õhtul?French: Que s’est-il passé en Suède hier soir?German: Was geschah in der letzten Nacht in Schweden?Hawaiian: Ka mea hiki i Kuekene i keia po?Maori: Eaha …