Topics :: Sweden

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Swedes Invite World to Call 'Random' Citizens

By Karl Ritter | Apr 8
Ever felt like calling up a complete stranger in Sweden? Now is your chance. The Swedish Tourist Association has set up a hotline that lets callers worldwide "get connected to a random Swede."

Riding the Rails in Scandinavia

By Jill Gleeson | Mar 11
There isn't much that's more romantic than rail travel. EDGE explores highlights from Eurail's new Scandinavia Pass.

Design Digs: Where to Stay in Stockholm

By Matthew Wexler | Mar 25
Whether you're headed to Stockholm this August for the EuroGames or simply planning on taking advantage of the nearly 24 hours of summer sunshine, this gorgeous Nordic city offers several design-driven hotels that celebrate the Swedish design aesthetic.

A Swedish Adventure: Polar Nights at the Icehotel

By Kelsy Chauvin | Mar 9
EDGE sent a writer to Sweden to discover the frigid joy of spending a night in the Icehotel and other adventures in the Arctic Circle.

In the Spirit: When in Sweden, Skål!

By Kristen Siebecker | Nov 7
Sweden is known for many things, including IKEA and the Nobel Prize. But have you heard of Snaps, Aquavit, Brännvin or Punsch? Have you had a Swedish whiskey, beer or gin? EDGE offers our top five favorite Swedish spirits... Skål!

Cocktail Culture: 5 Can't Miss Libation Destinations in Stockholm

By Kristen Siebecker | Aug 26
Longer summer nights beckon wandering Stockholm's charming streets. And what better way to invigorate the evening than by checking out one of the many artisan cocktail lounges that have staked claim in this historical Scandinavian city?

5 Free Things to Do in Stockholm

By Karl Ritter and Malin Rising | Aug 24
There's no shortage of ways to spend your money in Stockholm, one of Europe's most expensive cities. Luckily, the Swedish capital is an outdoorsy place, meaning there's also a lot of stuff you can do for free.

Amid Sochi Controversy Oslo Submits Bid for ’22 Games

Nov 14
Oslo submitted its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics on Wednesday, saying it plans a low-budget games with the majority of competitions held in the city and the Alpine events in Lillehammer.

Topless Activists Enter Russian Embassy in Sweden to Protest Anti-Gay Law

Aug 1
Two topless activists climbed over a fence into the Russian embassy in Stockholm on Thursday to protest against the country’s anti-gay bill and stigmatization of homosexuals.

Ikea to Launch Budget Hotel Chain

Best known for its budget flat-pack furniture, Scandinavian retailer Ikea is planning to launch a chain of budget hotels in Europe.

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