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Pique News Magazine
No one was more surprised than the Finns - languishing in the shadow cast by the rest of Scandinavia - when post-millennium travel guides quietly began to tire of Stockholm's hyper-hipster culture in favour of declaring the Finnish capital the new "it" place.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Your Next Food-Pilgrimage City: Gothenburg, Sweden
I've been a travel writer and editor for 12 years - including several as a senior editor at ForbesLife - and I've written about more than 350 luxury hotels in 68 countries .
Chuck Berry Skips Polar Music Prize Ceremony Due To Illness
Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry was unable to accept the 2014 Polar Music Prize in Sweden on Tuesday due to ill health.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
A Pioneer of Color Photography Gets His Due
Keld Helmer-Petersen, "Untitled" , from the series '122 Color Photographs,' Lambda print Late artistic recognition and rediscoveries can be bluesy affairs, full of sin and redemption: some grievous or unfortunate oversight has occurred, but with time and hindsight perhaps the error can be righted, the spirits lifted, the artist given the credit he ... (more)
10 things I love about Norway
Farmer Bob and I recently spent two weeks in Norway to celebrate our 40th anniversary.
Ericsson hosts winners from Oman and Egypt's Smart School Competition in Sweden
Ericsson recently hosted six talented students from Region Middle East in the company's headquarter in Sweden.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
A Defiant Ecuador Seeks Solutions in Assange Case
Jonathan Cook reports from the West Bank on How the Media and Human Rights Groups Cover for Israel's War Crimes; Jeffrey St. Clair on Why Israel is Losing; Nick Alexandrov on Honduras Five Years After the Coup; Joshua Frank on California's Water Crisis; Ismael Hossein-Zadeh on Finance Capital and Inequality; Kathy Deacon on The Center for the Whole ... (more)
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Stockholm beckons ecology professor
Ashok Ghosh, head, water and environment department, AN College, has got an opportunity to teach at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, for two months.
Dawn Chorus: Sweden
I was in Stockholm for work, and had a chance to spend a few days in this beautiful city.
5 Feel Good (Yet Random) Facts That Will Brighten Your Day
Hate speeders? So does Stockholm. Kevin Richardson proposed the idea of rewarding drivers traveling at or below the posted limit with a cash lottery, funded by the fines on speeding drivers.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
My Fashion Life
How To Enjoy A Stress-free Vacation In Copenhagen
Copenhagen has attractions to suit a wide range of tastes and interests. That said, a weekend in Copenhagen is perfect for those who want to relax and unwind in a place that is filled with character and energy .
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Overseas Property Blog
Denmark Out of The Debt Trap
Denmark has finally been able to break out from the debt trap. With the improvement of amortization rates, the world's most severely indebted households have been saved from the buildup of further debts.
Swedish Woman Attacked By Muslim Teenagers While Wearing Star of David
A Swedish woman wearing a star of David was attacked while walking through a largely Muslim neighborhood in central Sweden.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Another pulsating Fashion Week
Seasonal collections by prominent Danish and international designers took to the runway last week at Copenhagen Fashion Week, which this August had a special focus on sustainability The shows ran alongside four main events: Gallery, Copenhagen International Fashion Fair , CIFF Kids and Vision and also the Copenhagen fashion festival, open to all, ... (more)
The Vigeland Sculpture Park, Oslo, Norway
The Vigeland Sculpture Park, in Oslo, Norway, is the largest exhibit in the world dedicated to just one sculptor.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The Fast Lane: a Swedish road trip
The summer vacation schedule took an unexpected turn last week when the eastbound flight out of Heathrow veered north rather than south.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Canada Online Explorer
Five ways to teach your kids about dollars and sense
Want to teach your kids about money without nagging them or forcing them to take boring financial literacy tests? Try these five tips, as told to me by successful women I have interviewed: Lillemor from Stockholm told me: "My father was my major influence.
Colossal Scandinavian project aims to connect Copenhagen and Oslo
By 2025, it might be possible to travel from Copenhagen to Oslo in just 2.5 hours using high-speed trains In a bid to make Scandinavia more competitive on the global scene, the ambitious 'The Scandinavian 8 Million City' project is investigating the possibility of linking Denmark, Sweden and Norway by high-speed train.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
I have to say that Gamla Stan, the old part of town, has been my favourite area of Stockholm.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
The Jewish Journal
Three Jews visit Scandinavia; an adventure in anti-Semitism
Just before the Israeli-Gaza conflict, I emailed Mousa, a Palestinian-American actor I know, to say that I wanted to sit down with him to discuss what's going on in the Middle East and to see if there was something the two of us could do as artists to try to help spark change for the better.