Tag Archives: Sweden

Come to Sweden

Many thanks to TBTP follower Kerstin Martinson for the link to the new book of vintage travel posters titled “Come to Sweden”.

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I’m planning to visit the Arctic Circle this summer, but I don’t have any expectations for an Antarctica trip any time soon. This beautiful film by Swedish photographer Kalle Ljung will just have to do for now.

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Space Invaders in Sweden

The Red Cross has teamed up with major airports in Sweden to help relieve travelers of their spare change while waiting for flights or luggage. Stockholm’s Arlanda and Goteborg’s Landvetter are the first airports to replace traditional collection boxes with … Continue reading

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Hotels To Go

Finding a hotel room anywhere near the exact location that you want to stay can be problematic. But now Scandic, Scandinavia’s biggest hotel chain, will bring a fully kitted-out hotel room to you. Just pick the spot where you’d like to … Continue reading

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Postcards from Stockholm

Spanish cinematographer Enrique Pacheo spent a week in Stockholm riding his bike and taking photos. The result was this beautiful time-lapse video.

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Stockholm’s Neoteric Travel Guide

Stockholm’s popular cab company Taxi Stockholm has created a website for visitors that aims to offer a novel approach to the city travel guide. Taxi Trails uses data from thousands of cab trips to highlight spots where people are actually … Continue reading

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Books Are Awesome

Polish artist and muralist Natalia Rek recently completed this awesome bit of street art for ArtScape Festival in Malmö, Sweden. It’s very aptly titled “Magic Book”.

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Yule Got Your Goat

If you’re a gambler, the bookies in Gävle, Sweden are still taking bets on the fate of this year’s Gävlebocken ( Gävle Goat ). Each winter since 1966 the city in central Sweden has been erecting a 40-foot tall straw … Continue reading

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Sounds of the City (2)

There are scads of travel apps out there that help us navigate unfamiliar territory, find suitable accommodations, discover trendy eating and drinking spots, or plan a tourist agenda. But the new Stockholm Sounds app (free on iTunes) allows the user … Continue reading

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A Room With a View

Faktum Hotels is not your ordinary hotel brand. In fact, it doesn’t actually rent hotel rooms at all. Instead, Faktum Hotels is a clever media campaign to bring attention to the plight of homeless people in Gothenburg, Sweden. Website visitors … Continue reading

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