Tag Archives: Sweden

Without Libraries What Are We

Montreal-based Instagramer Olivier Martel Savoie has been traveling the world for the last two years visiting libraries and taking terrific photos with just his trusty iPhone. His series #olive_libraries covers beautiful institutions from Budapest to Boston. “Without libraries what have … Continue reading

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And I Love The Licorice Too

OK, I admit it, I shop at IKEA. In fact, half of my house is furnished by the Swedish furniture giant. My office is lined by the famous Billy bookcases, my file cabinets are all IKEA, even the desk that … Continue reading

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Say Hej to Some Random Swede

Sweden’s National Tourist Association wants to connect you with a new friend in Sweden. If you dial + 46 771 793 336, day or night, a switchboard will automatically connect you with a volunteer “ambassador” who will answer any questions … Continue reading

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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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Chill

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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