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The summer solstice is the reason why we celebrate Midsummer. Ever since pagan times, Swedes have been eager...More
Walpurgis Eve – and 1 May
The last day of April spells Walpurgis Eve, or Valborg, in Sweden. Spring is greeted with songs and bonfires...More
20 things to know before moving to Sweden
As diverse as Sweden is, there are a few societal norms that are distinctly Swedish. Understanding a handful...More
Coping with culture shock
As immigrants and expats, many of us are familiar with the phrase "culture shock," and the various phases to...More
If you spend the weekend in nature – walking, fishing, picking mushrooms – what could be better...More
A Swedish Easter - GLAD PÅSK!
It's a celebration with Christian origins and Easter eggs (both painted and of the chocolate variety) - you...More
Where to watch Gothenburg’s NYE fireworks
Gothenburg will welcome in the new year with its annual New Year’s Eve fireworks display on Thursday,...More
Celebrating the Swedish way: New Year's Eve
Swedes like to celebrate New Year’s Eve with friends. And in spite of freezing temperatures, they often...More
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
We hope you have a great holiday with good food and great company - Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!More
Fun Swedish Christmas traditions
Christmas in Sweden today is often a mix of the old and the new – a blend of traditional Swedish...
Just a few minutes of walking improves health
The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences, together with researchers in Gothenburg, have conducted a...More
Pickled herring, Donald Duck and nubbe - a Swedish Christmas
I have had a handful of Christmases in Gothenburg so far and it's definitely one of the highlights of the...More
Series of muggings in central Gothenburg
In a continuing series of robberies which has plagued central Gothenburg during the month of December,...More
Gothenburg’s newest arrival: Sea giant MSC Maya
The MSC Maya docks earlier than expected and will be in Gothenburg this evening, reports Göteborgs...More
How do I find a job in Sweden?
I have received many emails with similar questions regarding job hunting...More
510 million for research on next generation drugs
Good news: Your brain develops throughout life
Celebrating the Swedish way: Christmas
Hundreds of new jobs as NEVS writes multi-billion contract
Insurance company forces church shutdown
Holiday spirit – his customers can eat for free Christmas Eve
Newly arrived pupils distributed
SOM Institute on attitudes and choices in West Sweden
Big city plans for Backa
Two Gothenburgers convicted of terror crimes