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Stockholm’s little sister Gothenburg

As the little sister of Sweden’s most precious and indeed quite breathtaking capital, Gothenburg is somehow left behind. Compared to the magnetic impact of Stockholm, it seems almost forgotten. Although it is the second biggest city in Sweden, it does regularly stand back when tourists plan their weekend but also when locals think about a […]

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The secret behind the red country houses of Sweden

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The experience of my arrival to Sweden became unforgettable. The never-ending lush green landscapes with beautiful red country houses made an impression on me. Since that day, I have been wondering, why they chose that particular red color? Is it because it contrasts well with the green countryside? Or is it to be found easily […]

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Unusual places to see in Stockholm

After a while, I tend to think I know Stockholm, but there’s plenty of unusual places that remain hidden, even for Stockholmers. Places worth visiting for historical or cultural reasons, that will help you better understand the city and it’s citizens. The Devil’s Bible This Devil’s Bible (or Codex Gigas) is the largest medieval illuminated […]

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Swedish Worklife – Stories from International Founders, Freelancers and those with Fresh ideas

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This weekly interview blog by Barry O’Brien, aims to highlight the stories of those who have come to Sweden and shaped their business life, delivering new services, fresh ideas and professional standards to the Swedish market and beyond. We hope it helps to motivate you to achieve great things here! #4. Tetiana Siianko –Doer and hustler! […]

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Swedish Worklife – Stories from International Founders, Freelancers and those with Fresh ideas

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This weekly interview blog by Barry O’Brien, aims to highlight the stories of those who have come to Sweden and shaped their business life, delivering new services, fresh ideas and professional standards to the Swedish market and beyond. We hope it helps to motivate you to achieve great things here! #1. Erika Szentmartoni – Freelance Event […]

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What is the average price of renting an apartment in Stockholm?

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Rents in Stockholm continue to soar following the relaxation of controls over how much landlords can charge for sublets. The average rental price for sublets in Stockholm is now 12 597 SEK per month which is 39 % higher than the national average of 9056 SEK, according to the latest quarterly survey by property rental site […]

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