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Plogging: get healthy and look after your planet

Plogging (“plogga” in Swedish) is a trendy movement initiated by Swede Erik Ahlström. It involves picking up waste/rubbish while jogging and comes from the word “plocka” (pick) and “jogga” (jog). The initiative aims to raise awareness for the environmental problems we are facing and our responsibilities towards them. This movement has spread around Sweden so […]

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6 indoor activities to do in winter

“There’s not bad weather, only bad clothes”, a Swedish proverb says. Mm… Is that right? The hassle to wrap myself up with infinite layers of clothes, including two pair of socks, waterproof boots, gloves and a hat it’s not something I’m looking forward to. Although I love being outdoors, doing activities close to nature, this […]

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Styr och Ställ – How Gothenburg’s Bike-Sharing Service Works

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If you live or have ever been to Gothenburg, it’s likely that you’ve seen the Styr och Ställ blue bikes. It seems that a lot of people know they exist, but haven’t looked into how it works. It surprises me because it’s such a fantastic way to get around the city. I thought I would share some information […]

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