Scandinavia

Photo: Dick Rochester, Sunset Scandinavia is a historical and cultural-linguistic region in Northern Europe characterized by a common ethno-cultural Germanic heritage and related languages that includes the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/Tf6opMK9MnUZfoAx8 Elsewhere on the Web moomin.com/en/ Embedded Tweets In Scandinavia, Yule Goats are a common symbol around Christmas time. …

Sweden Links

Sweden Flag Links related to Sweden presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines How the coronavirus is affecting life on Sweden’s tourism island Gotland https://www.thelocal.se/20181010/failures-and-cannibals-seven-museums-off-the-beaten-track https://www.fastcompany.com/3063204/these-swedish-bike-apartments-are-designed-for-life-without-cars Marknadsdags: “Här i Jukkasjärvi siktar vi högt” (Market Day: “Here in Jukkasjarvi We aim high”) Sweden mulls future of Arctic sleeper trains – Rail Journal http://www.vk.se/1792872/suringvideon-som-gjort-stor-succe The wreck of Vasa, …

Sweden

Photo: Swedish National Heritage Board, Ships in Stockholm harbour Sweden borders Norway to the west and Finland to the northeast and it is connected to Denmark by a bridge in the south. Questions Vad skulle lokalbefolkningen vilja att besökare visste om Sverige? = What would locals like visitors to know about Sweden? Google Maps goo.gl/maps/wgALLxP8iZE3YomS7 …

Jokkmokk, Sweden

2020 Program Cover Sweden – The name Jokkmokk is Sámi for the words “river” and “bend”, since the town is situated close to a bend in the nearby river. Jokkmokk is known for its Sámi market held the first weekend every February. This market has been held for more than 400 years. 2020 dates: February …

Kiruna, Sweden

Photo: Arild, 2017 Kiruna (Northern Sámi: Giron, Finnish: Kiiruna) is the northernmost town in Sweden, situated in the province of Lapland. Google Maps News Kuriren.nu Elsewhere on the Web Why Sweden is relocating an entire town – BBC Marknadsdags: “Här i Jukkasjärvi siktar vi högt” (Market Day: “Here in Jukkasjarvi We aim high”) Stunning memory …

Stockholm, Sweden

Photo: Royston Rascals, Metro Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous urban area in the Nordic countries. Google Maps Headlines stockholms-new-abba-museum-opens-with-big-tourism-hopes Twitter @slowstockholm @visitstockholm @sthlmresilience @naturhistoriska @TEDxStockholm References Current time Weather Museums http://www.nrm.se – @naturhistoriska Elsewhere on the Web Stockholm Stockholm slowtravelstockholm.com – @slowstockholm Wikipedia Stockholm Features Stockholm Resilience Centre Planeta.com Sweden …

Swedish (Svenska)

Swedish is related with German and English and very close to Norwegian and Danish. Swedes, Norwegians and Danes normally understand each other. Swedes under the age of 60 normally has English as a second language and has studied English for several years in school. Proverbs If you don’t mention anyone, you haven’t forgotten anyone. Gökotta …

Swedish Lapland

Photo: Nutti Sami Siida By Anders Karrstedt (@anderskarr ) The word Lapland gives you an idea what it’s all about. It means ‘Land of the Sámi (Lappish) people.’ What most people today consider to be the last wilderness of Europe is also a distinguished cultural landscape inhabited by Sámi people for thousands of years. Here …

What happened in Sweden last night?

Photo: Saamiblog, Sørsame med reinsdyr og slede. Southern Sami with reindeer and sledge Translating: What happened in Sweden last night? Afrikaans: Wat gebeur in Swede gisteraand? Chinese: 昨晚在瑞典发生了什么? Estonian: Mis juhtus Rootsis eile õhtul? French: Que s’est-il passé en Suède hier soir? German: Was geschah in der letzten Nacht in Schweden? Hawaiian: Ka mea hiki …