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. Artwork / Cue Yourself Gökotta Swedish has a word for 'getting …

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 …

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. Midsummer Eve – Midsommar – is celebrated between June 20th-25th. Questions Vad skulle lokalbefolkningen vilja att besökare visste om Sverige? = What would …

Döstädning

Buzzwords Döstädning = Cleaning before one dies, a process of decluttering. Literally ‘Death Cleaning.’ Explored in The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning by Margareta Magnusson Planeta.com Swedish (Svenska) Death and Dying Clutter Tidying up Flygskam