Swedish book, movie and music reviews.
Sweden knows its awesomeness, and is ready to share it with the world! Has been for awhile, with great sites like Sweden.se. This year the Swedish Institute has launched a new podcast called Swedishness. Here is a little information about the podcast: Together with co-host Philip O’Connor, an Irish journalist who has
One of my favorite things about Sweden is that maternity leave is referred to paternity leave, because it is for both parents, not just mothers. One of Sweden’s photographers, Johan Bävman, is showing off the Swedish stay-at-home dads with his photo book “Swedish Dads”, which portrays 25 fathers who stay home with their
Swedes are so awesome, they are willing to share their awesomeness with the rest of the world. The Swedish Part Model is a labor union model where workers and employers work together in order to optimize the labor force. I will let the website, LikeASwede.se, founded by a group of Swedish
While stalking Sweden online (it is what I’m doing for a living, woot!), I came across the amazing American Swedish Institute. It is actually a museum, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a museum I managed to completely miss when I was visiting family in Minneapolis! If you are in Minneapolis, do not
In our monthly newsletter, I usually feature a product of the month. I thought I would go into a little bit more detail this month and create a blog post out of it! This month we are looking at the children’s book “Lucia Morning in Sweden“. It tells the story
Note to self. Do a post on Igmar Bergman, the “world-famous filmmaker, legendary theatre director and exceptional writer” from Sweden, who produced numerous amounts of films during the 50s, 60s and 70s. There is a whole foundation that talks about his work and life, but we won’t get into that now. A script
In Fabian Schmid‘s fourth episode in his web series, he takes a look at the coffee aspect of the Swedish fika. What exactly is a lot of coffee in Sweden? What kind of coffee do they drink in Sweden? Do they really have the best coffee in the world? Watch
This episode of Fika: To Have Coffee looks at the history of fika in Sweden. How did the fika start? What is the history of coffee in Sweden? The answers are quite surprising. Find out by watching the third episode.
This second episode of the documentary Fika: to Have Coffee looks at the social aspect of the Swedish coffee break. Is it really about the coffee and treats? Or is it more about the people and a place to hang out? Perhaps it is more about taking time for a