No wonder I want to live there so badly! Recently US News came out with their annual The Best Country For List for 2017. Switzerland took number one spot, but I’m not sure how, because Sweden got number one for being green, being a woman and for raising children.
The famous ice hotel I’ve heard about ever since I’ve heard about Sweden, it seems like. The ICE Hotel is built ever year (since it was made out of ice) in the Swedish village of Jukkasjärvi. It features not only rooms guests can sleep in (yes, made out of ice), but also
We can’t forget that this great country was founded by Swedes! A small town in Texas, remembers as their Bethel Lutheran Church celebrates 100 years. In 1916, Augustana Synod sent Pastor O. H. Sylvan to Lyford, Texas to start the Bethel Lutheran Church there. Members met in homes, as the building
Everyone seems to be surprised about what happened on Tuesday. That is ok. If you want to escape Trump, there is at least one Swedish company willing to help. A Swedish advertising company, Round & Round, based in Stockholm, has put up a website called “The Great Trump Escape.” Since 1/4 of
Sweden has been ranked as the safest drivers in a recent study comparing Sweden and 19 other countries and their death accidents on the road. This is no accident either. Sweden has invested in the vision of having zero (yep, ZERO) accidents on the roads with their Vision Zero Initiative. It happens
Make sure your IKEA dressers are fastened to the wall! We all know and love IKEA for being super Swedish, and super cheap. At least they have cute, affordable furniture. I love the story of the founder of IKEA (which obviously I need to do a blog post about, as I
Between the Powers of East and West By the middle of April, spring has usually arrived in the southern half of Sweden, garnishing roadsides with yellow sun-like flowers of tussilago (coltsfoot, Tussilago Farfara), filling meadows and clearings with vitsippor (wood anemones, Anemone Nemorosa), and spotlike occurences of the increasingly rare