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Swedes Recycle Under Full Terrorist Threat

By SwedishFreak / April 19, 2017

Again, another reason why I love Sweden. Nothing stops Swedes from recycling. Absolutely nothing. Not even a terrorist attack. Someone pointed this thread out to me on Reddit with a video of Swedes recycling under the terrorist threat they recently had. A rough translation of the text (please Swedes, if I’m wrong, correct me): When someone […]

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Swede Hatches Egg From Grocery Store

By SwedishFreak / March 23, 2017

Even though this happened in January (and I’m just posting it now), but now every time I cook eggs I think of this story! Supposedly this Swedish women, Agneta, heard somewhere that some grocery eggs are fertile and can be hatched if warmed. She gave it a shot with a 6 pack of eggs from Coop […]

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The Dessert Sweden is Talking About

By SwedishFreak / January 17, 2017

What do you get when you cross a princesstårt and a semla? Why, a Princess Semla of course! A bakery in the town of Nässjö, Sweden (south of Stockholm) has come up with the semla (plural is semlor) of the year. (Don’t know what a semla is? Check out our amazing semlor recipe!) Everyone seems to […]

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Ice Hotel Now Year Round

By SwedishFreak / December 10, 2016

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 has a famous ‘ice bar’ […]

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Lucia for Dummies

By SwedishFreak / December 4, 2016

One thing I absolutely love about the Swedish government is how informative they are about Sweden! In researching a bit about St Lucia, I found a video that gives you the breakdown you need for Lucia in Sweden. AKA, Lucia for Dummies!  I’m glad I watched it too, because I was forgetting something important.  What is needed […]

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Black Friday Sale at Swedish Freak

By SwedishFreak / November 25, 2016

Excited to announce a black Friday sale at our online SwedishFreak.com store.  I recently just created new God Jul items for this year. Use the coupon code “God Jul 2016” at check out and get 10% off your entire purchase! Sale ends on November 30th, 2016, which is the shipping date you want for the items […]

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Sweden’s IKEA May Use Eco-Friendly Mushrooms for Packaging

By SwedishFreak / March 7, 2016

Sweden is already known for importing trash.  IKEA is looking into taking Sweden’s eco-friendliness one step further with mushroom packaging. I suppose because IKEA is Swedish, it has always been conscious of its packaging.  It at one point worked with a design firm in Stockholm to design packaging that was cost efficient and not wasteful. Now […]

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Sweden Runs Out of Garbage

By SwedishFreak / July 15, 2015

This is old news, but it is one of my favorite facts about Sweden and it is something that can be shared over and over again. Yes, at the end of 2014, Sweden ran out of garbage and started importing it from other countries such as Norway and the UK. Say what?!? Yes, the Swedish […]