Category: Sweden

Climate change: Sweden’s only remaining mountaintop glacier loses two metres in height; Alexa Phillips; Sky News

Photo: Sky News

The ice sheet on the south side of the Kebnekaise mountain lost its title as Sweden’s highest point in 2019, after a third of it melted.

Source: Climate change: Sweden’s only remaining mountaintop glacier loses two metres in height

Live video of startup, tuning, and transmitting from Alexanderson Alternator SAQ; SWLing

Photo: SWLing

Hats off to the crew at the UNESCO World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station! Today is Sunday July 4, 2021. Besides being Independence Day here in the States, it’s also Alexanderson Day in Sweden!

Source: Live video of startup, tuning, and transmitting from Alexanderson Alternator SAQ

11 Enchanting Royal Residences from Around the World; Akriti Sharma; Prestige Online

Photo: Kungligaslotten

Take a look at these elegant royal residences around the world that must be in your bucket list and get inspired to travel royally.

Source: 11 Enchanting Royal Residences from Around the World

The city crowned with the most beautiful homes in the world; Tawar Razaghi; Domain

While many have been homebound, people voted on the most beautiful homes around the world.

Source: The city crowned with the most beautiful homes in the world

The Exquisite art of Swedish architecture; The Frontier Post

A few decades ago, all that most people knew about Swedish design was what they saw in the Ikea catalogue. Over the past 20 years, however, a new passion for all things Nordic has taken hold, a Scandi-mania for everything from stylish technical wear to literature and TV, and, most of all, for interior design – with its pared-back cosiness, low lighting and quality artisan furniture.

Source: The Exquisite art of Swedish architecture – The Frontier Post

Virtual tour: Travel north to Swedish Lapland; Lydia Schrandt; 10Best

Swedish Lapland comprises vast swathes of wilderness – wide open spaces ripe for outdoor adventures beneath the midnight sun or the northern lights.

Source: Virtual tour: Travel north to Swedish Lapland

Journey to Swedish Lapland (virtually) through these photos; Lydia Schrandt; USA Today

See what makes Swedish Lapland such a magical destination throughout the year on this virtual tour.

Source: Journey to Swedish Lapland (virtually) through these photos

A Guide to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sweden; Scandinavia Standard

Explore the capital of UNESCO World Heritage sites in Europe with Scandinavia Standard guide.

Source: A Guide to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sweden

Why Are All Swedish Cottages Painted Red?; Clarissa Wei; Smithsonian Magazine

One company has exclusive rights to the source of the iconic pigment—a copper mine’s supply of iron deposits that may last just a century more…

Source: Why Are All Swedish Cottages Painted Red?

The best self-drive tours for you to soak up Sweden’s stunning scenery; Jo Fernandez; Sun

SOAK up Sweden’s stunning scenery this autumn with a self-drive tour allowing you to explore pretty fishing towns, remote villages, forests, lakes and islands at your own pace. The country has recently been added to the list of countries where we no longer need to quarantine on return.

Source: The best self-drive tours for you to soak up Sweden’s stunning scenery

5 Awesome Road Trips In Scandinavia And The Nordics; David Nikel; Forbes

Northern Europe road trips: Explore the best nature in Scandinavia and the Nordic countries from the road. Here are five of the best road trips in the region.

Source: 5 Awesome Road Trips In Scandinavia And The Nordics

Falu Gruva (Falun Mine); CoolCrab; Atlas Obscura

A centuries-old copper mine that once provided two thirds of the world’s copper supply.

Source: Falu Gruva (Falun Mine)

Grimeton Radio Station, Varberg celebrates World Radio Day, 13 February; Unesco

Source: Grimeton Radio Station, Varberg celebrates World Radio Day, 13 February

Architectural Works that Were Declared World Heritage Sites in the Last Decade; Belen Maiztegui; Architecture Daily

A list of all the architectural pieces that have been declared World Heritage Sites in the last decade (2010-2020)…

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Perfect day trip from Stockholm: Drottningholm Palace; Kash; Budget Traveller



UNESCO World Heritage listed Drottningholm Palace is the perfect day trip from Stockholm. Find out in this post more about the amazing history of Drottningholm Palace, how to plan your visit to the Palace and how to get there…

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Falun: The Swedish town you’ve never heard of that changed the history of the world; Kash; Budget Traveller

Falun is the town that changed Sweden’s history-from the UNESCO World Heritage listed Falu Gruva to the enchanting Carl Larsson garden in nearby Sundborn, this small area of Sweden has had a huge impact and is definitely a place worth visiting.

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Cultural Gems of Sweden – A peak into its World Heritage Sites; Itminan Tasneea; UNB

Source: Cultural Gems of Sweden – A peak into its World Heritage Sites

A Gentleman’s Guide To Stockholm According To Tailors Saman Amel And Dag Granath; Felicity Carter; Forbes

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Saman Amel and Dag Granath offer their little black book of Stockholm, Sweden.

Source: A Gentleman’s Guide To Stockholm According To Tailors Saman Amel And Dag Granath

Taking a look at Drottningholm Palace; Brittani Barger; Royal Central

The private residence of the Swedish Royal Family, Drottningholm Palace, was built in the 1600s and is listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. The Swedish Monarchy says that it is the “most well-preserved royal castle built in the 1600s in Sweden and at the same time is representative of all European architecture for the period.”

Source: Taking a look at Drottningholm Palace

Travel Diaries: Swedish Island Hopping In The Baltic; Niki Brantmark; My Scandinavian Home

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