Local of the week: Stockholm
I would like to introduce you to my good friend Into, 27. Into lives in Årsta, plays in the punk band Abjekt and wouldn’t hesitate to grab a taxi for one block after pay day as I just found out! Hej Into, tell me something about you I didn’t know: - One time I called for a limousine to drive me 200 meters to the liquore store (Systembolaget). I bought the cheapest beer Kung while...
Scandinavian food: Why is it becoming popular in...
In case you missed this article by Maddy Savage from BBC the other week, have a read here.
We have written about the social media initiative Curators of Sweden before, but here is an interview on Monocle 24 if you fancy a catch up. It´s episode 60, 40.50 minutes in.
Local of the Week: Stockholm
Sara Othman, 27, lives south of Stockholm (Sköndal) Hey, hope you don´t mind stopping for a chat. Where are you off to? I’m on my way to work, at Stureplan. So… the very nice area in the city! Do you hang out there much? Like, when you go clubbing etc.? No, not really. I’m mostly at ”söder”, the south of Stockholm (the hipster area). But actually, last Saturday I went to this really nice...
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Swedish food takes the UK by storm
Sales of Swedish food in the UK up by almost 30% since 2006 Swedish food is taking over the UK according to new figures from Statistics Sweden, with high-end shops and supermarkets racing to take advantage of the trend. In the past five years, sales of Swedish foods in the UK have risen by almost 30% and are expected to have rocketed even further in 2011 as mainstream retailers have started to...
Looking ahead: Swedish fashion
London based newspaper The Evening Standard included Swedish fashion in their list of predicted trends for 2012. “There will be no escaping the Swedish invasion set to take place on our high streets next year. Leading the charge is Stockholm-based budget brand Monki. A favourite with Swedish teenagers and fashion-forward Brits who make pilgrimages to Stockholm to get their fast fashion...