Sweden

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Sweden — Sweden, home to some 9 million inhabitants, is the third largest country in Western Europe after Spain and France and is the largest of the Nordic countries. From its location in between Norway and Finland, the region has made a name for itself with its revolutionary designs, contributing IKEA, Ericsson, Volvo, and Saab to the global landscape – to say nothing of blond/blue-eyed beauties, ABBA, and fermented herring.

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For stunning people, modern innovation, dazzling design, and 20 hours of sunlight during summer.

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What's New in Sweden

Zurich

Deal Alert: Fly to Europe from $492 R/T

August 06, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

Swiss Air Lines is offering some good fares to a number of European cities for the fall and winter, but you will have to make your mind up quickly as the sale ... Read More »

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3 Dreamy (But Affordable) Eurail Select Pass Itineraries

May 01, 2014 by Lindsay Silberman

After a year-long absence from Eurail’s Select Pass program, France officially returned to the network last month, becoming the 27th participating European ... Read More »

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Slideshow: 10 Micronations Around the World

April 25, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

Whether established as a joke, to make a political point, or purely by accident, these 10 micronations across the world show that, if you don't like your own ... Read More »

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10 Micronations around the World

April 23, 2014

Artist Lars Viks established Ladonia, in Sweden, in order to accommodate his two giant driftwood sculptures: Nimis and Arx Read More »

Stockholm

A Local’s Guide to Stockholm on the Cheap

April 11, 2014 by Becky Lucas

Sweden’s capital may have a reputation for being expensive (restaurant prices are 15 percent higher than in New York), but those who live in the city full-time ... Read More »

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