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Stockholm, Afghanistan. Same Thing.

Ebba Akerman | Posted 09.27.2016 | Impact
Ebba Akerman

During the year of grace 2013, I worked as a Swedish for immigrants language teacher in the outskirts of my hometown Stockholm. Sweden is statistically multicultural, with roughly one-fifth of the population being born abroad or with both parents being born abroad.

Stockholm, Afghanistan. Same Thing.

Ebba Akerman | Posted 09.09.2016 | Impact
Ebba Akerman

Ironically, meeting native Swedes is a common difficulty among those who move to Sweden. Besides offering insights like this, the students invited me to dinners and birthday parties. The way I was included in their cultures, that was how I wished more people got included into the Swedish society.

Stockholm Street Style Is So Good We're Now Ready For Summer To End

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.30.2016 | Style

There’s no dread quite like impending end-of-summer dread. The days will soon be shorter, watermelon will be out of season and our denim cut-offs wi...

A Creativity Summit with Soul

Natalia Brzezinski | Posted 08.22.2016 | Technology
Natalia Brzezinski

It was Coachella for the mind and soul, a voyeuristic peak into the human condition, and the joy and curiosity that's awakened when humans interact, l...

Stockholm's Rainbow Flags Fly With Conviction

Mark A. Thompson | Posted 08.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark A. Thompson

rom the Empire State Building and the World Trade Center in New York to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, municipal buildings around the world are illuminated in the colors of the rainbow flag -- and yet few cities fly the rainbow flag with as much conviction as Stockholm.

Artist Interview: Seinabo Sey

Sean Bradford | Posted 08.02.2016 | Arts
Sean Bradford

Whether speaking or singing, Seinabo Sey has the most soothing of voices, like being immediately wrapped in a comfortable blanket. A voice that exudes...

Bikini-Clad Police Officer's Instagram Photo Is Very Arresting

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.29.2016 | Weird News

When Swedish police officer Mikaela Kellner nabbed a pickpocketing suspect Tuesday, she had no idea the arrest would be so, er, arresting. Of course, ...

How Food Can Save the World

Alessandro Demaio | Posted 06.29.2016 | Impact
Alessandro Demaio

We cannot solve the world's problems, without first solving food. Or another view: food is our best opportunity for getting our planet back on track.

Six reasons why food is a really big deal.

Alessandro Demaio | Posted 06.09.2016 | Impact
Alessandro Demaio

It's easy to forget the power of what is on our dinner plate. Between the Instagram post, or the quick fix meal, the snack at our desk or the breakfa...

Europe's 10 Hippest Cities | Posted 11.30.2016 | Travel

By Alix Farr The true meaning of hip can be elusive. Maybe it's a barber shop doubling as an art gallery, which serves lattes on the side? Or maybe ...

9 Things To Do In Stockholm

College Tourist | Posted 04.19.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

The College Tourist By Gabrielle Boucher from The University of Tampa Prior to my first trip to Stockholm, I barely did any research and entered S...

Global Environment Protector Mostafa Tolba R.I.P.

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.12.2016 | Green
Magda Abu-Fadil

The misuse of land, symptomatic of any Middle Eastern country with agricultural territory, as well as construction of roads, airports, housing, and prestige projects on arable stretches in several countries has been robbing terrain of valuable assets as foreseen by a very astute Egyptian scientist.

Two Night Stand - Stockholm Love Affair

Sean Bradford | Posted 04.06.2016 | Entertainment
Sean Bradford

By 7:30 pm last Friday, the crowd was dancing hard inside of the Annexet venue at Globen Arena. With hands up and without inhibition, this was an earl...

The Great Sonar Expansion - Stockholm Edition

Sean Bradford | Posted 03.05.2017 | Entertainment
Sean Bradford

The third edition of Sonar Stockholm focused heavily on local Swedish Talent, had some strong moments, but missed a bit of the originality and feeling...

Advertising Week Europe Announces European Roadshow To Visit Berlin, Amsterdam, and Stockholm

Advertising Week | Posted 02.23.2017 | Business
Advertising Week


British Rock Band Viola Beach Reported Killed In Car Crash In Sweden

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 02.14.2016 | Entertainment

LONDON/STOCKHOLM, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Britain's Foreign Office said five men, which Swedish media reported were the four members and manager of the roc...

A Brilliant Mind: Skype Founder Niklas Zennström leading an Entrepreneurial Movement in Europe

Natalia Brzezinski | Posted 01.25.2017 | Technology
Natalia Brzezinski

There couldn't be a more exciting time to invest in Europe -- the tech scene is booming, digital global value chains are interlocking across the conti...

These Major Cities Prove Going Green Is Not Only Possible But Profitable

Charlie Hales | Posted 01.22.2017 | Green
Charlie Hales

This week, NOAA and NASA announced that 2015 was the hottest year on record globally, by a wide margin. That's the bad news. But here's the good news: We as a global community are starting to get serious about doing something about it.

Stockholm on Track to be Fossil Fuel Free

Karin Wanngård | Posted 12.08.2016 | Green
Karin Wanngård

We have set the ambitious goal for the City of Stockholm to be -- not just climate neutral -- but fossil fuel free by 2040. This 'smart city' focuses on people, their behaviours and needs.

Travel has been my crush for as long as I can remember

THINK Global School | Posted 12.02.2016 | Travel
THINK Global School

Travel has been my absolute biggest crush for as long as I can remember. I could daydream for hours and hours about cities, countries, and continents ...

How Stockholm Became a 'Unicorn Factory:' Candy Crush Saga, Minecraft and Spotify Are All From Sweden

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 11.17.2016 | Business
Helen I. Hwang

What do Silicon Valley and Stockholm have in common? Spawning billion-dollar tech companies.

The 10 Most Instagrammable Cities in Europe

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 10.06.2016 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

Wondering which European cities are best represented on Instagram? Yep, we were too! So we undertook the highly scientific mathematical research of finding out how many times the hashtags for the names of each city in Europe have been used.

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Moving to the Nordic Countries

Maunu Suni | Posted 08.31.2016 | Travel
Maunu Suni

This (incomprehensive) list will hopefully enlighten you about some aspects of living in Norway, Sweden and Finland.

A Forest of Rhythm - Into the Valley

Sean Bradford | Posted 08.13.2016 | Entertainment
Sean Bradford

Since it is throwback Thursday, I thought I would revisit one of the musical highlights of the summer, Into the Valley, which took place in Dalarna, Sweden.

10 Perfectly Preserved Ancient Cities That Are Stunning

Oyster | Posted 08.12.2016 | Travel

There's nothing better than waking up in a 13th-century building and imagining how many people have woken up, celebrated, or walked the halls of the very same place -- and it doesn't hurt to get to imagine it while still enjoy modern conveniences like air-conditioning and Wi-Fi.