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Ahoy, Matey! Enjoy a Nautical Theme -- Without Being Trapped on an Overcrowded Cruise Ship

Oyster | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Oyster

While a nautical theme can make for fun hotel decor all year round, we can't help but enjoy it a little more in the summer when the timing feels particularly fitting.

LGBT Rights: Not Just a #FirstWorldProblem

Steven Wozencraft | Posted 06.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Steven Wozencraft

The movement for international LGBT rights is not going to be won overnight. And while meetings in Stockholm or Washington, D.C. are important, the real work is being done by the on-the-ground activists in countries like Uganda, India, Myanmar, Lebanon, and Russia, many of whom risk their lives on a day-to-day basis.

Two Unexpected Hotels in Sweden

Edward Schneider | Posted 06.06.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

We hit upon two fairly new, slightly quirky hotels that both proved to be excellent choices.

18 Reasons To Celebrate Sweden On Sweden Day

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.06.2014 | Travel

June 6 is Sweden Day! Hip, hip hooray! Swedes will be celebrating their national day with balloon launches, flag-raisings and a ceremony with the r...

Reporter Tries To Keep Up With Marathon Runners, Fails In A Big Way

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.02.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

A determined journalist made a concerted effort to trail runners Benjamin Bitok (in blue) and Nixon Machichin (in orange) at the Stockholm Marathon th...

[Still Not] Cooking Off The Cuff: One More Week Of Travel

Edward Schneider | Posted 07.28.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Oddly I've never cooked Swedish meatballs, and after tasting his sterling version I'm determined to make some soon.

Framing Climate Change as a Personal Health Concern Produces Results

Gunhild A. Stordalen | Posted 07.23.2014 | Impact
Gunhild A. Stordalen

Some of today's greatest global challenges -- climate change and loss of biodiversity, as well as existing hunger and the increasing burden of non-communicable diseases -- are strongly related to the food we eat and how we produce it.

Beer and Bad Shots (PHOTOS)

Peter Levi | Posted 07.18.2014 | Arts
Peter Levi

I was on my way into the city just to see if I could take a few shots of a Peace And Love Parade. It was a hard shoot.

Street Photography in Stockholm (Pt. 2)

Peter Levi | Posted 07.16.2014 | Arts
Peter Levi

I want to capture something real. Something that quenches my thirst for authenticity. Big words for something that is just a simple personal emotion, that if you are lucky, is shared by others as well.

Street Photography in Stockholm

Peter Levi | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts
Peter Levi

It's been a while. As I read through my last articles, I can see how much my photographic preferences have changed. I am different. My world is different. How I view life is different. My photography has changed.

Go Plant Your Magazine!

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.13.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Go plant your magazine! That's right. Belgian magazine Humo embedded flower seeds in one of its editions, telling readers to simply bury the page in ...

10 Places in Europe You Never Thought You Could Afford

SmarterTravel | Posted 05.03.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

It'll take more than a discreetly tucked money belt to protect your cash in Europe's most expensive cities. Here's how to experience London, Paris, Venice, and other delightful destinations for a whole lot less than the average traveler.

If New York City Neighborhoods Were European Cities, Where Would You Live?

The Huffington Post | Karin Swanson | Posted 03.06.2014 | Travel

We can't all afford the luxury of traveling or living abroad. But if you live in New York City, maybe you can experience some of Europe's offerings wi...

Diplomacy 3.0 Starts in Stockholm

Andreas Sandre | Posted 03.17.2014 | World
Andreas Sandre

While we have not yet outgrown Twitter and Facebook -- still key ingredients for any government's digital strategy -- foreign policy is fast moving towards more innovative ways to change its elitist undertones and become a truly participatory, collaborative forum.

10 Man Hotels for Movember

trivago | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
trivago

From the ultimate Vegas getaway, to the home of the first golf course, to a room with a beer-filled tub, these distinctive dwellings from around the world have something to offer virtually every mo-bro.

LGBT Travel Destinations: Christmas In Stockholm

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.03.2013 | Gay Voices

Stockholm, Sweden is slated to play host to its annual Pink Christmas campaign again this year, an event that caters to and celebrates members of the ...

Ping Pong Skills That Could Kill

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.04.2013 | Weird News

Paddling knives instead of ping pong balls is a good idea ONLY if you are part of the Swedish show Tumba Ping Pong. The group, comprised of DJ Coolman...

Thousands In Stockholm To Join Forces To Support Russian LGBT Community

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.02.2013 | Gay Voices

"Live and Let Love," a new film project, is gearing up to show the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community of Russia they are not alon...

Stockholm's Russian Embassy Sidewalk Gets Rainbow Makeover From LGBT Rights Advocates (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.12.2013 | Gay Voices

Swedish lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates offered their colorful stance on Russia's controversial anti-gay legislation ov...

Ten Scandinavian Seafood Adventures

Rachel Chang | Posted 09.15.2013 | Travel
Rachel Chang

On my two-nights-a-city tour of Copenhagen, Denmark; Stockholm, Sweden; Bergen, Norway; and Oslo, Norway -- where I didn't speak a lick of any of their languages -- I stopped not just to savor the flavors of each dish, but the journey surrounding them.

Slim Loris: A Swedish Band Trying to Find Happiness in the Mundane

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 08.24.2013 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

Slim Loris? The last thing that might come to mind is that it is really a mispronunciation of the nocturnal primate -- slender loris -- native to India and Sri Lanka. Once this is all figured out, you might wonder why the Swedish band, Slim Loris, would want to choose this name for their troupe.

Cities Failing to Meet Innovation Age Challenge

John M. Eger | Posted 08.05.2013 | Technology
John M. Eger

The U.S.-based Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITLF) published its seminal report "Digital Prosperity" warning that: "In the new gl...

Where Stockholm Locals Hang Out

Bart van Poll | Posted 06.05.2013 | Travel
Bart van Poll

It's all about the Venice of the North, Stockholm.

Stockholm 'Back To Normal' After Week Of Riots

Agence France Presse | | Posted 07.28.2013 | World

A handful of cars were torched in Stockholm's immigrant-dominated suburbs early Tuesday but police said the situation had returned to normal after a w...

Swedish Police Hunt For Suspects After Week Of Riots

AP | Posted 05.26.2013 | World

STOCKHOLM -- Swedish police say they are looking for perpetrators involved in the weeklong riots in Stockholm suburbs that have resulted in some 220 r...