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Summer food in Sweden – Smörgås...

Summer food in Sweden – Smörgåstårta

Now in the summertime there are many summer parties in the Nordic countries. One of the most loved buffet food in Sweden is the “Smårgåstårta” (direct translated to sandwich-cake).  It’s said that Smörgåstårta was invented by the confectioner Gunnar Sjödahl in the 1960 at Wedemarks Konditori in Östersund. Smörgåstårta looks like a cake but is […]

Flowers in bloom

Spring has arrived and here are some tips from Scandinavia. See the cherry blossoms in Stockholm. Every year in Kungsträdgården (Kings garden) from April – June you can see the cherry blossoms. The cherry blossom day is celebrated annually. This year is was celebrated on the 18th of April. Swedish link here In Hardanger the fruit blossom […]

Taxfree (Stockholm)

Global Blue Sverige AB – Goodscontrol –  Arlanda Terminal 5 Terminal 5, landside, next to information desk, 19045 Stockholm-Arlanda Opening Hours: MON-FRI: 05:20 a.m. – 06:45 p.m. SAT: 05:20 a.m. – 06:45 p.m. SUN: 05:20 a.m. – 06:45 p.m.     N.B.: Global Blue Tax Free Forms issued worldwide accepted. N.B.: Only Credit Card refunds available. N.B.: […]

The midnight sun

The midnight sun

  In the Nordic countries we have the opportunity to experience the midnight sun. This natural phenomenon will make the sun to be visible 24 hours a day if you are above the Arctic circle, given fair weather. The Midnight sun is visible from the End of May until the Mid of July Please find […]

Run, Vikings, RUN!

Did you think the jogging trend stopped in the 1980s you haven’t been to the Nordic capitals lately! Here is jogging still very popular and several different races are held in the Nordic capitals! So now you have a good excuse to visit the Nordics, and you can combine the sightseeing with a nice run. […]

Make tax refund easy with Global Blue...

Make tax refund easy with Global Blue card!

Most tourists in Scandinavia are keenly aware of the high tax rates, and would like to get a refund on the souvenirs they shop during their stay. One of the major tax refund suppliers, Global Blue, has now made that process much easier. By acquiring the card, tourists can simply present it at the tax […]