Heritage Travel
 Being able to find your Swedish relatives and visit the homeland is a dream for many Americans. It is also a dream for Swedes to travel to the U.S. to learn more about what happened to their family members that left the homeland. 
Who wants to be a millionaire?  One in five Swedes considers himself a millionaire. There are just over 300,000 Swedes with... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
Why is everything a rag
Solo exhibition by Swedish artist Jockum Nordstrom at the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans. 

Swedish PM in Washington, DC
 Stefan Lofven met with the U.S. president on March 6. High on the agenda: the possible brewing trade war. 
Our favorite crisp bread
Knaeckebroed - with two umlauts and sounding just the way it tastes is the most Swedish of all breads. 
Travel news
The recent list of best hotels in Sweden offered a few surprises and new names. 
Swedish artist's work on parade
The Big Easy is celebrating 300 years of diversity in culture, jazz, history and festivals this year while also recognizing the Swede who brought fantasy to the carnival. 
The Stone Age in new light
A grim discovery in Sweden challenges our understanding of European Mesolithic culture and how these early humans handled their dead. 
Sweden again at the top
Sweden is the world's sixth best country to live in. And best among the Nordic countries. 
Excitement in Seattle
Excitement builds in anticipation of the opening of Seattle's new Nordic Museum in May. 
Swedish artist's work on exhibit in NYC  The Georges Berges Gallery presents Johan Wahlstrom's 'Life is Good' exhibit of abstract forms... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »

Raoul Wallenberg: To Me, There's No Other Choice
 The official exhibition, "To me there's no other choice - Raoul Wallenberg 1912-2012," organized by the Swedish Institute and supported by the Swedish government, has been traveling around the world over the last few years. It is currently in Portland, Oregon at Nordic Northwest. 

Big wine on a small scale
 A meeting with a private Oregon winemaker who produces about 100 cases of excellent wine for private consumption every year. (Oregon is the number four producer of wine in the U.S.) 
Bernadotte 200 years
The Swedish royal family holds a powerful and peaceful distinction that no other European royal family can claim.  
How safe is Sweden?
We consulted a couple of organizations that specialize in finding out. 
Food deliveries into your fridge   The smart lock company Glue, and food delivery company Mathem in Stockholm, have initiated... READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NORDSTJERNAN »
Swedish super berries
Readily available everywhere in Sweden.  

Stockholm Walkabout: Klara kvarteren
 The place most Swedes would regard as the center of Stockholm is Sergels Torg. This is a popular meeting place in Stockholm for all tourists, and it happens to be close to the “lost soul of Stockholm,” the Klara neighborhood.  
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