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Stockholm´s museums: The Medieval Museum – tourist info, guides, pictures and videos (FREE ADMISSION!)

NordenBladet – The Medieval Museum is situated on the Helgeandsholmen island between the Royal Palace and the Opera. Entrance under Stockholm’s oldest stone bridge Norrbro.  The exhibits tell of Stockholm’s emergence and the town’s development in the Middle Ages. The

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Sweden: Helgeandsholmen island in central Stockholm – home of the Riksdag Building and the Museum of Medieval Stockholm

NordenBladet – Helgeandsholmen  is a small island in central Stockholm, Sweden. It is located north of Stadsholmen, and east of Strömsborg, with which, together with Riddarholmen, it forms Gamla stan, the old town of Stockholm. Helgeandsholmen contains the Riksdag Building

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GALLERY & WINNERS: Nordic Council’s festive awards gala in Stockholm concert hall

NordenBladet – Yesterday evening, on Tuesday 29 October 2019 awards were handed out in Sweden in Stockholm’s concert hall (Stockholms konserthus, Hötorget 8) at a festive awards gala held by the Nordic Council. Every year the Nordic Council also announces

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SWEDEN´s climate and environmental activist Greta Thunberg turns down Nordic Council´s environmental award and prize money

NordenBladet – Greta Thunberg, who became known worldwide for her weekly climate strikes, has decided to decline the Nordic Council’s environmental award and 350,000 Danish kroner (US$52,042) in prize money. The Swedish teen climate change activist rejected the recognition in

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Swedes use 770 million plastic bags per year: NOW Sweden set to tax plastic carrier bags – here’s how much you’ll have to pay

NordenBladet – A new tax on plastic carrier bags could see your Swedish grocery bill increase sharply. In order to get to grips with increasing plastic waste, the government has proposed a new tax which could double the price of

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People in Sweden are taking fewer domestic flights

NordenBladet – The number of passengers taking domestic flights in Sweden has fallen by eight percent so far this year, but airlines hope they can reverse the trend by working on sustainability. There are several possible reasons behind the reduced

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Sweden: Nordic Festival Best of Norden celebrates Nordic culture the 28th-29th of October

NordenBladet – At the festival Best of Norden, that celebrates Nordic culture and the Nordic Councils Prizes, the nominated films will be screened with english subtitles. A unique chance to see the very best nordic films of today on the

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A Nobel way to discover Stockholm

NordenBladet – Between October 7 and 14, the Nobel Prize winners of 2019 will be announced. During this week, you can attend a series of events labeled Nobel Calling Stockholm. The focus will be on the importance of science, literature

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Swedish Tetra Pak billionaire Hans Rausing dies at 93

NordenBladet – Hans Rausing, the Swedish billionaire who helped build food packaging company Tetra Pak into a global giant, has died aged 93. Son of its founder, Ruben Rausing, he ran the firm from 1950 until 1995 – when he

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LIST of the Richest Countries in the World: Norway is the second richest in the world

NordenBladet – The GDP of Norway ranks as the second largest in the world. Back in 2017, Norway’s GDP registered as 74,571 USD and 2018 by Worls Bank report Norway was the richest. By looking at the GDP per capita,

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Three-year-old Prince Oscar, Duke of Skåne, visits Skäralid + VIDEO

NordenBladet – Three-year-old Prince Oscar of Sweden, Duke of Skåne, visited Skäralid on Monday, 17 June in Skåne’s Söderåsen’s National Park alongside his parents, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel. The little royal was able to visit the playground named

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Sweden: Princess Madeleine’s husband Chris O’Neill misses National Day festivities

NordenBladet – Christopher O’Neill, the husband of Princess Madeleine of Sweden, has not been able to participate in the National Day* festivities in Sweden today. The father of three was scheduled to attend this year’s celebrations but had to cancel

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Sweden: Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar of Sweden wish everyone a happy National Day!

NordenBladet – Today festivities all over Sweden are taking place as the country celebrates Nationaldagen or its National Day*. Of course, the Swedish Royal Family is out in full force to join in the celebrations. Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar

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8 REASONS why you should go on a road trip in Nordic countries

NordenBladet – More and more people love to spend their holidays in Scandinavia because there is safe, amazing nature and a lot to do and everybody are obsessed with Scandinavian culture! This year NordenBladet gave out a Finland´s travel guide

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Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden comments on Baby Sussex

NordenBladet – Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden are currently on a three-day visit to Vietnam. Day one, 6 May was spent in Hanoi. It was there that Crown Princess Victoria was told of the British royal baby

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Sweden: Crown Princess Victoria opens Baltic Sea Science Center

NordenBladet – Yesterday Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden opened the Baltic Sea Science Centre in Stockholm’s Skansen Museum where she was welcomed by Anna Björn, Head of Unit at Skansen’s Zoological Department and the Baltic Sea Science Center. The day

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