Three Large Avalanches Strike Iceland’s Westfjords, Trapping Family, Damaging Property, and...

Earlier this week, three large avalanches struck Northwest Iceland in succession, damaging property and shocking residents. The avalanches included two Flateyri and one in Súgandafjörður.

IKEA Bans Single-Use Plastic Across All Stores Worldwide

IKEA just joined the sustainability movement with a big announcement.

Scandinavian Airlines Relaunches Copenhagen – Los Angeles Route

Great news for Swedes in the States travelers: Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has just relaunched its nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Copenhagen Airport (CPH).

What You Didn’t Know About The Scandinavians Onboard The Titanic

Do you recall Sven and Olaf? The two Scandinavians that Jack Dawson (Leonardo DiCaprio) beat in poker, effectively getting himself and Fabrizio aboard the RMS Titanic with third-class tickets? This brief scene in the James Cameron blockbuster actually gives a fairly accurate representation of the ship’s passenger list. You see, after American and British passengers, Swedes were the largest population onboard, followed by Finns, Norwegians, and Danes. In fact, Swedish was the second most spoken language on the ship.

Who Are The Most Eligible Nordic Bachelors & Bachelorettes in the...

Swedes in the States are looking for the most wanted bachelors and bachelorettes! In time for Valentine’s Day, we are introducing a new, fun concept for our readers to participate in. Starting today and running until the 13th of February, Swedes in the States readers will have the chance to nominate and vote for their favorite Nordic bachelor and/or bachelorette for consideration.

Recipe: Tunnbrödsrulle by A Swede in the Kitchen

This might be one of the most popular versions of the Swedish hot dog, served in a flatbread with mash potatoes, shrimp salad, and roasted onions. Scroll all the way down to watch a video of Anthony Bourdain calling the dish, "the finest and the best thing he has ever had in his life".



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