Swedish girls names and boys names

Top 100 Most Popular Swedish Girls & Boys Names For Your Baby

Looking for name inspiration from Sweden to find the right name for your baby? In this list you find the most popular names that Swedish girls and boys received in 2017. Children’s books from Sweden, on Amazon, here Popular … Read more

Typically Swedish

What is typically Swedish? During the last couple of years, I have been collecting several “things” that I consider typically Swedish. These things can be actual products or behaviors of Swedish people that you encounter … Read more

By Car and Ferry from Germany to Sweden (or Denmark)

Find out which ferries go from Germany to Sweden or Denmark and how long the ferry ride takes. You can book ferry tickets by clicking on the link of the respective shipping company below. Ferry companies between … Read more

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Swedish Fashion

First impressions When you come to Sweden, walk on the street and have a look at the Swedish people, you will most certainly think Swedes are very fashion-conscious. Their hairstyle is fresh and edgy, often the lastest you … Read more

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Surströmming – Opening a Can of Swedish Stinky Fish with Dogs

You might have heard about the Swedish rotten fish called Surströmming, “soured herring”. It’s fermented herring in a can. In many Swedish buildings you’re not allowed to open these cans, because the awful smell won’t disappear. It’s not … Read more

Angry Swedes

  Have you noticed that Swedes keep calm in public and that they hardly ever seem to argue with each other? Guess what! They do. But in their own subliminal way, which could be hard … Read more

The Swedes and Alcohol: About Drinking in Sweden (Culture, Law, Prices, Alcoholism)

Sweden is not only known for IKEA, ABBA and Volvo but also for its high alcohol prices. Why does alcohol cost so much in Sweden and what do Swedes generally think about the consumption of … Read more

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Swedish Music Charts – Top 50 in Sweden

Are you looking for the most popular songs in Sweden right now? Below you find the frequently updated Swedish Single Charts, presented by Spotify. If you are in a more nostalgic mood have a look at … Read more

Hej and welcome to Hej Sweden!

What is typically Swedish? How is life in Sweden? What’s good and what’s bad? Soon you will be able to get to know more about Sweden on this website… Stay tuned and follow Hej Sweden … Read more