The Turning Torso opened to the public in 2005 as the tallest building in Nordic countries. Still, its height differs from what most people think when remembering the structure. Its twisting design is clearly the main feature, and it lends enough inspiration to architects all around the globe.
The first time we visited Sweden, we also visited Älvsborg Fortress in Gothenburg. This large fortress… Read More »Älvsborg Fortress: A Visit to Medieval Sweden
Long before the Vikings, the Swedish and the Finnish culture had developed, some people already populated the Scandinavian peninsula. These were the Sami people, the only indigenous people of Scandinavia, and the northernmost indigenous people of Europe.
We learned a lot about them during our days in Umeå, and below we are going to tell all we know about them.
When we were in Umeå to cover the opening of the city as the European Capital of Europe, there was one exhibition that caught our eye. Umeå – European Capital of Hardcore 1989-2000 was it, and it was cool to see how everyone seemed to care about the hardcore scene in Northern Sweden.
Posters, flyers, demo tapes, and a lot of pictures from all the bands that spawned out of Umeå.Read More »European Capital of Hardcore: Umeå 1989-2000