21 Jun 2024
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Stockholm Addresses Noise Pollution as Part of Becoming Fossil Free by 2040

Europe’s first Green Capital is taking a step further banning petrol and diesel vehicles in the center of the city starting on 31 December 2024. Beginning next year, a part of the inner city will be open to electric vehicle traffic only. Hopefully, noise pollution which is also a major environmental problem will be reduced, in addition to […]

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Sweden taking a leading position in Cornhole in Europe

Cornhole, a game where players toss bags filled with corn kernels at a raised platform with a hole at the far end, has been a traditional American pastime.  However, this perception is rapidly changing. In recent years, Sweden has emerged as a surprising and formidable force in the European Cornhole scene. This article delves into how […]

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Stockholm’s Green Revolution: Fossil Fuel Cars Banned in Parts of the City from 2025

Traditional diesel- and gas-powered cars will be banned in parts of Stockholm’s city centre from 2025 to reduce emissions and encourage electric vehicle (EV) adoption. A” low-emissions zone” spanning around twenty blocks will allow only EVs, fuel-cell vehicles, and some hybrid trucks. Although it’s now not uncommon for European capitals to limit usage of gasoline and diesel cars, […]

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SciFiWorld Stockholm 2024: A Galactic Celebration of Sci-Fi and Fantasy

The much-anticipated SciFiWorld Stockholm event has come and gone, leaving behind memories of an exhilarating journey into the realms of science fiction and fantasy. Held on March 2-3, 2024, at the expansive Solnahallen venue, the event offered a larger space than ever before, accommodating a multitude of activities, exhibitors, and enthusiasts. Attendees were immersed in […]

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Is padel still a thing in Sweden after the pandemic?

In the wake of the pandemic, the landscape of sports and outdoor activities has undergone significant transformations, with padel emerging as a standout example in Sweden. This racket sport, which ingeniously blends elements of tennis and squash, has not just survived the challenging times but thrived, witnessing a remarkable surge in popularity. This article aims […]

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Stockholm Leads The Way: World’s First Commercial Electric Passenger Ferry Sets Sail

“Stockholm has become the first city in the world to launch a self-driving, fully-electric commercial passenger ferry”, Interesting Engineering reports. Meet Estelle — an electric Zeabuz ferry that accommodates 25 passengers plus bicycles — and now running from Kungsholmen to Söder Mälarstrand, promising swift and eco-friendly journeys for all. Powered solely by electricity and guided by […]

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Zero Waste: More Than a Trend, a Sustainable Shift in Stockholm’s Culinary Scene

In Stockholm, zero waste isn’t just a trend; it’s a delicious commitment to sustainability that’s making waves in the food scene, as exemplified by popular establishments like Växthuset, Fotografiska, and Bonnie’s. From cosy cafes to upscale eateries, chefs are getting creative with their culinary wizardry, finding ingenious ways to make the most of every ingredient and […]

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Formex 2024: The Ultimate Meeting Ground for Interior Design Professionals

If you’re a professional in the interior design, design, or gift industry, Formex is your gateway to a world of opportunities. This renowned trade fair, slated to be held for the next time on August 27-29, 2024, provides a platform where national and international buyers, agents, wholesalers, importers, producers, designers, and media converge. Formex is […]

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New Year’s Eve in Stockholm – The ultimate guide

Reaching the end of an old year and the beginning of a new one always takes us to that verge, that invisible edge of accomplishment that awakens the urge to celebrate. We have made it one more time to the beginning of something new and we should make sure to start it in grand style! Stockholm offers numerous ways […]

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YLC’s Christmas Market Picks

With the days getting colder and darker, it’s the perfect time for some glögg and festive cheer from one of the many Christmas markets going on in Stockholm. While the crowds head to the well-known markets at Skansen and Gamla Stan during November and December, we’ve chosen our picks of other wonderful Christmas markets you might […]

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