12 Jul 2024
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Affordable Housing Solutions in Stockholm: What You Need to Know

Rents for dwellings in Sweden increased by 5.2% to an average of SEK 7,223 per month during 2023. In Greater Stockholm, Global Property Guide highlights that rents for dwellings were up by 4.5% y-o-y to SEK 8,131 per month during 2023, following an increase of 2.9% in 2022 and 2.5% in 2021. In addition to rising costs, […]

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Charity Art Expo: Democratizing Art and Fostering Community in Stockholm

ENTRANCE TICKETS The Charity Art Expo is a dynamic and vibrant art event that unites artists, galleries, collectors, and art enthusiasts, creating a marketplace for artistic exchange and appreciation. This event stands out in the art world by being accessible and inclusive, offering exhibition space at reasonable prices to democratize art access. Alex Colard, the […]

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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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Promoting Community and Connection: Exploring a Stockholm Initiative for Age Inclusive Living

“Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.” – Theodore Roosevelt. The Ett Tak Två Generationer (One Roof, Two Generations) initiative is a digital platform that helps match seniors with younger people looking for housing in Stockholm. The aim of the initiative is to create inter-generational living […]

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Stockholm’s Greening Journey Offers Something for Every Step of Life

Stockholm is world renowned for its commitment to green spaces, as well as the brilliant execution that city planners have displayed in implementing outdoors spaces. Indeed, the World Economic Forum has profiled that commitment, noting how it can provide inspiration to urban citizens across the world. From bucolic cafes and sustainable shopping malls to long expanses of greenery that […]

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Why some people find it hard to make friends in Sweden and what to do about it

When you went to school growing up, you probably found that making friends felt natural as you had many repeated organic interactions. This is how people establish many of their friendships. Moving to a new country or city as an adult, you may find that you meet people who already have their set quota of […]

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The Best Places To Cycle In Stockholm

While many people enjoy cycling for leisure, Swedes see it as a form of everyday transportation. In fact, Swedes bike an average of 5.3 million kilometers every day (collectively). With a highly developed bike path system that covers most of the city, Stockholm gives you the option to cycle for both “business” and pleasure. Since not all […]

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Stockholm and Sustainable Construction: Towards a Climate Positive City

Stockholm has one of the world’s most ambitious goals of becoming a fossil-fuel free and climate positive city by the year 2040. However, in addition to efforts such as lessening fossil-fueled transportation and normalising eco-friendly methods like bike riding, sustainable construction is yet another way that Stockholm is leading the way in becoming as green a […]

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YLC’s Tips To Save You From Accommodation Scams in Stockholm

Finding accommodation in Stockholm is not an easy task. It can actually feel kind of overwhelming. It is not like in many other countries, where people just rent out their properties and you can easily find them on web listings… Oh no! Not in Sweden. Plus you’ll find people who are ready to take advantage […]

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Congestion Charges in Stockholm: Does it Work to Improve Air Quality?

There was a time when the air quality in Stockholm was the same as the one registered in Beijing. Air pollution in Sweden’s capital comes primarily from vehicular traffic. It is also caused by weather conditions and pollution coming from neighboring countries. As part of its sustainable environment program, Stockholm introduced several measures to reduce the presence of […]

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