25 Apr 2024
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Family Activities Health Sports and Fitness

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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Outdoor Activities Sports and Fitness

Take the Plunge: Amazing Swimming Experiences in Stockholm

Swedish people are known for their love of the outdoors and nature — particularly when it comes to exercise. In a country that is so beautiful, Swedes often make the most of the rivers, lakes and mountains and really enjoy some wild swimming. There is even an annual ice swim race where people compete in some of the coldest […]

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Expat Traditions Sports and Fitness

Finnish Baseball in Stockholm

Did you know the Finns have their own version of baseball? It’s called pesäpallo, and it’s Finland’s national sport. It all was started in 1910 by legendary Lauri “Tahko” Pihkala, who had been to the US and learned baseball. Pihkala was fascinated by the sport, but he had some things he wanted to develop about […]

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Featured Outdoor Activities Sports and Fitness Videos

GET THOSE RUNNING SHOES ON

The benefits of running are uncountable, we’ve heard and read them all, but as far as I am concerned they are threefold: Personal development Discovering places Meeting people I don’t know about you, but for me running had always been something you do only if you’re being chased. And then I moved to Sweden. And […]

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Cricket Sports and Fitness

Sweden earns spot in Division 1 in Cricket after Stockholm tournament

After hosting the ICC European Championship matches in Division 2 in Stockholm, Team Sweden managed to clinch second place in the group behind Germany. This means Sweden has earned the promotion to European Division 1 in the ICC World Cricket League. “It’s an amazing feeling after the last match to secure Sweden’s promotion to the […]

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Family Family Activities What's on: Stockholm

Stockholm Fun Run: Best Kids Races 2014

Are your kids ready to burn a hole in the house with their pent up energy? Why not get get them running a race this season?

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Lifestyle Weddings

Stockholm Bachelorette: 5 top Party Ideas

Whether you call it a hen’s do or a möhippa (Swedish), a ladies last leg of freedom is no longer just a booze soaked night of debauchery (though it can be if you’re into that too).

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Crossfit Sports and Fitness

Let’s Get Training: Friday Bonus Workout!

It’s Friday and that means it’s time for your bonus workout!  Personal Trainer Karl Gullö is here to take you through your paces.   The Friday workouts are generally a little harder then the Monday workouts and may require some gear, such as a jump rope, kettle ball and other equipment.  You’ve finished the first […]

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