A Gay Atheist Enters Gothenburg Cathedral — And Finds An Antidote To Darkness
"While there are many beautiful holiday traditions throughout Sweden, the Saint Lucia processions and concerts are the most beautiful reminder that, invariably, light will vanquish the darkness."
The 12 Ways of Christmas in Gothenburg and West Sweden
" In keeping with the city’s affable reputation, holiday choirs serenade shoppers in Gothenburg’s numerous picturesque, pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods, while the city’s Michelin-starred restaurants offer their own interpretations of the traditional “Julbord” Christmas buffet table."
Kreative Hafenstadt mit viel Natur
"Göteborg (ausgesprochen: Jöteborj) ist eine moderne Hafenmetropole mit unzähligen Freizeitmöglichkeiten, breitem Kulturangebot und erstklassiger Gastronomie."
Åh Herregud! – A Swedish Seafood Odyssey.
"Spotless, uncluttered and purveying an innate sense of Nordic charm, the streets and open vistas of downtown Göteborg exude a relaxed and friendly welcome."
Why Gothenburg is Sweden's coolest city
Hip pavement-side cafés, cutting-edge art exhibitions and shops rammed with fairtrade gear and antiques (…) I’m talking about Gothenburg: Sweden’s second city, and its coolest.
Gothenburg, Sweden: Deep in Volvo Land
"It’s the ultimate collaboration of technology and human ingenuity — and a good representation of the region’s values."
Swedish coffee culture: How to take a fika
"Autumn marks the end of Sweden’s brief but glorious summer, yet it’s still a great time to visit. Despite the notoriously fickle weather, moody skies provide an excellent excuse for hanging indoors, indulging in the Swedish tradition of a coffee break called fika. Along with its Scandinavian neighbors, Sweden is among the world’s top coffee consumers per capita, far exceeding the USA."
Viaggio a Göteborg, in Svezia, alla scoperta del giardino delle meraviglie
"La città ha dato il via al "Gothenburg Green World", un intero anno dedicato al verde, durante il quale si potranno ammirare installazioni d’arte e fioriture eccezionali in ogni parco, serra o giardino. Chi l’ha detto che il grande Nord è poco caldo e colorato?"
Garden Society of Gothenburg – Commitment to Green in the City
"One word that describes West Sweden perfectly, especially during summer, is “green.” The lush gardens in the cities, the green country side, the ecological lifestyle and the garden-to-table food concept. It’s all green. Gothenburg, the largest city of West Sweden, is also the home of Volvo factory, one of the very greenest car factories in the world."
Brännö island: Day trip from Gothenburg
"When we landed on Brännö, we were stunned by how beautiful and quiet it was. The ferry across was full, but people seemed to quickly disperse and we were left to wander through the car-free little roads by ourselves, taking it all in."
Exploring Gothenburg’s archipelagos
"Before visiting Gothenburg I didn’t know much about the archipelagos, or that they could be so easily reached from the city centre! I’m so glad we spent a day exploring these beautiful islands, and getting a glimpse at how the Swedish spend their summers."
Foodie fun in Gothenburg and West Sweden, in 10 easy steps
"The beautiful West Sweden, with Gothenburg as its gateway, is emerging as a hotspot for all things food. It’s gaining an international culinary reputation as the foodie capital of Scandinavia because of its passionate local producers, imaginative chefs and bounty of organic, natural produce."
Way Out West – Scandi mini-break for the musically minded
"With it I found an ideal occasion to immerse myself in the vibrant city that is Gothenburg, discover its people and nightlife, while also getting the chance to see dozens of topnotch acts in one go. Way Out West is basically the ultimate Scandinavian mini-break for the musically minded."
Way Out West Festival 2016 review, best bands and what we learnt from Gothenburg
"Hosting Massive Attack, Morrissey, PJ Harvey and an outrageous supporting cast, Getintothis’ Peter Guy and Vicky Pea go gallivanting in Gothenburg to see what the fuss is about at Way Out West."
Gothenburg photo diary
"To explore Gothenburg, I would recommend just going out and getting lost (this isn't me trying to justify the fact that we actually did just get lost). Either walk - which is what we did - cycle or hop on and off the trams. Within about ten minutes of exploring I remember turning to Karen and going, 'oh yes, I very much like it here'."
From sea to plate
"Explore West Sweden's Bohuslän coast in search of the region's seafood ‘Big Five ’ — lobsters, oysters, mussels, crayfish and prawns. Hop aboard fishing boats, head to seafood auctions and follow these shellfish and crustaceans all the way to your plate.
"Sweden’s second city is like the cooler, laid-back kid sister of more established Stockholm. Small wonder it’s known as Little London, says Imogen Lepere.2
West Coast Sweden – 3 Day Itinerary
"If you’re going to travel the West Coast of Sweden, you’re bound to be going through Gothenburg sooner or later. If you’re in search of nature, you may be tempted to skip the city and head straight to the coast – but believe us, Gothenburg is a really pleasant place for a wander, especially if it’s a sunny day."
10 things to do in West Sweden and Gothenburg in 2016
"Sweden’s beautiful west coast is at its most alive at the approach of the summer solstice and as for Gothenburg, the city is lusciously green city in the summer, with extensive parkland as well as stylish shopping, and a lively cultural scene."
A Göteborg, des cuistos et la mer
"A Göteborg, deuxième ville de Suède, de jeunes chefs ambitieux vous invitent à passer à table, pour une expérience du Nord par les papilles!"
It isn’t flash, brash or a stag haven... welcome to Gothenburg
"The coolest people often make everything seem effortless. If Gothenberg is anything to go by, the same is true of cities: from the pavement cafes with tables spilling into the street to the microbreweries where you can chomp on small plates as you sip craft beer, everything about it screams ‘hip’. "
Take to the streets
"The street art festival, Artscape, comes to Gothenburg this year, with large-scale artworks on display in all 10 district of the Swedish city. Taking place 25 July-21 August, the festival will feature artists from around the world, as well as panel discussions, lectures and workshops."
Street Art Festival, Artscape, is coming to Gothenburg, Sweden 2016
"For the first time this summer, the street art festival Artscape lands in Gothenburg, Sweden’s alternative culture capital, as part of the city’s build up to its 400th anniversary in 2021. Between 25th July & 21st August 2016, twenty international and Swedish street artists will create and paint in all ten districts of the city, making Artscape Scandinavia’s largest ever street art festival."
Activity drive: add some adventure to your road trip
"Head to Vrango island and kayak in the deep blue waters off the shore, or hop over to Sryrso and climb up Stora Ros for epic views of the archipelago."
Bazaar's guide to West Sweden
"Spring is the perfect time to visit the country's archipelago-strewn westerly coast."
The 8 best places to eat and drink in Gothenburg, Sweden
"Discover our pick of the 8 best places to eat and drink in Gothenburg, Sweden, from the biggest cinnamon buns in town, to coffee geekery at its finest and lemon sole fresh off the boats in the city’s fish market."
Gothenburg with kids – our top tips!
We "fell in love with a city that turned out to be an excellent destination for families – starting with the fantastic play area at the airport, which kept the kids entertained while we waited for our luggage!"
Tillsammans – Together
"From the moment you step in to the exhibition and are asked to remove your shoes and “let your feet explore the exhibition!” you know this is going to be a museum visit of the extraordinary kind. There are caves to crawl through, ramps (and large sculptures!) to climb up or in, and poles to slide down. "
The definitive guide to eating shellfish in Sweden
"While Stockholm wears its capital city title with pride, even its residents agree—Gothenburg remains the country's shellfish capital."
48 hours in Gothenburg: hotels, restaurants and places to visit
"Sweden’s second city, a civilised, stylish port on the south-west coast, is worth visiting at any time of year but comes alive in autumn with festivals and Halloween excess."
Skandinaviska artiklar och reportage
Jakten på den siste nordmannen
"To prosent av Norges befolkning har aldri vært i Sverige. Derfor starter svenskene nå jakten på den «siste nordmannen» og leter etter en som vil være med på en spektakulær tur over grensen. Og den som blir plukket ut har mye å glede seg til."
Kulinarisk weekend i Gøteborg
"Sveriges næststørste by, Gøteborg, lader intet tilbage at ønske, når sulten skal stilles, og tager man en weekend dér, er der mere end rigeligt at spise og drikke sig igennem."
Bli med på matsafari i Göteborg
"Den svenske byen er et matmekka med seks stjernerestauranter og et trendy matmiljø."
Spis deg gjennom ferien
"I Sveriges største byer kan du oppleve byen ved å spise deg gjennom sentrum. Bli med på matvandring i Gøteborg!"