Gothenburg: Going green in Sweden's wildest city
"Long neglected by tourists in favour of Stockholm, this coastal city has become increasingly popular with Britons in recent years, in large part because of its garden scene."
Why Sweden's second city - Gothenburg - is a must-visit
"Sweden’s second-largest city is often overshadowed by the capital, Stockholm. But the popularity of Gothenburg—birthplace of Volvo (and Alicia Vikander), home to Michelin-star restaurants, picturesque architecture, sophisticated bar culture, renowned galleries and art museums, and designer shops—has exploded in the last few years."
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."
Gothenburg voted world´s most sociable city
"Gothenburg has been named the world’s most sociable city, according to a new study looking into the social behaviour and attitudes of residents in 39 destinations."
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."
Skandinaviska artiklar och reportage
Tre heftige dager i Gøteborg
"Jeg digger Sverige! Det siste året har jeg vært i flere byer og områder som har truffet meg midt i hjertet. Vårt naboland har så mye å by på av varme og vennlighet."
José drømmer om sushi
"Sushirestauranten Hoze i Göteborg har seks plasser – og tre måneder venteliste."
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!"