Sweden

Tips and Articles in Sweden

9:00 A.M. I plot my day over a complimentary breakfast of homemade yogurt and knäckebröd (crispy bread) at Hotel Anno 1647 (3 Mariagränd; 46-8/442-1680; anno1647.se), housed in a former tobacco and clothing factory in the hip island neighborhood ...
It wasn’t quite Project Runway for Swedish designer Daniel Ostman. A cabinetmaker by training, he made his name serendipitously a few years ago with a handful of Christmas gifts he sewed himself; now his signature striped scarves, hats, and robes ...
WHERE TO STAY The 367-year-old Grythyttan Inn (2 Prästgatan; 46591/63300; grythyttan.com; doubles from $170, including breakfast; dinner for two $177) is hands down the area’s most charming hotel and a pilgrimage site for gourmands from Stockholm...
France www.autoroutes.fr Unusual Traffic Rules Police have the authority to collect fines of up to $455 on the spot. Drivers going more than 24 mph over the speed limit can have their licenses confiscated. Speed Limit 50 kmh (30 mph) in...
You’re sitting in a hip Tokyo cafe, having a fish cake and sake. Your server has been especially attentive, so when the check arrives, you think nothing of pulling out some extra yen and leaving a healthy 20 percent tip. But suddenly things go hor...
Mexico At midnight, those who hope to travel run in and out of the front door 12 times, suitcase in hand. Philippines Villagers bang loudly on pots and pans to drive out evil spirits. Brazil Clans who live on the coast jump seven waves and...
See our Eco-Friendly Guide to Paris, London and Stockholm slideshow. With some of the most progressive capitals in the world, Europe makes eco-travel easy—provided you know where to look. For this new series, T+L partnered with Greenopia, the lea...
Germany Hefeweizen may be the national mainstay, but the 1809 Berliner Weisse is no ordinary German wheat beer: it has a tart and ultra-tangy flavor. Dr. Fritz Briem Brewery; bierkraft.com; from $6. France Brewer Daniel Thiriez crafts his...