Lösgodis

Lösgodis is various kinds of candy (see photos) that are sold separatly. People pick their favourites and put them in a “candy bag” or a “candy cup” before they weigh it and pay for it. In Sweden people eat quite a lot of sweets and candy. Or as we call it: lösgodis (or smågodis). 2009Continue reading “Lösgodis”

The Gothenburg trams

The city of Gothenburg is well known for its blue trams. They’ve been a part of the city since 1902, and each year over 147 million people travel with these trams. In 1879 horses played a big part in peoples life, especially since horse and carriage was the only form of transportation. In 1902 theContinue reading “The Gothenburg trams”

Ikea

IKEA is a Swedish multinational company that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture, kitchen appliances, home accessories and other useful goods. The company was founded in 1943 by Ingvar Kamprad, who at the time was only 17 years old. The company name, IKEA, is an acronym of Kamprad’s initial (I K) with those of Elmtaryd (theContinue reading “Ikea”