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Bloody Volvo drivers! Surviving Sweden’s Roads

Getting a driver’s license in Sweden is a lengthy, expensive and complicated process. It is such an achievement to finally hold that license aloft that some Swede’s even proudly put it on their CV. But this long lis

Bloody Volvo drivers! Surviving Sweden’s Roads

Getting a driver’s license in Sweden is a lengthy, expensive and complicated process. It is such an achievement to finally hold that license aloft that some Swede’s even proudly put it on their CV. But this long list

Get the skinny on Sweden’s pagan parties

A long, dark and frigid winter sends many parts of Sweden into a sort of hibernation. After months battling ice and perpetual gloom it is only natural that the first signs of spring bring an explosion of celebration and

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Sweden: heavy snow storm shuts down Stockholm buses, 1 mil stranded. http://bit.ly/dN9qSY #worldnomads

almost 6 years ago

#Sweden: Two explosions in downtown Stockholm - One dead, two injured http://ow.ly/3nJxD

almost 6 years ago

Recommended vaccinations for Stockholm

  • Diphtheria

    Diphtheria is a serious throat infection, which infects from person-to-person through the air. The vaccination should be less than 10 years old otherwise a booster is needed.

    Tetanus

    Tetanus is a complication to wounds contaminated by soil. If there has been a vaccination within the past 10 years it is not necessary to give a booster in case of wounds and accidents. Tetanus vaccinations are usually given in combination with diphtheria vaccine. If you are previously vaccinated, the vaccine can be given right up to departure.

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Is is safe to walk in historical area of Stockholm late at night?

Nikita, Phil from the worldnomads.com safety hub here. Sweden as a whole has a pretty low crime rate, and Stockholm is one of the safest cities in the world,... read more »
over 4 years ago

Is it safe to walk in most popular streets in Stockholm for a non white person?

Yazeid, by all reports Stockholm can be a bit confronting for non-Swedes, especially for people 'of middle-eastern appearance'. Many people of North African ... read more »
over 5 years ago

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