What makes Sweden innovative?

We talked to two of the most influential people from Stockholm’s start-up scene about how the country produces world-competing companies, and what makes Sweden’s innovation culture unique. A central aspect of the Swedish way of life is following the “Law of Jante”. The term, first introduced in the 1933 novel, A […]

Philadelphia ranked as one of the best “foodie cities” in the United States

WalletHub ranked Philadelphia No. 19 overall for diversity, quality, affordability, and availability of gourmet cuisine. Aside from placing 19th overall, the city was also ranked No. 1 for affordability and accessibility of top-rated restaurants and second for the number of grocery stores in the city.   Read more here: https://www.thedp.com/article/2019/10/philadelphia-penn-upenn-foodie-city-food-ranking-coffee

Sweden at the epicentre of the growing flight shame movement

Last month, the youth of Philadelphia could be seen striking in the center city as a part of the global climate strike started by Swedish youth activist Greta Thunberg. Some Swedish airports have now reported a decline in travellers, which some activists attribute to the “Greta effect,” and the growing […]

Legal Tech at Larsson & Scheuritzel P.C.

Larsson & Scheuritzel P.C. is one of Philadelphia’s foremost law firms in the practice areas of commercial real estate, corporate transactions, and construction litigation, with clients ranging from small, local entrepreneurs to U.S. operations of large international companies. They are one of SACC Philadelphia’s two-crown members, and a couple of […]

Lauren Swartz, the City of Philadelphia

Lauren Swartz is the Senior Director of International Business for the City of Philadelphia. Originally from Minnesota, Lauren spent three years in Copenhagen for studies and work before she moved to Philadelphia in 2005. Lauren is attending Stockholm Tech Week at the beginning of September to promote the city of […]

Food, life and conversations around the kitchen table

Fellow Philadelphian and Swede Amy von Sydow Green’s latest book Systrarna von Sydow, maten, livet och samtalen runt köksbordet, that she has written together with her sister Ebba Kleberg and mother Helen von Sydow, gives us more than 50 flavourful recipes for any occasion mixed with smart and personal tips on […]

For music lovers in Sweden and Philadelphia

Summertime is the time for music festivals and concerts! Let’s extend the summer with some great concerts! We have listed some of the best concerts in Philadelphia and Sweden in September. Philadelphia September 6th Brandi Carlile Location: The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Ave, Philadelphia, PA. Time: 6PM September 10th Of […]

Looking for a low-cost flight to Europe? Look elsewhere!

The low-cost airline Norwegian Air has cancelled 25% of their U.S winter flights to Europe. Norwegian Air has been operating since 1993 and is a fast-growing European carrier. Norwegian is currently flying to 19 different locations in the US, but that is about to change. Norwegian Air recently announced that they […]