A sample of Swedes are living their dream. Their message? Action your dream into reality. Live it. Love it. Find solutions. And actualize it.Read more
There’s no beating about the bush with Swedish Fia Gulliksson of Östersund—a woman on a mission. She is all about three things; people, passion and produce. She tells us how she brought Östersund, her regional area of Sweden, to international acclaim through sheer will and determination.Read more
Katarin Riimpi: “I am from Northern Sweden. And I will give you a small present today. A little bit of my heart, and a little bit of the Arctic nature”.Read more
Five years ago, the Minister for rural affairs, Eskil Erlandsson, had an idea. No plan, just a vision. A vision to make Sweden ‘The New Culinary Nation’ of Europe. And people laughed. But this is the vision of which VisitSweden’s Ami Hovstadius is Communications manager. But today?Read more
In live streaming from Shanghai, Yi Ta Chang of ?What If! Innovation Partners speaks about the Chinese traveller of today—and tomorrow. His multisector work experience allows him insights otherwise not possible. He updates the World Food Travel Summit on the Chinese tourist of 2013.Read more
The theme of the 2013 conference is ‘The New Wave in Food Tourism’, 4 days of inspiration, connecting and growth for thought leaders in the world’s food, drink, tourism & hospitality industries. 24 inspirational speakers and 300 delegates from around the world are in attendance.
Last night, Gothenburg hosted the kickoff to the World Food Travel Summit 2013—four days of inspiration, connecting & growth for the world’s thought leaders on food, drink, tourism & hospitality. The opening reception was held in City Hall Börsen and celebrated the ‘Try Swedish’ culinary campaign.Read more
A sustainable way to live and eat — does it exist?
This is a question raised by Gabriella Silfwerband of Future Perfect, a collaboration platform with an aim to increase engagement in sustainable living. Based in Stockholm, Future Perfect is working to create ‘conversations’ and is collaborating with writer, curator and activist Jan Åman, the notable Swedish social entrepreneur. Tonight we are at a forum and dinner. Topic?Read more
If in Lidköping, or even passing, the Rörstrand Museum is now the place to go to have lunch. Eat from Rörstrand porcelain plates. Drink tea from Rörstand designed cups. Then take a fun tour of the exhibition in the adjoining new museum (opened March 2008). This is where you will get the bigger picture.Read more
Sámi people have had their everyday reindeer ‘suovas’ awarded ‘Presidia’ status by Slow Food Presidia. Why? Suovas is a unique product found only in Sápmi. And it encapsulates the Sápmi way of living with nature. But what exactly is this suovas?Read more