Vasa Warship – The symbol of the “Swedish Empire” in Stockholm

Swedish warship built between 1626 and 1627. The ship foundered into her maiden voyage on 10 August 1628. The ship was salvaged with a largely intact hull in 1961. During the recovery, thousands of artifacts and the remains of people by marine archaeologists. The warship Vasa was built on the orders of the King of Sweden Gustavus […]

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Ursaab – Saab’s first automobile in Trollhättan

The first of four prototype cars made by Saab AB, which at that time was solely an aeroplane manufacturer, leading to production of the first Saab car, the Saab 92 in 1949. The company made four prototypes, 92001 through to 92004, before designing the production model. The name “Ursaab” means “original Saab”. The aim was to design […]

Roxette – The debut studio album in Stockholm

Pearls of Passion by Swedish pop duo Roxette, originally released on cassette and vinyl on 31 October 1986 in Scandinavia and Canada. The record was an immediate commercial success in Sweden, peaking at number two on the albums chart, and going on to sell over 200,000 copies by the end of 1987. However, it failed to chart […]