Baking Sweetness into Scandinavia

‘Baking with History’ This is the motto of Sweden’s oldest large-scale bakery, Pagen, in business since 1878. It was started in by a husband and wife team, who baked their bread and sold in the Tallgatan in Malmo. Anders Pahlsson who was a carpenter before becoming a baker; he was given an ultimatum to choose […]

The Way of the Scandinavian Viking King

Scandinavian Viking History  The Scandinavian countries all have one common link, they are descendants of Vikings. A group of people from the Scandinavian countries who sailed from A.D 800 to the 11th century. They were considered pirates, raiders, traders, and settlers in the British isles. The viking culture was much more than what Europe thought of […]

Natural Resources to help Kobenhavn to the Next Level

A Colorful Kobenhavn Kobenhavn is the capital of Denmark. There is little’ town’ of Nyhavn, a colorful neighborhood buildings on the waterfront. Each house is filled with history because the oldest house dates back to the 1600s. The waterfront neighborhood (constructed by King Christian V) was a way for ships and sailors to travel from the […]

A Hearty Mixture of Old and New Sweden

Southern Sweden, slightly warmer and full of history Southern Sweden is just as beautiful as Norrbotten County; the aerial view of Stockholm shows lush trees and blue ocean can take anyone’s breathe away. During the cultural outings, a few of the classmates explored Gamla Stan. The name itself means “Old Town’ and home to one of the […]

A Small Town With Big Dreams to Grow the Future

I arrived at Luleå, Sweden on Sunday, May 28th. It was an hour cab to a small town called Piteå. Anyone who knows me, they know that I  rather be dinning at a Michelin rated restaurant or taking a cycling class than head to a place that is cold, smaller metropolitan, and the nightlife was […]

5 Countries in 18 Days… (But Who’s Really Counting)

In starting my Chapman EMBA degree, I could have gone two directions; plow through, graduate, and hope my current company gives opportunities after. Or take in every experience the program has to offer, which one do you think I picked? Obviously the later! Through the Arygous Business school, I can go on international business trip […]