Food in Pitea

Wendy’s and my favorite past time in Pitea was eating. For lunch, we ate at the Thai Restaurant across from our hotel. I had Thai Fried rice with tofu and vegetables. Wendy had green chicken curry. Both were really spicy but oh so tasty and satisfying!! We were full after!         But […]

Center for Internet Excellence in Oulu, Finland

Our visit to the University of Oulu’s Center of Internet Excellence (CIE) in Oulu, Finland opened my eyes to Scandinavian people’s focus on collaboration, cooperation, and open communication. The center facilitates interactions among businesses to develop technologies and innovations together and help them to grow in international markets. They make strong investments in research and […]

TOP 10 Swedish Sustainable Brands of 2011

1. Coop- retail chain, grocery 2. ICA- retail store, grocery/market/convenience store 3. Volvo- heavy equipment, cars, trucks 4. Arla- milk, dairy 5. Ikea- furniture 6. Lantmännen- energy and agriculture 7. Saab- car 8. Skånemejerier- cooperative, dairy products 9. Systembolaget- liquor store 10. Bilprovningen- motor vehicle inspection company It appears that the top sustainable brands are […]