Yay Scandinavia!

Oh, Scandinavia! Every company that we visited in Scandinavia displayed similar values: collaboration, social responsibility, green / eco-friendly initiatives. By utilizing hydro-power, wind-power, natural cooling, spruce bark, natural ingredients, talent and technological advances have positioned Scandinavia to be a world-leader in various market segments. By harnessing their natural resources and talent, their competitive advantage and edge […]

Adventures Ahead: From Los Angeles to Stockholm

The itinerary for our trip consists of visits to Pitea, Stockholm, Copenhagen, and Oslo. Having never traveled to Sweden, Denmark or Norway before, it will be an adventure! I can’t wait to see the midnight sun, and experience the beautiful Scandinavian cityscapes. A group of us are going early to explore Stockholm before the official […]

Next Stop: the classy city “Stockholm”

    Our next stop in Scandinavia is the gorgeous city, Stockholm. Stockholm is an very unique city because it is built on islands and surrounded by water. We took the SJ train from Gothenburg in the early morning, however, there was an accident that cause us arrived in Stockholm 1.30 hours later than our […]

Sunday’s celebration in Finland

We were just walking on the streets of Helsinki and then there they were, they could not be ignored. Who in the world can ignore a procession of beautiful women in the streets of Helsinki, adorned with the most shinny and colorful ornaments, blasting the whole town with a variety of Brazilian music and gyrating […]

A video for everyone

Thanks all my classmates that made this trip unforgettable! We made a video to memorize this supercalifragilisticexpialidocious two weeks! Enjoy!!! http://animoto.com/play/5J8srPk1St2HoSDwMNqlHgt  

Lulea and Facebook

We had the opportunity of listening, to Matz Engman; He told us love a story of Facebook and Lulea and how Lulea managed to become Facebook’s first choice for a data center. Lulea had to compete with other cities across the world for this to happen. This was not easy being a small town. State […]

Kai Brach

When Kai was giving as a speech on his journey I could not help but be awed at how strong and disciplined he must be and what will power. Not many people can start to publish by self teaching. Kai went on lynda.com and learnt a lot about designing and editing almost all that he had to […]

Kukkolaforsen

We visited Kukkolaforsen, it is one of the most beautiful places in Sweden and borders Finland. Since Finland is ahead in time the locals usually joke that they are looking into the future when they look across to Finland. Finland and Sweden are separated by the Tornio River. Kukkolaforsen has a lot of history. We […]

See you soon! Scandinavia!

Scandinavian culture is incredible. I truly believe that the United States could learn a lot from the way Swedish people live, act, and do business. The most key take-a-ways about the culture are how humble they are and how much they care about the rest of the world. Their civic duty is limitless and that […]

The Nobel Museum

  If you visit Stockholm, you can visit the Nobel Museum. There is a 20 minute tour on Albert Nobel. He was born in Sweden and separated from his father at a very young age only to be reunited with him in Russia at the age of nine. Although Albert Nobel wanted to be come […]