Meeting the locals is a piece of cake in Gothenburg

From jogging in a nature reserve to joining in the Scandi ritual of fika, a new initiative in west Sweden gives visitors the chance to connect with the inhabitants

Party central: Gothenburg voted world’s most sociable city

When it comes to getting social, Gothenburg leads the way, according to a new survey, which also reveals New Yorkers eat out the most and Madrid loves to party – but London fails to make top 20

10 of the best sculpture parks in Europe

Picturesque and thought-provoking, art and the natural landscape combine beautifully at these city, coastal and countryside parks

Gothenburg city guide: what to visit plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels

With its sun-dappled islands, waterways, cobbled streets and laid-back vibe, Sweden’s second city is a must-visit in spring and summer