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I have been an exchange student in Stockholm for one year (in 2017-2018), it never happened to me and I have never seen / heard of it happening to anyone. Note that I was travelling exclusively from and to Arlanda Airport and mostly from and to Geneva (Switzerland, in Europe but not EU), I passed the security checks about 10 times in total.


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It's not necessarily that your phone will be checked therefore your pin code should not need to be removed. If so there is nothing suspicious about you removing your pin code there as you don't know if your phone will be checked. On the Stockholm Arlanda Airport Security Website: Place your plastic bag with liquids in the tray so it is can be seen. Empty ...


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I was able to buy the SL access card and the 7-days pass with the credit card. They asked me for the passport (well, ID), for reason I dunno.(Maybe they needed to check my age?)


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There seems to be a bit of confusion here. Flygbussarna is a bus service to and from airports in Sweden. From Arlanda airport they operate three routes. They all pick up passengers at three stops at the airport and then take the E4 motorway south, after which they separate. Each route has its own stops in and around central Stockholm. The most used line is ...


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It can happen, but it's not a very thorough search at all. It happened to me a few months ago after failing the x-ray. I had booze from an earlier trip still in the sealed bag which of course is very odd. The officer asked for my boarding pass which I of course had in my phone. If I'd have had a physical one then my phone wouldn't have been checked. I ...


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I've lived at the place in Sweden with the most mosquitos and I'm a certified ecologist. Sweden is a fairly large country. To know if Sweden will be "full of mosquitos" where you will be you need to know why there are mosquitos at some places. You can only find mosquitos near water sources like lakes, rivers and bogs. If you're not close to any water then ...


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All places that sell SL Access Cards accept credit/debit cards. Almost all accept cash. You can't buy tickets on busses or on trains. SL has a help page about buying tickets. You can use Mobile Phone Tickets everywhere in Stockholm. Just download the official SL app for your phone. It accepts credit/debit cards and some Swedish payment methods. Ways of ...


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Yes, I bought an SL Access card+travelcard from a manned metro gate with a credit card in February 2019. In May 2018 I bought one with value from the SL Center with a credit card. There is also plenty of retailers that sells SL Access cards and offer topups, probably all of them accept credit cards, at least Pressbyrån does. Check the map here: https://sl....


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Native swede from Stockholm here. Supposedly it is because very few ships from the 17th century are so well-preserved. For many decades the museum was just the ship itself, nothing else. You'd probably have to be quite a bit of a nautical nerd to find that alone interesting for more than 10 minutes. But in the late 80s/early 90s they built a proper museum ...


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I have to completely agree w/user1202136. The story itself is utterly fascinating. Ever have a manager or boss that was so cocksure of themselves that they created requirements and more requirements that eventually "sank" the project? This is that story writ large on the global stage. The icing on the cake is that the evidence for this story is nearly 100% ...


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Adding to the previous answers, the Vasa museum is to me a metaphor on how not to run a project in general. We certainly learned in 333 years how to avoid building a boat that will capsize, but we keep failing at applying the learning to other projects. While visiting the Vasa museum, friends of mine from Berlin couldn't help drawing parallels with the ...


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Like all great museums, the Vasa Museum is an experience more than just a couple of rooms with a lot of old stuff. It is true that the number of exhibits and topics are very limited, but that's a strength, not a weakness - it's an excellently curated collection with a narrow theme, a very strong primary exhibit (the ship itself, which is extremely impressive ...


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As mentioned before, it is a great museum because this is probably the only original ship left from this time. The other "old" sailships/warships you can view in other museums are either much younger, or rebuilds/replicas based on incomplete wrecks or plans. I also liked the fact that the VASA-museum is dedicated to this one ship and it's history only and ...


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We can't help you in whether it's worth your time. That is a decision up to you. What we can do is answering the "Why is the Vasa Museum in Stockholm so Popular?" question. It's not a "how or how not to build ship", there are grand maritime museums for that around the world. The Vasa is a largely intact five hundred year old warship and not only a plain ...


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