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Trading Places

Powered by the wind and aided by the latest information technology, New Dawn Traders take cargo shipping back to its roots, as founder Alexandra Geldenhuys explains, by transporting rum and chocolate around the world in a traditional sail ship.

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Lagom #5

With Lagom #5, you’ll notice a new focus on travel and discovery, as we visit a cocktail bar at the back of a Mac repair shop in London, try sapas at Juuri, Helsinki, and discover Riga’s rising creative community, independent brands, and role as an up-and-coming location for foodies in a piece written by Benji Knewman’s editor Agnese Kleina. In another collaboration with our indie publishing friends, we explore Prague’s blossoming specialty coffee scene in a 30-page feature penned by Standart’s editor Michal Molčan.

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Carving among Icebergs

We visit carver Kim Kristensen’s studio nestled high on the hills of Greenland’s west coast, and discover his passion for carving and carrying on Greenlandic tradition.

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January Finds

It's a new year, and we're happy to share with you our new product finds, which are in no short supply.

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Workspace: Ugmonk

Jeff Sheldon takes us behind the scenes of design-centric clothing and accessory brand Ugmonk.

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Whisky Talk: 6 phrases you should never say

As New Year’s Eve approaches, you may be tempted to reach for a glass of whisky to bring in Hogmanay. But when it comes to discussing whisky, you might find it all to easy to utter some controversial words about Scotland’s most famed beverage. Fortunately, Drew Nicolson of Whisky Blendler is here to help keep those embarrassing dinner party outbursts to a minimum.

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Keeping it Sweet

Maryse St-Amand and Julie-Anne Cassidy delve into a little-known Canadian tradition and meet the men who’ll ensure that Quebec’s historic sugar shacks won’t meet a sticky end.

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Lagom Christmas Playlist 2016

We’ve put together the first ever Lagom playlist for this Christmas. Some of the tracks are Christmassy, some of them are more wintery, but we think they'll all make you feel festive.

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Jogging Stockholm

Surrounded by water and open spaces, it’s little wonder that jogging is such a popular pastime in Sweden’s capital. Turkey-born, Stockholm-based jazz musician Robert Ikiz shares some of the best locations to run around the city.

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Old Schmuck cold brew cocktail recipe

California-based Outpost Coffee share their sweet and spicy cold brew cocktail recipe with us — perfect for Christmas time.

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Terrific results from our Black Friday sale – thank you!

We decided to do something different for Black Friday and raised money for charities instead of profits. Here's how we did.

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December finds

Christmas is nearly here and if you’re anything like us, you still have a few last minute presents to get. Finding quality products to give to loved ones as a gift for Christmas can be time-consuming – but don’t worry, because we’ve done the leg-work for you.

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Doing Black Friday the right way

We’ve been giving some serious thought about whether or not to do something for Black Friday / Cyber Monday. This year we’re going to take part, but we’re going to try and do some good at the same time.

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Using GIFs to sell houses

Ah, the humble GIF. A remnant of the early days of the web that disappeared for a while only to return for comedic purposes and stay well and truly put in our online lives, it might’ve just grown up: today, Swedish real estate website Nooks is launching its first ever GIF-powered home ad.

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November Finds

We’ve gathered some truly beautiful, functional, unique, and inspiring products for this month’s ‘Finds’. From a Bluetooth speaker to a camera bag, you might want to start making that Christmas list sooner rather than later.

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