Swedish Tourist Association offers “Dial a Random Swede”

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Stockholm, Sweden - Have you ever wanted to visit Sweden?

Well, now you can and not by going down to Ikea. Just let your fingers do the walking...

Yeah, now you can call "the Swedish number" and talk to a random Swede all thanks to the Swedish Tourist Association.

You can talk about anything really, but we decided to give it a try just to see what kind of hot topics would come up.

Well, actually we reached "Mary from Stockholm" so we asked her what's so special about Sweden?

"We have the Ice Hotel in the north. I think that's very unique to Sweden."

Okay, what about the food?

"I want to say Swedish meatballs, of course."

Yeah, so what else is cool in Sweden?

"Well, the public transportation system is really good in Sweden, especially in the cities. After that, not so good. But where it's coldest, yes."

So why do they call it The Land of the Midnight Sun?

"In the summertime, we have lots of daylight, we do. I live in Stockholm so maybe we have 3 or 4 hours of darkness."

Is there anything else we should know about Swedes?

"In Sweden, we are really obsessed about the weather. And we are talking a lot about the weather."

Hey, you can learn a lot from a random Swede!

Well, it's all Greek to us but maybe we'll call again.

Ya gotta love a random Swede!