Göteborg Warnings and Dangers

  • AIK hooligans fighting in Göteborg 2007.
    AIK hooligans fighting in Göteborg 2007.
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  • Same again, note the scared family behind the ball
    Same again, note the scared family...
    by Calcio
  • Out of my way!
    Out of my way!
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  • 1. Pick pockets

    I am not sure how to describe this. On two separate occassions have I known two people whom money (cash) have been stolen from them while they are out in the city of Göteborg. I feel so sorry for them...

  • 2. Trams

    Terror is a strong word, but it sounds cool combined with tram :-) But there is a need to be careful if you are not used to trams. People are run over every year because they don't pay heed to them...

  • 3. Food & Drink

    There is no defence so it can't be done, so come mid February just let yourself give in to Team Semla and "try" to enjoy. Don't worry...the "pain" only lasts a couple of days. Mmm...it hurts so...

  • 4. Weather

    Although I would defend Gothenburg against all kinds of accusations I can't really deny that the weather during the autumn and winter is crap. It's raining, it's windy, it's cold and everything is...

  • 5. Etiquette

    Even though every lovely Swedish house Fru owns a sturdy cornbristle broom, this doesn't mean they actually like to use it so unless you wish to suffer a glare so 'icey' it'll freeze the warm cockles...

  • 6. Medicine

    BRING YOUR OWN MEDICINE!!! I had a nasty cold and it's really hard to get over the counter medicine here... you have to see a doctor at the pharmacy. They sold me some weak crap that was only some...

  • 8. Be carefull if you come with a quality bike!

    If you go to visit Göteborg and bring your own, quality bike, don't even think to leave it on the street even for a short time either locked or unlocked, while...

  • 9. Violent supporters

    Normally it’s very safe to see football in Göteborg. Although IFK Göteborg has the biggest group of hooligans in Sweden, you should be very unlucky to get in...

  • 10. Please always wear your seatbelt!

    Another interesting fact we learned at the Volvo safety center:Two couples were going out for a drive in one car. Of the couple in the back seat, the man did...

  • 11. Demonstrators

    If you happen to be there during some big political event or let's say, George W. Bush decides to come back (muhahaha), watch out for demonstrators! In 2001,...

  • 12. Cold ?????

    JP Silke during the very 1st night there ... believe me or not I was sitting beside the bed with my shorts !!!!!!So do not believe if anybody tells you Sweden...

  • 13. Disabled Car Parking Signs

    This is a sign you will expect to see at some car parks, but not all. Make sure you don't park here, handicapped people might not be able to get about as well...

  • 14. Lakerol !!!!

    Lakerol is a trademark of wonderful gummy candies ... but ... but ... what u see in this pic is a flavour that nobody with a minimum taste can bear :-)Please...

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