Stepping into the fish market, I wish I had put more effort into my hair and makeup. Sure, people come here to buy fish — but this is Scandinavia. And as I’m discovering, they do things differently here. Feskekorka literally means “fish church” in Swedish. Built in 1874, this market was designed to look like a Norwegian stave church, with slanted eaves and arched windows — a testament to the importance of fishing in the port city of Gothenburg. But stepping into feskekorka isn’t exactly a trip back in time.

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