Best places to do business in the wired world

Business travelers are as likely to find themselves in Seoul or Bangalore as they are on Sand Hill Road. But where to meet, eat and check e-mail? Not to worry. Our city-by-city list details the best places to get things done, no matter where you are.

Stockholm, Sweden
Stockholm, Sweden
Electrolux, Ericsson, and IBM have a big presence here.

How to get around: The metro, bus, ferries, and trains are all clean, quick, and safe - and use a single ticket system.

Where to find free Wi-Fi: Enjoy strong signal and stunning views at the lakeside Kungstradgarden park.

Where to get a trim: Hair Team (15 Drottninggatan; 46-8-213-556) takes walk-ins for about $40.

Best place to get down to business: Naglo (20 Gustav Adolfs Torg; 46-8-102-757), serving Scandinavian cuisine, attracts lunching executives.

Best place to celebrate closing the deal: Beautiful Operakällaren (Karl den XII's Torg; 46-8-676-5800; has oak carvings and chandeliers dating to 1895. Try the date-glazed quail or the roasted fillet of reindeer.

What you might not know: Swedes are very direct. Don't think it's rude.

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