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  • Hey guys!

  • So today we're going to IKEA

  • Because that's an adventure in my eyes

  • I'm here with my friend Mary

  • She's very nice, she can drive

  • That's pretty much why she's here

  • We're listening to High School Musical

  • Just having a good time

  • Yeah, let's go

  • So I've just been informed that there are some parts of Canada where you have to drive for 8 hours to get to an IKEA

  • Saskatoon

  • Saskatoon?

  • Didn't know that was a place

  • Rule number one of IKEA

  • Is don't come when everyone else is coming

  • Because you will not find parking and you will spend ages struggling

  • We're here on a Thursday at 11am

  • Soooo everyone's probably at work

  • Okay so we've made it to IKEA

  • It's very windy, it's a very unpleasant day

  • Welcome to the UK

  • There are some parts of the world where they don't have IKEA

  • Did you know that there are only 26* countries where they have IKEA

  • So this is IKEA

  • It's a Swedish furniture shop which is famous for selling cheap furniture that you take home in flat packs and put together yourself

  • As you enter IKEA you see loads of different rooms which are designed with the furniture that they have to sell

  • I think it's fun to go through them and imagine if you'd like to live in a house like that

  • For example, I'm not too keen on this living room, I don't really like the colours

  • What do you guys think?

  • Look they've glued these shut

  • So you don't steal their damn biscuits

  • To buy from IKEA you steal a little pencil like this one

  • And you write down the serial number for the items you want

  • And at the end of your shop you pick up the flat pack with the same serial number from the storage room

  • I'll show you guys the storage room soon

  • So now that we're all pretty much on the same page about what IKEA actually is

  • Let's get on with some fun facts

  • Apparently IKEA is building it's own town near London

  • Which will contain shops, schools, theaters, a hotel and flat pack housing for 6,000 people

  • What the hell like who thought of this, like who made... Who made this up?

  • Mary is loving these shower curtains, look at her

  • Here's another one for ya

  • In Sweden, IKEA's a pretty big deal

  • Like I can't really remember going to anyone's house and not seeing anything from IKEA

  • There are even IKEA busses which are specifically designed to take you into IKEA

  • To those of you who complain about getting lost, there are literally arrows like this everywhere

  • Like what are you doing? Just look down

  • Look at this nerd she doesn't even realise she's being recorded

  • Idiot

  • Even though I don't really buy furniture

  • I actually have a lot of fun going to IKEA

  • I really love going through everything and just looking at all the different rooms

  • I don't really know why, maybe I'm a boring person

  • Okay but look at this your mind is about to be blown

  • What the hell

  • It's a Transformer lamp

  • Whaaat

  • Ugh, none of this stuff is gonna be as cool as THAT

  • So this is like a compact apartment

  • So it's specifically made for really small flats

  • And it shows like all these little....

  • Like it's a tiny place but there's actually lots of stuff in it

  • It's pretty clever

  • Okay so listen to this

  • The store was originally founded in 1943

  • By a 17 year old

  • What, I'm 19 and I haven't done anything

  • I'm wearing pyjamas right now

  • Here's a nice one for you

  • Through it's partnership with Save The Children and UNICEF

  • IKEAs provided over 12 million kids in 46 countries with better schools, teachers and learning materials

  • That's nice

  • That's rude

  • Then you get to my favourite section which is the kids section, full of toys! Yeah!

  • This was our main reason for coming, these meatballs are delicious

  • Here is that storage room that we talked about

  • It's where you find all the flat packs with all the numbers you've written down

  • Here's a fun fact

  • For a very short time I lived in a town called Lycksele

  • You're about to see it, about to see it

  • Whaaat

  • That right there, Lycksele

  • I'm pretty much a celebrity now

  • And then you go and you stand in very long queues for hours

  • Unless you're a genius like us and come when no one else's come

  • Then you get to the second food section, which is my favourite section of all of IKEA

  • In Sweden during Easter, instead of getting chocolate eggs we get these cardboard eggs and fill them with sweets ourselves

  • This is where I spend most of my money, I love this section, it brings me back home

  • It's got all the things I really miss except that ew

  • In Sweden it's normal for kids to have sweets on Saturdays

  • We call it "lördagsgodis"

  • Pick and mix is a pretty big deal in Sweden

  • So that's pretty much it for today's video

  • It's very windy, it's very unpleasant

  • I hope you enjoyed it, let me know if you want me to make more videos like this

  • Thank you, bye!

Hey guys!

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Mikan Takes You To IKEA ☆

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