Our volunteers

There is always a lot of work to do on The Newbie Guide to Sweden and helping us, are a group of absolutely fantastic volunteers. They help the content come to life, reach new audiences and gives us a day to day insight in what it is like to be a newbie in Sweden.


Natalia Faria

Natalia Faria, Community Manager

Natalia parachuted in to Sweden by chance and by love. A journalist by trait, she is currently doing a Master’s degree at Stockholms Universitet. Natalia volunteers as community manager for The Newbie Guide to Sweden and brings her knack for visual marketing to their social media marketing by creating fabulous, fun and engaging communication to help Newbies better understand and adapt to Swedish life. Natalia is a hugger by (Brazilian) nature, loves chocolate and believes in kindness.


Liam Aljundi

Liam Aljundi, Translator

Liam is twenty years old and graduated from high school 2014 in Turkey. Currently he is redoing a more advanced program (International Baccalaureate Diploma) in Västerås. He has a great love for Mathematics and chemistry (science geek!) and is also interested in Metaphysics.  He is a volleyball player and loves camping, hiking, biking and traveling.



Lydia Hallie

Lydia Hallie – Super blogger, vlogger and Instagrammer

Lydia, is an 18 year old from the Netherlands who moved to Stockholm after finishing high school. She loves yoga and running, and is planning on studying Biomedicine in Sweden next year. But until then, she is simply enjoying learning about the Swedish way of life and getting to know the city and people a bit better!