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Open Preschools in Sweden: the perfect hangout for you and your baby, toddler or preschooler

If you are arriving in Sweden with a baby or young child, you will no doubt be keen to find activities to fill their days with almost from the get go.  Sweden’s fantastic network of öppna förskolor (open preschools) can be a wonderful place to start. Open preschools (sometimes known in English as ‘stay and […]

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Swedish Worklife – Stories from International Founders, Freelancers and those with Fresh ideas

Tetiana Siianko talking on stage

This weekly interview blog by Barry O’Brien, aims to highlight the stories of those who have come to Sweden and shaped their business life, delivering new services, fresh ideas and professional standards to the Swedish market and beyond. We hope it helps to motivate you to achieve great things here! #4. Tetiana Siianko –Doer and hustler! […]

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How to Save (a little bit of) Money in Sweden

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It’s a common knowledge, I think, that living in Sweden is not cheap. According to a data from Numbeo (February 7, 2018), “Cost of living in Sweden (rent is excluded), is 15.47% higher than in United States.” However, thanks to the Swedish ways of life, there are some things that we can do to save […]

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Foreigner faux-pas

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There are things that are just not done in Sweden and things that you definitely do. Here are a few I have picked up on… mostly the hard way. Recycling Swedes are very environmentally conscious, and recycling is a huge ordeal. My first week, I remember lugging all my recyclables down the street to the […]

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5 Apps You Should Have When in Sweden

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When it comes to technology, Sweden is among the top countries to make the most of it. No wonder the country is getting more and more tech savvy every day. Therefore, acting like the real millennial generation (who relies on mobile application quite a lot) is one of the reasonable options when living in Sweden. […]

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