Kholiud, Lebanon


Kholiud is from Lebanon and she arrived in Sweden with her husband and young son in January of 2016. What is your story and how did you end up in Sweden? We came as asylum seekers as me and my husband had done a silent revolution against the regime and religious people and as a result achieved the first civil […]

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Meet newbie blogger Sara


The Newbie Guide to Sweden wouldn’t be what it is today if it wasn’t for all of the wonderful volunteers, bloggers and newbies who share their stories, experiences and skills with us. And because of this, we want to do a little shout out for these fabulous people. Today, we introduce Sara Costa – one […]

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Jyoti, India


Jyoti came from India to Sweden in January 2016. She was then living in Bangalore with her husband, they worked non stop, had no kids and were generally enjoying their lived. But they both had a desire to travel the world and so when they got the opportunity to work in Sweden, they decided to take […]

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Odra, Guatemala


Odra is from Guatemala and came to Sweden in September 2016 as she had fallen in love with Tomas, an amazing Swedish guy. We started by asking her what she found hard to adjust to. My home country has very generous weather so the hardest part is the long, cold and dark winter. And obviously being […]

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