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What to Expect the First Year (in Sweden)

People say the first year of everything is actually the hardest. What about the first year living in Sweden? Well, it’s not easy, I must say. But, if you know what to expect, you will know how to deal with that. 1. Bureaucracy Welcome to Sweden! First thing first: get your personnumer and your Swedish […]

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“Learning Swedish isn’t difficult”

If you’re planning on moving to Sweden, you have to start learning Swedish. Yes, Swedes are very good at English, but you really have to know Swedish for many small things! You probably saw the term SFI often, or svenska för invandrare, on many websites. These are free Swedish courses provided by the government, however, […]

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Books that will increase your understanding of Sweden

Books have the ability to open up unknown worlds and adventures for the readers. Newbie blogger Sam introduces two books that deepen his understanding of Sweden, the Swedes and their cultural codex.  The Imigrants by Vilhelm Moberg; A Historical Perspective with modern relevance for Newbies The epic trilogy “The Imigrants” by Vilhelm Moberg is widely available in […]

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