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Most common mistakes Newbies make

Getting used to living in another country can be quite difficult and you might be making some mistakes. Swedes have some “rules” that no one tells you about, but can do wrong many times. Are you doing something wrong?  Paying in cash Sweden has the most beautiful banknotes in the world (literally), yet they actually don’t really want you […]

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How you know it’s spring in Sweden

It’s finally happening: days are getting longer, blue skies, it’s getting warmer and warmer and Swedes start to crawl out of their shells! You may have noticed that there are some significant differences happening in Sweden this time of the year. You see people standing everywhere in just the smallest ray of sunlight The street […]

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Neil, UK

Neil Shipley

Neil met a Swede and moved to be with him. The idea was to come for one year to learn about his culture and language. One year became two, then 5 and now 20! Now he is a Managing Director of an international training company, specialist in culture and communication. He also writes the popular blog […]

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