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Decorating your space can truly make it feel lived in and like a home. But when you’re new to a country it can be challenging to know where to buy new items such as furniture and decor. If you are looking for ways to make … Read more about Scandinavian Furniture and Design Aesthetic – Mysteries Unraveled
The northern lights (also known as Aurora Borealis) are the holy grail of skywatching. Magical and mystical. You never really know when, where or if you are going to see them. There are times of the year when the chance of … Read more about Aurora Borealis in Sweden and other winter activities
Halloween and All Saints' Day are both celebrated in Sweden, let's look at the differences. Halloween – a spooky tradition that now haunts Sweden alongside the rest of the world, and All Saints Day – a day of remembrance of … Read more about All You Need to Know About Halloween and All Saints’ Day in Sweden
If you have lived in Sweden for a while, you have probably noticed the typical Swedish red houses and cabins. They are everywhere, from north to south, by a lake, by the sea, on an island, or in the middle of the forest. They … Read more about Swedish red houses, the Dala horse and other goodies from Dalarna in Sweden
Why do Swedes take off their shoes at the front door? Well, let's look into that. Our surroundings influence our culture and what’s normal to some, is odd to others. Places, people, objects, and relationships, all contribute … Read more about Why do Swedes take off their shoes at the front door and other Swedish oddities
Due to its relative proximity, the UK is a popular destination for many expats living in Sweden. Plus, if you’ve already obtained Swedish nationality, you don’t need a visa to visit the UK. However, you might have to apply … Read more about Tips for Visiting the UK from Sweden on a Budget