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Julieta Spoerer

I was born in Sweden but it was a fluke that I ended up here. My mother was a political refugee and had all of 20 minutes to decide which country to go to once she could no longer stay in her native Chile. Thanks to her I am parts Swede and parts South American and believe in the good that can come out of people moving beyond borders. I work with words and digital marketing for a living and run the company Caligraph Communication. You can find out about it at www.caligraph.se

How to survive the Swedish winter

Swedish winter and how to survive it

We are sure you’ve noticed – winter has well and truly arrived in Sweden. Temperatures have been hitting rock bottom for the last couple of weeks with arctic Russian winds coming in over the country. So with the cold biting at our cheeks, a post about how to survive the Swedish winter is just the thing. Dress warmly […]

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International Christmas Quiz

Christmas Quiz

Christmas is soon to come and even though The Newbie Guide to Sweden writes about life in Sweden – we think it’s only fair to test our Newbies knowledge of Christmas traditions around the world. So let’s get international in true Christmas spirit! And just so you are warned this is a difficult one.

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