The Newbie Team

The Newbie Team posts news, tips and general goodness that can be useful for all Newbies. We always try to find Newbie related information that will help all Newbies on their new life in Sweden. Please let us know if there is something you wish we'd write more about and we will try to add it to our repertoire.

The Masked Crusader

This post was written by Letty The New Normal Blog 2 in which our intrepid Observer delves into the murky world of mask wearers and confronts the prejudices of the Naked Facers. There’s  also a bit about getting your hair cut. OK, so what bit about wearing a mask do people not understand and why […]

Read More

Entertainment in Sweden: What’s popular?

Advertised by Paradigm Digital Living in another country always offers an abundance of exciting new things to do and see, and Sweden is certainly no different. If you’re considering starting a new life in Sweden, you will surely want to know about the country’s entertainment scene. So, check out the following types of popular Swedish […]

Read More

Don’t Stand So Close To Me

A beginner’s guide to The New Normal. Focusing on Stockholm, this is the first of three blogs written from a bemused Irish woman, as she attempts to understand the Swedish reaction to COVID–19.There are no answers, only observations.  ” It’s a long road that has no turning. “ This blogpost was written by Letty. It’s […]

Read More

Kickstart your freelance career in Sweden


Presented by Are you moving to Sweden and feeling nervous about your career options? Or maybe you already live there and want to give your career a boost or a breath of fresh air? If that is the case, then there are several great options for Swedes and foreigners alike to get a good […]

Read More

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Sweden: Updates and Q&A

Coronavirus in Sweden: Updates and Q&A

We know that lack of information, language barrier, and feeling uncertain makes the current situation even more difficult for Newbies in Sweden. That’s why we decided to create a list of reliable sources that report information regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) status in English, as well as post short summaries from Swedish media. What are the most […]

Read More