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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.

Are you “duktig”?

Duktig

In 1977, the twenty-one-year-old writer Inger Edelfeldt published her debut novel: Duktig pojke. Back then it made a sensation, as it told the story of a boy, Jim, who slowly but inexorably realizes that he is gay. This little book has become a sort of classic in modern Swedish literature and it is considered the […]

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Beautiful and boring at Fotografiska

Two new exhibitions at the Stockholm’s main photography centre. Fotografiska, occupying a beautiful industrial building that used to be the customs, runs four major exhibitions and around 20 minor shows a year. Normally you can see from three to five different shows at a time and the selection of photographers varies from the international stars to […]

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Want to go for a fika?

Fika

”Ska vi fika?” when you are asked this question in a Swedish office, the only answer you are supposed to give is ”Yes”. What have you just said “yes” to? Probably to the most common moment of relax in any office worldwide: the coffee break. The Swedes have this little word, Fika. If you wonder […]

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