This post was written by our blogger Letty. Setting: Belfast, N.Ireland. Kitchen of my friend’s house. August. Evening. Raining “Marie we’ve been invited to a party in Sweden” ( Lie Number 1) “Really? Are you sure you are not looking for an excuse to see that guy again?” “No. The weather is meant to be […]
Ever wondered what living in Sweden is like? Let’s take a look!
Mångfaldsfestivalen (The Celebration of Diversity) is organised by and for asylum seekers and other migrants, and their Swedish friends. As the Swedish weather is getting worse by the day and the sun is disappearing, we invite you to enjoy our multiple cultures, explore, have fun and make new friends, so we can be in great […]
If you are a newbie who enjoys being in nature, you must visit The Abisko National Park in Lapland. Abisko is one of the oldest natural parks in Sweden, a cultural landscape with an easily accessible mountain valley with rich flora. The views you get are spectacular and the variety of trails are perfect for […]
A guide to where our tax money goes and the pros and cons of a high tax society. Sweden has a progressive income tax and income thresholds are regulated each year. On each earning over this figure you will also pay national income taxes, with the money going to the state. Tax on an income […]
Despite its petite size, Lund is the home for many interesting regular events. From January to December, there are always some things going on in Lund. I put a compilation of events in Lund below so you can mark your calendar and plan everything in advance like Swedes do
Did you get accepted for a Ph.D. position in Sweden? Or are you a new Ph.D. student? Moved for a postdoc? Or maybe your spouse is in academia? Then keep reading. The Swedish academic system is rather unique. Following your passion for science often requires that you move to another country. For many researchers, including […]
Finally, summer and time to enjoy the outdoors! But it is also time for protection. This is because summer is also the time when tick-borne infections such as TBE (tick-borne encephalitis) and Borrelia (Lyme Borrelios) get more common. Here is some useful information about both. Quick facts about TBE (from Fasting.nu) TBE is spreading both […]