So you’ve just been given an admission for your undergraduate, postgraduate or doctoral studies in Sweden and you are super excited! You will be leaving your home country to study “abroad”. But after the excitement comes reality. And a move from an Africa country to Sweden can be a bit of a challenge. There are […]
Hi all newbies and oldies! My name is Motee Govindani. I have been living in Sweden for 2 years now and I’m originally from Thailand. When I first moved to Sweden I saw that everything here is much more expensive than in my home country. But doesn’t have to be very expensive if you know how to live cheap in […]
To tell a Swede that you are not a big fan of the bun semla (semlor in plural) – might be considered sacrilegious and semlor are sold pretty much everywhere during January and February. But what is a semla, why is it such a big deal and how do you eat one? Semlor (also called fastlagsbulle) are cardamom-scented […]
In all cultures, there is an element of predicatability. Some things that you can feel will always happen. Things that give you a sense of security because you can depend on them. And once you know about them, you feel slightly more integrated into society. In Sweden, it’s pancakes. On Thursdays. In most lunch restaurants and every […]
Sanjoo is a 44 year old concept developer, event organizer, food teacher and tour guide to India, who’s lived in Sweden for 18 years.