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Settle in Sweden within 1 year

Have you considered moving to Sweden alone? Are you worried about the language, culture, job opportunities, cost of living etc? It can be extremely daunting to move from one place to another. However, life is short but remember that preparation is key and adaptation comes next.  Do your homework, measure the risk and reward. If […]

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Swedish Worklife – Stories from International Founders, Freelancers and those with Fresh ideas

Tetiana Siianko talking on stage

This weekly interview blog by Barry O’Brien, aims to highlight the stories of those who have come to Sweden and shaped their business life, delivering new services, fresh ideas and professional standards to the Swedish market and beyond. We hope it helps to motivate you to achieve great things here! #4. Tetiana Siianko –Doer and hustler! […]

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Most common mistakes Newbies make

Getting used to living in another country can be quite difficult and you might be making some mistakes. Swedes have some “rules” that no one tells you about, but can do wrong many times. Are you doing something wrong?  Paying in cash Sweden has the most beautiful banknotes in the world (literally), yet they actually don’t really want you […]

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Market Validation

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In collaboration with StartUp Marketing Sweden Around 96% of businesses shut down within 10 years of opening, which might be fine if you are looking to make some quick money, but if you want to build a strong, stable, brand and business that will become your career, you need to research the local market and […]

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Beating the winter blues in Stockholm

The festivities are over at Littlebearabroad HQ. The twinkling strings of lights have been taken down and we’re bracing ourselves for the bitterly cold months of January and February in Stockholm. The kids are sick of wearing their winter-overalls and are just… well, sick. In collaboration with LittleBearAbroad Parents all over Stockholm are dreaming of […]

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Littlebearabroad – the Parental Guide to Sweden

Littlebearabroad helps international families feel at home in Sweden by organizing events and meet ups. Their aim is to make the expat experience more family-orientated, in which every member of the family is supported in their transition to a new life in Stockholm. Where? Stockholm What? Events and meet ups to support the integration of the whole […]

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Medborgarskolan

Presented by Medborgarskolan Medborgarskolan is a non-profit association that offers Swedish courses as well as cultural activities all over Sweden. Their ambition is to stimulate the search for knowledge and to encourage individual creativity and social involvement. Medborgarskolan is a non-party political and non-religious organization. At Medborgarskolan you will find Swedish courses Free Swedish and orientation courses […]

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Build a network with ÖppnaDörren

ÖppnaDörren has one simple but powerful goal: making newcomers and Swedes meet. They are convinced that many of the challenges newcomers face during their initial time in Sweden can be overcome if newcomers are enabled to build social and professional networks at an early stage. Since the launch of ÖppnaDörren in November 2015, they have […]

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