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Bullerby Syndrome: about German love for Swedish life

The ‘American Dream’ has come to an end but the ‘Swedish Dream’ just started. As the story ‘from rags to riches’ stepped back, Sweden’s countryside (and also its cities) burst with immigrants. It boasts people who work on letting their dreams become true, by living in a wooden house quite close to a lake.  Why […]

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How to prevent from tick-borne diseases

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 […]

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Sweden’s new law on sexual offences

Sweden’s statistics on sexual offences has risen since 2012. However, too few of these are reported. To change this trend, the Swedish government has approved a new law that recognizes sex without consent as rape. It comes into effect the 1st of July. What is the new law saying? Sexual offences include a variety of sex-related […]

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The secret behind the red country houses of Sweden

المنازل الريفية الحمراء

The experience of my arrival to Sweden became unforgettable. The never-ending lush green landscapes with beautiful red country houses made an impression on me. Since that day, I have been wondering, why they chose that particular red color? Is it because it contrasts well with the green countryside? Or is it to be found easily […]

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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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