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The Most Surprising Things for Newbies in Sweden

Depending on where you come from, Swedish culture can be more (or less) different from what you are familiar with. In any case, Sweden comes with unique characteristics that are continuously shaped by societal norms and expectations. Here are 10 surprising things in Sweden. Presented by Discover Media You Can Camp Anywhere Allemansrätten is among […]

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Brexit: Comments & Survival Kit

If you are one of the 20 000 of the Brits living in Sweden and you want to know what is going on with Brexit, learn about the proposed agreement between the Swedish government and the UK and see what will it mean in practice.  All the information comes from Migrationverket and The Local Sweden Healthcare & Driving License It’s […]

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Top 10 Furniture/ Home-decor stores in Stockholm

Scandinavia is famous for its interior design. If you know where to look, you can find many high-quality pieces of furniture at 50% less than its original price for a stunning Scandinavian look. Here are some of my favourites.  There are many great bargains at shops in Central Stockholm. For more variety of choices, you […]

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Day Trips from Stockholm

Stockholm is a fantastic city with plenty to offer on its own. An endless list of museums, parks, food, shopping and the best of all: plenty of places to visit nearby. Surrounded by dreamy landscapes and charming towns, here are some great day trips ideas from the city.  Drottningholm This royal residence was built in […]

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The small town of Växjö

Växjö

Sweden is full of little gems. Even when most people know about Stockholm, Gothenburg or Malmö, there are places such as Växjö that maybe don’t ring a bell right away. However, if you know about Småland, IKEA, Astrid Lindgren or the traditional Swedish art of glass making, then you know about Växjö.    I have to be honest, […]

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A complete guide to buying an apartment in Stockholm (Part 3)

In this series, we have talked about the reasons why you should consider buying an apartment and how to calculate mortgage and downpayment to get the apartment you want. This time, we will talk about how to take advantage of the available tools to find the right place for you.   Reality Check #3: Find the right […]

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