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Interview with Claudia Amaro, Embroider Artist Based in Sweden

Claudia Amaro is an artist, a fashion stylist and embroider-maniac from Brazil with always a gentle smile. Like many newbies, Claudia moved to Sweden in 2018 following her partner, who got a job in Stockholm. To celebrate reaching 1000 followers on Instagram, we reached Claudia to design a tote bag for us. While working on […]

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Swedish Sayings I Wish I Knew Before Moving to Sweden

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Like many other countries, Sweden has plenty of expressions, idioms and sayings rooted in history and tradition. Some of them can be found in other languages, or at least share similar meaning like “Beat around the bush” and “Gå som katten kring het gröt” (English: walks like the cat around hot porridge). Some others are […]

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Events in Lund

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

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Surprising things for Newbies working in Sweden

…from an Italian point of view. My name is Francesca, 100% Italian, living in Stockholm since 2016. Why Stockholm? Good question, I moved for work without thinking how cold and dark it would be during the winter… but hey, that gives me one more excuse to travel. Long story short – I was born in 1987 […]

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Change your career in 4 months – Camron’s Story

Changing your career and entering the job market with over 1 million job opportunities – all of that is possible with Craft Academy courses, just in 4 months. Don’t believe it? Read our interview with Camron and see how he managed to do it. And don’t miss the special discount for our Newbie readers. Created with Craft Academy Who are you and how come you decided to apply to Craft Academy?  My name is Camron and although I’m a Swedish citizen, I have lived abroad most of my life and have just returned to Sweden. So in a sense, I’m an expat and […]

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Never live “temporary” somewhere

Did you move to Sweden on a temporary contract? Or for your studies? Do you see your time here in Sweden as a temporary phase of your life? Then stop what you are doing, and continue reading this! When I moved 4.5 years ago to Sweden, I was the opinion that my stay in Sweden […]

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Swedish Preschools

Are you a parent of a small child (småbarnföräldrar) ? Make sure you don’t get your förskola, daggis and öppna förskola confused! Read on to learn about what makes Swedish preschools, day care and open preschools so special.

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Best cellphone plans for Newbies

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Just arrived in Sweden and already longing to call home? Living on a budget with no extra cash to spend on overpriced cellphone plans? Got slightly entangled in the Swedish net of never-ending options? Relax and read on, we got you covered! Newbie Guide unravelled the mysteries of different Swedish mobile operators, offering you the […]

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