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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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Typical Swedish habits

Living in a new country brings its own excitement and challenges. The first years are usually dubbed as the honeymoon phase. This is the moment when everything seems so bright, fresh and exciting. Then soon, things become routine and less fascinating than before. In a matter of time, we started to settle and eventually adopted […]

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IKEA – The Swedish mother ship

Presented by Ibus Media IKEA is the epitome of Sweden and completely ingrained in Swedish life. As a Newbie in Sweden, you can truly never fully understand the Swedes if you don’t understand IKEA! For many Swedes living abroad, a trip to the local IKEA store will help cure any homesickness.  Starting with the stores […]

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