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Second-hand furniture hunting

Sweden is all about second-hand shopping. There’s a whole philosophy called 3Rs: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and it aims at cutting down on the amount of waste we throw away. Reusing things multiple times and selling them when you don’t need them anymore makes much economic and environmental sense. And you can also appreciate it while … Continue reading “Second-hand furniture hunting”

KTH Accommodation overview: Malvinas väg

Finding affordable accommodation in Stockholm can be challenging, especially when you’re coming from another country. The good news is, most international student groups are guaranteed housing through KTH Accommodation at least for one year, which is a great help to settle in the city before finding housing on your own.  KTH Accommodation has several locations … Continue reading “KTH Accommodation overview: Malvinas väg”

Finding the right student housing at KTH

When I decided that I am going to accept the admission result at KTH, the first thing I was excited and anxious about was where would I be living? Fortunately, KTH assures accommodation to fee-paying students and scholarship students. Student accommodations are spread across the city and based on your choice of budget, proximity to … Continue reading “Finding the right student housing at KTH”

Living in a garden -Kungshamra

If you want the experience the same social vibe of Lappis but still stay in a less noisy locality with gardens and lakes around, then Kungshamra is the place for you. The model of Kungshamra is quite similar to that of Lappis, with a communal kitchen and private rooms and bathrooms. However, it is much … Continue reading “Living in a garden -Kungshamra”

Living in KTH – Teknikringen

Last week, we got to visit Lappis and Skrapan. This week we explore accommodation which is right on the campus of KTH – Teknikringen. You could see these high structures from most part of the campus. If you are the one who wakes up and races in just minutes before the classes start on a … Continue reading “Living in KTH – Teknikringen”

Skrapan – Living in the Centre of Stockholm

In my last weeks’ post, we travelled through life at Lappis. This week, we explore other student accommodation – Skrapan. If you are the one who isn’t comfortable sharing your kitchen with 10 other people or doesn’t want a party place like Lappis but still wants to be in the centre of Stockholm, then Skrapan … Continue reading “Skrapan – Living in the Centre of Stockholm”