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Getting to know – and love – the Swedish Winter

“Winter in Sweden is dark and cold”. How many times did you hear this sentence when talking to someone about your desire to study in Sweden? In my case, a lot of times. But is it really true? Well, yes. HOWEVER, it’s not as bad as you may think!In this blog post, we’ll try to … Continue reading “Getting to know – and love – the Swedish Winter”

The first snow is here!

As you may have noticed if you follow the KTH Instagram page, it has been snowing a lot in the last few days in Stockholm! A couple of hours of intense snowing were enough to cover the city with more or less ten centimetres of snow, turning the scenery into a true winter wonderland. This … Continue reading “The first snow is here!”

My Winter Favourites

Just as Stockholm gets a real summer; with long, hot, sunny days, swimming in the sea, barbeques and boat parties – It also gets a real proper winter; snow, freezing cold and long dark nights. As Claire and Valerie have been shaping up for the wintertime in the last few weeks, I thought I might … Continue reading “My Winter Favourites”

Winter is Coming…

Last weekend, everyone in Stockholm turned back their clocks by one hour for “vintertid,” or winter time. Our already shrinking days are suddenly even shorter, with the sunset now around three in the afternoon. The average temperature is also dropping, which is indicative of what you already know: Winter is coming. Whether you’re here in … Continue reading “Winter is Coming…”

Winter weekend in Falun

It’s wintertime in Sweden! Last weekend I went on a trip to Falun, which lies about three hours by train up north from Stockholm. I have been planning to escape into the winter wonderland for a long time now. Since last winter, there wasn’t too much snow, especially not around Stockholm, I had to move … Continue reading “Winter weekend in Falun”

The days are getting longer!

Today is the 1st February and you can really feel that the days are getting longer! When I came back to Stockholm in the beginning of January, the sun set at around 3 pm already and the days were quite dark. But this changed over the past weeks and it’s wonderful to see, how each … Continue reading “The days are getting longer!”