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Let’s get used to Sweden! – Part 1

Hi There! When I came to Sweden, a lot of things seemed new to me and it took me a while for getting used to all that, for example, the cars here drive on the right-hand side of the road and the driver seat is built on the left-hand side of the car. But, this may … Continue reading “Let’s get used to Sweden! – Part 1”

Let it Burn

Hey peeps, sorry for the delay on my posts but it’s been a crazy week with deadlines 😀 (nervous laugh) nevertheless, you got me here! As you can read from the title, this post will be about fire… fire used in incineration plants, where companies burn trash in order to produce electricity and heating (pretty … Continue reading “Let it Burn”

Semla Day!

The first time I heard the word “Semla”  was my first lecture this year. Not long after that, it was everywhere! Curiosity got the better of me and then I found out about Fettisdagen. This led me to decide to stick to tradition and wait to have my first Semla on Shrove Tuesday. WHAT IS SEMLA? … Continue reading “Semla Day!”

R is for Recycle

Sorry for the delay and lack of continuous post, peeps! This pasts weeks have been all about deadlines/final projects/home exams/party… oh no, no parties (kidding). Well, I’m back and I have an interesting topic, recycling!  What about recycling in Sweden? Stockholmers, have you seen the little square saying “PANT 1 or 2 kr” next to … Continue reading “R is for Recycle”

Quick Tip!

Do you believe in Karma? I do! And it’s fantastic! No peeps, I’m not talking about the consequences the universe will be throwing at you for cheating on your bf/gf, I’m talking about Karma, Swedish app that helps to reduce the food being wasted. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations … Continue reading “Quick Tip!”

Banking for International Students in Sweden

For new students that would be in Sweden for more than a year, you may be thinking of opening a bank account. You can find general information on the documents required to open a bank account in Sweden here. Making the final decision for which bank to choose was more problematic than I envisioned and … Continue reading “Banking for International Students in Sweden”