Archives: December 2014

Alone in Warsaw, or a tale of my Christmas trip home

– So what do you think is the basic human freedom? – Well, freedom of speech I guess… – Ahh, you’ve been living in the developed world long enough to forget that the basic human right is the right to shelter, safety and food. That was the start of a very interesting conversation at Google […]

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Applying to study in Sweden: a concise guide

Alright everyone, give your julbord a short break and hear me out: the application deadline for studying in Sweden is coming soon. The online application deadline is 15th January 2015 so let’s get down to business. I have compiled a short list for you to check during the application process and make sure to do everything […]

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My favourite Swedish Innovations

Så! I went home to Calgary, Canada almost two weeks ago! I had some time to clean up my “to do” list and some time to read. I learned a lot about Sweden and its industrial heritage. I wanted to share with you some of my favourite Swedish innovations. Can you add some more to dass list? […]

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Goodbye 2014: Some Little Lessons

  August: I’d only been 22 for three days when I moved to Uppsala. I came with my parents and three huge suitcases full of clothing, bedding and everything one would bring on moving to a new country. I arrived in the height of summer where the need for shade was a must and a […]

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How to live cheap in Stockholm – Part 1

As promised, here is the continuation from Part Zero of the same! In India we have a saying that the 3 needs of a man are Roti (bread), Kapda (clothes) aur Makaan (house). This post will talk about how get all those three, relatively cheaply in Stockholm. Roti – Mat – Food Food, like everything else […]

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Choosing Sweden. Choosing Lund.

Tell me, have you made up your mind yet? Has the application frenzy started shaking your world yet? This time last year I was in that frenzy. That crazy adrenaline of applying for a Master Programme in Sweden marked my days (and nights). This time last year I had made up my mind. I had […]

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