Archives: June 2015

A nerdy summer

My plans for the summer are simple and nerdy. I am staying in Lund until mid-July for the sole purpose of learning Swedish. I have taken up an intensive course with classes every day from 8.30 am! The first week went by smoothly but with homework and lots of new words to learn! The reason […]

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Bonjourno, Sweden!

Milan, 26C, partially cloudy Bongiorno! I have a motto for life – “the more I move, the luckier I get”. Perhaps I become a more interesting person, or maybe I become more open minded. Several Master’s programmes at Chalmers have double degree exchange deal with Stuttgart University and Shanghai JiaoTong University. I thought how cool would […]

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Practical Info: Shipping matters!

¤ Shipping from outside EU? Avoid customs fees and VAT. Since I could not fit all my essential belongings into the 25 kg baggage limit when I moved to Sweden, my folks helped me to ship my stuff over to Sweden. There were usually no complications until one day when I received a postal notice that […]

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My Last Post

So here I am, back in England. The past 3 weeks have been so manically busy that I’ve barely had a chance to sit down until now. I haven’t written a blog post since either (which I feel terrible for!) but I’d like to write a rather long one now, you know, since it’s most […]

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Farewell, Stockholm!

Stockholm has revealed the best of itself lately. The sunshine, the brightness of ever-present daylight, the intoxicating scents of herbs and trees in blossom…  Then, the buzz of summer parties, the terraces facing waterfront, the high-schoolers’ trucks filling the air with the feeling of freedom… But the day has come, bringing the mind-blowing realization that […]

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DON’T FORGET MOSQUITO REPELLENT!

When I woke up in my tent, I saw 8 messages, 7 missed calls, and 20 emails. uh ohhh. I knew I was in trouble. I completely forgot about my meeting with the StudyInSweden digital ambassadors. I was supposed to catch the 0640 Stockholm bound train. That is the effect Swedish nature has on you. […]

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