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Fredagsmys – how to exercise coziness in Sweden

Some might have heard of Danish ‘hygge’ and Swedish ‘mys’, but what does it actually mean? While the concepts of the “perfect coziness” might differ, the tradition to celebrate the end of a working week truly unites Swedes. An aspect worth exploring on the newest podcast episode – Sweden And Coziness.   It might sound boring […]

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What is a Swedish joke? Sweden and…sense of humor

As if moving to a new country isn’t stressful enough, we’re generally expected to fit in different mingles, small talks and get-togethers after arrival. So I went to history books, my classmates and a well-known comedian to learn about the craft of Swedish humor in the newest episode of the podcast “Sweden And…”   As colourful and […]

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Podcast episode 2: Sweden and Coffee

It feels like there are very few things that are truly sacred in Sweden – democracy, equality, public holidays and…coffee! Why is it so that Scandinavians consume the hot, bitter beverage like there’s no tomorrow and Swedes keep the lead position in nation-spread coffee addiction for years? The second episode of Study In Sweden’s podcast investigates.

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Waking up in dark mornings – tips and tricks

You are in for a ride, my friend. It’s going downwards from here. You thought this was dark? Wait till you (not) see what’s happening soon! My sense of humor might be too dark even for this part of the year, but the reality is ruthless as well – on Sunday night we’ll adjust to […]

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Stockholm vs Gothenburg. Rivalry explained by an expat.

It’s hard to escape the comparisons between Stockholm and its sibling from the west coast – Gothenburg. What hides behind the never-ending rivalry?   Surprisingly enough, it’s not only sports teams that get people feeling bias and routing for one side – it might as well be geographic locations and I suppose most have felt […]

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