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10 highlights of my trip to Öland

Right after we crossed the 6 km bridge that connects Öland with the rest of Sweden we understood why this small island is called “Swedes own little paradise”.  It felt like we were driving towards a painting or those very nice postcards with windmills, flat landscape, steep stone quarries and many cottages. Everything surrounded by green meadows and flowers, while […]

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A project for the United Nations

When your teacher walks in and says – for this class put aside all the theories you have learned so far. This is about to get more complex because you will be working with a real client on a challenging task – you already know it will be a good course. But, when he takes […]

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Road trip along Sweden’s West Coast

The moment we were on that tiny boat around the archipelago, going from one island to another along the Sweden West Coast; I knew this trip was going to be even better than expected. But let’s go back to the beginning! Few weeks ago, me together with 3 friends decided to go on a road trip. Where? […]

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What I learned during my first winter in Scandinavia

Since the moment I decided to move to Sweden there was one-thing friends, family and I were concern about: winter in Scandinavia! *Insert dramatic soundtrack*. Especially coming from the Caribbean where when the temperature drops to 14C (very rare) everybody is talking about a “polar cold”. Off course I have heard about the darkness, walking on ice […]

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Dalarna the Swedish region you have to visit (Part I) | Campus Tour 6/7

Have you ever arrived into a place and felt “home” from the moment you walked in… this happened to us right after arriving in Dalarna. It was the last stop of our Campus Tour, but the expectations were very high, and… as you’ll read the reality was even better. Two days full of surprises shared […]

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A day in Umeå | Campus Tour 4/7

The Campus Tour series is still rolling, now it is time for… Umeå one of the biggest cities in the Northern part of Sweden! The sun shining over the frozen lake was the perfect start to our day in the city of bridges and once European’s Capital of Culture. We did many things from visiting the […]

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