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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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Taking off to Space 3, 2, 1 Go! | Campus Tour 2/7

Get into the rocket, put your seatbelt on, take a big breath and say goodbye to Earth because now we’re going to space! Yes, our next stop in the North was “out of this world”, Ok, ok… not literally, but you get me, right? 🙂 Did you know Kiruna is the Capital of the Swedish space industry? Well […]

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Swedish Lapland: Kiruna, Ice Hotel and Sami | Campus Tour 1/7

From all around the world people come to visit the Swedish Lapland, 200 km above the Arctic Circle – yes, you read it correctly above the arctic – the land of the Sami people, reindeers, more snow than my eyes have ever seen, Northern lights and the super famous ICE HOTEL! Now you can guess […]

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Discover Helsingborg: the city by the sea

I’ve always had a thing for uncommon places; hidden cities that you may have not have heard about before but once you visit a feeling of familiarity and complicity start growing easily. Helsingborg is one of those. The combination of a big city culture, the proximity to the sea, nature and countryside qualities, make it […]

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