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5 things you get confused about after learning Swedish

1. Pronounciation This may apply when speaking English (or other foreign language) in any country. I’ve noticed that I adjust to the way Swedes pronounce when speaking English. As many Swedish words are close to English, but pronounced differently it often feels like you’re mixing the two even when you’re not. 2. Word order It […]

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Images of Stockholm

Sooo, after living in the capital of Sweden for two months, I’ve managed to get some cool pictures to share! Stockholm consists of several islands, connected by bridges, so the sea is literally everywhere. It’s been really beautiful now when it’s summer, but I’m sure it’ll be as pretty during the fall and winter. And […]

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The story behind Dala horses

You’ve probably seen them on the internet in pictures related to Sweden. Or at every souvenir store when visiting Sweden. It’s the Dala horses! For some reason they have been one of the symbols of Sweden for a really long time.  I have been wondering this for a while and wanted to find out the story […]

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What Sweden has taught me?

Moving to a foreign country changes many things in your life. You make new friends, find your way to new places and  experience things you never have before. But most importantly you learn a lot. So this is what Sweden has taught me. Language The most obvious one. Although I had studied Swedish before moving […]

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Finding housing in Stockholm

So I recently relocated and left Umeå behind! I’m currently living in Stockholm. My biggest concern and one of the reasons why I didn’t even look into studying opportunities here was that I thought it would be very difficult to find housing. It turned out to be both, true and false. Note: this is based […]

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Graduating from Umeå school of business and economics

As you might have noticed, I finally graduated! I had two graduation ceremonies last week, one for the international master programs and one for the business school. As I wanted to make the most of my last days here in Umeå, I decided to attend both of them. So here are some pictures of the […]

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