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Museums in Umeå part 1: Kvinnohistoriskt museum & Bildmuseet

Although, I’ve lived in Umeå for 1,5 years now, I haven’t paid much attention to the museums they have here. So I decided to start exploring the cultural activities Umeå has to offer and share them with you. Today I visited two museums: Kvinnohistoriskt museum and Bildmuseet. The current exhibitions were modern art, which is […]

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Weekend trip: Malmö and Copenhagen

From north to south. A friend of mine from Finland is currently an exchange student at Malmö University. So of course I had to use the opportunity and visit. I had never been to Malmö before and it was surprising to see how different it was from Umeå. The first thing I noticed was the Skåne […]

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Umeå snow sculpture championship 2017

As you might remember, I visited an annually held snow sculpture championship in Umeå last year. And I did it again yesterday! This year’s theme was “Age, wisdom and respect”. The contestants were given a cube of snow and from Friday to Saturday to work with it and at the end people got to vote their […]

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MBA, MSc, MA, what is the difference?

Interested in studying a master’s degree in business? In general there are three different degrees available: MBA, MSc and MA. But are they different and what is the right one for you? The options might vary a bit between countries. Here in Sweden MSc is the most common option offered by universities, whereas in some […]

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Different types of student housing, pros and cons

One of the first things to consider when moving to Sweden as a student is finding a place to live in. The options you’ll have available might depend on the city, but these three are most likely. The right option depends on your preferences, budget and at the end what you’re able to get, as […]

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Swedish Delicacies Part 7: Biskvi

I wanted to try something sweet again so I made biskvi! I guess they’re something very Swedish as I haven’t seen them anywhere else. The biskvies I’ve tried before were chocolate ones and awfully sweet, so I made a bit lighter version. They were rather difficult to make, I’d rate the difficulty level maybe 3/5, […]

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