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The annual craze for relaxation – Swedish summer explained

Sweden has long had a very special relationship with summer. As if saluting us for keeping up with winter’s eternal coldness and dark, once the warmer winds kick in,  more relaxed crowds suddenly appear on the streets, beer gardens pop up in the places with least shadows, flip-flops are back in fashion and the working […]

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Cycling in Sweden: The Essentials.

I got a bicycle! Recently I got my hands on a bicycle (thanks Baptiste for giving me your bicycle) which I had to fix first to be able to start cycling. Nothing too complicated, just changing the tube of the rear wheel and putting everything back together and voila! Once it was done, I decided […]

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Visiting James Bond’s data centre in a nuclear bunker

Back in March, I had the honour of visiting Pionen, a data centre set in a former nuclear bunker. Yes… you heard that right! You would never imagine what’s hiding in the rocks when you’re standing outside on a random street in Södermalm… No problem if you’re a total nitwit when it comes to these things, so […]

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Coming to Sweden: African Edition Part III

Coming to Sweden: African Edition Part III

From North to South we have (Top left to right): Mahmoud Hanafy from Egypt studying Systems, Control and Mechatronics at Chalmers. Tebkew Shibabaw from Ethiopia studying Environmental Science at GU. Sussy from Cameroon studying Social Anthropology at social work and human right at the GU. Ronald Byaruhanga from Uganda studying Social work and human right at GU. Blessing Kabasa from Zimbabwe studying […]

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Master in Communication Series Part 6: The first year is over!!!

As I’m writing these lines, you should build a picture of myself like smiling and being exhausted in the same time, stressed out but really really happy for everything that’s been happening since the very beginning of my first Swedish academic year… well yeah, by the way: as I’m writing these lines, I can say […]

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(a few) things I got to see and experience while in Sweden

Hello everyone! Thank you so much for all the love with the Easter post! I loved that you guys loved it! haha I come here today very nostalgic. Some of you already know from Snapchat (yes, add us: StudyInSweden) that I’m almost finished with my master. In other words, my time in Sweden is almost […]

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