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Körsbärsblommans dag 2017!

Cherry blossoms have been an object of fascination for many of us! The flower has its origin rooted in Japan. The ‘Sakura’ flower is a symbol associated with Japanese history. It stands for nobleness, the beauty of life and transience. These flowers bloom and stay in full bloom for a very short period of time! […]

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Vacations on a budget-Riga

It is no secret that living in Stockholm can be expensive as compared to other places in Sweden. The food, the transport, the general cost of living is quite high in comparison. So, as a student, you need to plan your budget and shop smartly. However, there is one field where living in Stockholm doesn’t […]

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Easter in Sweden

Despite what people think, Sweden is a country of traditions. Even though most of the Swedes are not religious, they understand the power and the meaning of traditions. That is the main reason why they still celebrate all of the big holidays that are known for being religious, like Christmas and of course, Easter! In […]

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Spring is Coming!

Spring is coming! Woohoo! I have been in Stockholm for almost 8 months now, and as much as I was excited about my first winter experience in Sweden, I am now eagerly looking forward to not wearing big winter jackets, and am looking forward to those long hours of sunshine, greenery and colours! That’s right, […]

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a family enjoying coziness during Fredagsmys

Fredagsmys – how to exercise coziness in Sweden

Some might have heard of Danish ‘hygge’ and Swedish ‘mys’, but what does it actually mean? While the concepts of the “perfect coziness” might differ, the tradition to celebrate the end of a working week truly unites Swedes. An aspect worth exploring on the newest podcast episode – Sweden And Coziness.   It might sound boring […]

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Very Swedish Valentine’s cards

Well, it’s Valentine’s Day! Swedes aren’t always the best in expressing their feelings but we all know that they do love us, don’t they? Why not express your feelings in a Swedish way this year? Check out these Valentine’s cards and spread the love.        

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