Category: Swedish cities


How to spend your summer in Sweden

The most beautiful time of the year in Sweden has arrived! We have all finally experienced the beautiful sunny days, swimming or kayaking at the lake, and making trips to new places in the sunshine. If you are moving to Sweden this fall for your studies you might deliberate when to come to Sweden. Since […]

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Summer in Stockholm

My 2 Favorite Season Card in Stockholm

Summer is my favorite time of the year. I guess most people think the same. I officially have preferred season since I live in Sweden. Back then in Indonesia, weather don’t really change. During this period, people are crazy either about holiday, vacation, going back home, summer sale, or like me, enjoying the benefit of […]

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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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A love letter to Gothenburg

A Love letter to Gothenburg

Here’s to Gothenburg Choosing a university and city to call your home for the time you study in Sweden can be a daunting task. Especially when all you have is google to search for information about your potential new home. For me, I googled warmest city in Sweden and landed on Gothenburg. Gothenburg  University had […]

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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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Kulturernas Karneval 2017

Kulturernas Karneval this year is the first time Indonesian students set their foot on the Uppsala culture scene. Let me rephrase that, Kulturernas 2017 is the first time that Uppsala sees Indonesian culture on the street. Remember when I said, “you are your country’s representative, so in everything that you do, you always bear the […]

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