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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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When technology helps humans to be more… human

Nowadays the world has to face diverse issues that are inevitably changing and affecting the lives of so many people. Wars, catastrophic phenomena, and the list goes on: people must leave their own hometowns, in most of the cases their countries. In the past years, but especially in the last one, a huge and massive […]

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An international student on tolerance, respect, diversity … and Trump

Since the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United Stated at the latest, many of us are puzzled, if not outright scared. Racism, sexism, and discrimination seem not only to be tolerated, but actually encouraged and legally implemented under this presidency. And as a German I am sitting here and thinking […]

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All you need to know about Swedish food

Sweden has a rich historical background, a unique culture. But most importantly, a lot of unique types of FOOD!! Here’s all you need to need to know about Swedish food! Swedish Chocolates: Ok, so Let’s start with everyone’s favourite! Chocolate! 😀 Sweden has an interesting variety of chocolate and candies. In Swedish they are called […]

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What is a Swedish joke? Sweden and…sense of humor

As if moving to a new country isn’t stressful enough, we’re generally expected to fit in different mingles, small talks and get-togethers after arrival. So I went to history books, my classmates and a well-known comedian to learn about the craft of Swedish humor in the newest episode of the podcast “Sweden And…”   As colourful and […]

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