Everything Sweden

Daniel Reed

Welcome to Everything Sweden, the community magazine all about living in Sweden as an expat, and how to move to Sweden. About us.

Getting Swedish Citizenship

April 09, 2018

Applying for Swedish citizenship is a big step. We've got the guide for you to help you through this process and settle in Sweden.

Personnummer in Sweden

September 13, 2017

Everyone living in Sweden needs a Personnummer and applying for one is difficult. This is a guide for EU Citizens applying for a Personnummer in Sweden.

How to Move to Sweden

July 03, 2017

How to move to Sweden by a real expat that has done it. Moving to Sweden made easy with my essential guide for people just like you. Links, guides, hints & tips, and more.

Brexit for (British) Expats in Sweden

June 24, 2017

What the Brexit means for expats living in Sweden. All you need to know about how this could affect you, with info from Migrationsverket.

The Tvättstugan and Laundry

June 22, 2017

The Tvättstugan or laundry room in Swedish is something that everyone has a story about. Read the guide for expats about the infamous Tvättstugan.

8 Reasons Why You Should Learn Swedish

July 05, 2016

If you are planning on living in Sweden for the long term, you will need to learn Swedish. Why learn Swedish when everyone speaks English? Here's why.

Dating in Sweden

June 22, 2016

Dating in Sweden is a little different to other places in Europe, so we've found the essential do's and do not's for expats to remember when dating.

5 Tips for Expats Moving to Sweden

May 28, 2016

With some guidance and tips from the experts, you can get the process of moving to Sweden rolling. Here are 5 tips to get you started.

12 Tips for Living in Sweden

May 24, 2016

I think Sweden offers a great standard of living and lots of opportunities for everyone here, but living in Sweden does take some getting used to.

Just Landed In Sweden - The Checklist

May 14, 2016

Once you’ve arrived in Sweden, there are a number of things you need to get fixed and arranged quickly. Read our just landed in Sweden checklist.

Staying in touch when living in Sweden

May 01, 2016

Once you’ve settled in Sweden, you’re going to need to stay in touch with friends, family, loved ones and the rest. If you’re moving to…

Parental Leave in Sweden

April 17, 2016

Sweden is known for having one of the most generous parental leave policies in Europe and the World, with a staggering 480 days shared by both parents.

Banking in Sweden

April 16, 2016

The full guide on banking in Sweden for expats. Bank accounts, savings accounts, and apps and services to help you with your money.

How to get a Swedish ID Card

April 16, 2016

How to get a Swedish ID Card as an expat in Sweden. How I got mine from Skatteverket and everything you need to know to get your ID card.​

Public Transport in Stockholm

March 31, 2016

Public Transport in Stockholm can seem complicated if you’re not familiar with the system. We've explained everything you need to know in one guide.

Moving to Sweden? One expat's story.

March 30, 2016

My experience moving to Sweden and how it gave me the challenge I was looking for. My full article on what Sweden offered me and why I took it.

Things To Do In Stockholm

March 30, 2016

The top things to do in Stockholm, and the perfect 4 day break in the city. The best things to do in Stockholm, recommended by expats.

This is Sweden

March 24, 2016

The Swedish tourist board has an amazing video called "This Is Sweden", which shows off the wonderful landscape and atmosphere in Sweden.

Student Aid in Sweden

March 12, 2016

Very few of the EU expats I speak with know that they can get student aid in Sweden from the Swedish government, even for part time courses.

Driving in Sweden

March 11, 2016

A guide for immigrants on driving in Sweden and info on EEC licences. How to get a license, converting your existing license and more.

Healthcare in Sweden

March 06, 2016

Healthcare in Sweden is regarded as one of the best in the world. Read more about healthcare in Sweden and how expats can get the care they need.

What is Fika?

March 06, 2016

What is fika all about in Sweden and what is the real fika definition? Learn about how cinnamon buns and cardamom buns have made their own culture.

Dental Care in Sweden

February 24, 2016

A full guide on dental care in Sweden for Expats. Where to go, how much it costs, and more. Read this before you book an appointment.

What to expect from your neighbours

January 24, 2016

Swedes are the most passive aggressive people you will ever meet, choosing to write aggressive notes instead of face to face confrontations. Here are a few examples.

How to Learn Swedish

October 27, 2015

Sure, 86% of Swedes speak English but if you are going to be here for a while, you will need to learn Swedish. Here are some resources to start learning now.

What is Lagom?

October 24, 2015

Lagom is a unique Swedish word that you can't find in English and it means "just right". Lagom is one of the unique things in Swedish society.

How to get a Job in Sweden

October 21, 2015

The full guide to finding a job in Sweden as an expat. Includes where to search, apply, and why you should think about A-Kassan and Unionen.

Swedish Holidays

October 17, 2015

All of the Swedish holidays broken down by day and what each means. Learn about röd dagar, Midsommar, Chirstmas Eve and more with Everything Sweden.

Finding Apartments in Stockholm

October 11, 2015

Finding apartments in Stockholm is a nightmare. Here is a guide for expats moving to Sweden to get starting finding apartments here.

Studying in Sweden

October 11, 2015

Studying in Sweden is free for most people and the quality is high. Here is a step by step guide on how to apply for university courses in Sweden.

15 reasons why you should move to Sweden

October 03, 2015

If you are thinking of moving to Sweden or want to know why so many people do, here are 15 reasons why people move to Sweden. Read the essential article.

Supermarkets in Sweden

September 29, 2015

A list of the top Supermarkets in Sweden for expats to buy food from once you are in Sweden. Everything expats need to know about Swedish Supermarkets.

Tax in Sweden - Understanding it All

September 13, 2015

Understanding tax in Sweden. How much will you pay, what is VAT in Sweden, and where does all the money go? Learn everything you need to know.


July 27, 2014

June is the time when the college students graduate in Sweden and they do so on a Studentflak.