I first came across the world’s oldest blogger on a TV show here called Skavlan. Dagny Carlsson is a 103-year-old Swedish woman who has been blogging for the past few years on her own website, which she set up to … Continue reading Worlds Oldest Blogger – Dagny Carlsson
Public Transport in Stockholm can seem complicated at first if you’re not familiar with the transportation system. At which station should I get off? When and where does the train arrive? How much does the fare cost? What is that … Continue reading Public Transport in Stockholm
If you do a simple Google search, you will see endless lists of things to do in Stockholm. This is another one of those lists, but I … Continue reading Things To Do In Stockholm
This is an article I originally wrote for Expat Focus about moving to Sweden, but I wanted to share my story on Everything Sweden too. My experience moving to Sweden Back in 2013, I was pretty bored. I was working in a pretty … Continue reading Moving to Sweden? One expat’s story.
The Swedish tourist board has an amazing video called “This Is Sweden”, which has been getting more popular on social media as people and businesses show off the wonderful landscape and atmosphere over here. This is Sweden showcases facets of … Continue reading This is Sweden
Very few of the EU expats I speak with know that they can get student aid money (bursaries/grants) from the Swedish government when they study courses…even part time courses. CSN (Centrala studiestödsnämnden / Student Loans Company in the UK) is … Continue reading Student Aid in Sweden
Driving in Sweden is great. Volvos, great scenery, and the 120km speed limit on the motorways, it’s a pretty good deal here. To start driving in … Continue reading Driving in Sweden
Healthcare in Sweden is regarded as some of the best in the world. Their tax funded system gives equal access to everyone in the country, which is known to have the best ratio of doctor to patient in the world. I … Continue reading Healthcare in Sweden
Fika is another very Swedish tradition and lots of expats ask me “what is fika?”. There is not really something like it outside of Sweden from what I know, but fika is a Swedish word meaning “to have a break”, and … Continue reading What is Fika?