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Swedish Healthcare: About Alvedon and Waiting Time

Do you consider moving to Sweden? Maybe even becoming more Swedish? If you want to go to Sweden, become Swedish and consider getting ill once in a while – due to a virus or an … Read more

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The Swedish Personal Identity Number – Why & How You Get One

In pretty much all countries in the world, people have names. Using names are a great way to make it easier for people to understand you are talking to or about them in conversations. Names also make … Read more

Buy a Swedish summer cottage house - How to be Swedish

Buy a “Sommarstuga”, Swedish Summer House

If you ever received a postcard from Sweden, it most likely showed a beautiful landscape, with fields or forests, a lake and eventually, somewhere below a Swedish flag, a red cottage house. Swedish summer house Those red … Read more

Swedish beer classification - How to be Swedish

Understanding The (Weird) Swedish Beer Classification

Swedes not only drink vodka or filmjölk. Here and there they also like to have a bottle of beer. Preferably from a Swedish brand. Since Swedes are very alcohol conscious, for example they try not to … Read more

Avoid moose in Sweden - How to be Swedish

Driving in Sweden: Why You Should Avoid the Moose

Sweden is a large country. When you drive longer distances on a Swedish highway you will notice high fences along the road. Those fences are not only there to prevent wild going hunters from unexpectedly crossing the road but … Read more

Don't work in July - How to be Swedish

Swedes Don’t Work in July – Here is Why

Why work when no one else does? Take your holiday in July During the months of July, whole Sweden seems to go on holiday. Some stores are closed, so are a few hospitals – no reason for … Read more

Avoid the neighbors - How to be Swedish

You Moved Into an Apartment In Sweden? Avoid the Neighbors!

  You have moved into your Swedish apartment. Now, just like every Swede, once in a while, you have to leave your apartment. For shopping laktosfri yoghurt, work or spinning classes at the gym. Beware … Read more

Drink Tap Water In Sweden

Yes, You Can Drink Tap Water in Sweden – Just Like All Swedes Do

Drinking Swedish tap water Now. You are in Sweden, finding yourself sitting on the stylish sofa, in a fancy restaurant or standing in the middle of a packed dance floor. You feel an itch in … Read more

The Swedes and Alcohol: About Drinking in Sweden (Culture, Law, Prices, Alcoholism)

Sweden is not only known for IKEA, ABBA and Volvo but also for its high alcohol prices. Why does alcohol cost so much in Sweden and what do Swedes generally think about the consumption of … Read more