New Sweden Challenge with 10 instead of 25 tasks

Two years ago, in 2017, I started the Sweden Challenge, for all who want to experience Sweden in a more authentic and entertaining way. Since 25 tasks might have been a little too overwhelming for … Read more

Swedish Mile in Kilometers: the Confusing Swedish Miles “mil”, Grrr

When you are in Sweden and want to buy a coffee or cinnamon bun, you pay with Swedish Crowns (SEK). In many other European countries – the Euro-zone – though, you pay with Euros (EUR). … Read more

Swedish kamelbullar (camel buns)

Kamelbullar

Sometimes, when you stay in a different country with a different language, you see words that might sound a bit funny. Words that you have a completely different association with than the locals. During my … Read more

Winter in Växjö, Sweden

Swedish Winter – 3 Things I Really Don’t Like About It

Actually, I do like winters in Sweden. Finally, after a few years of mediocre, rather warm winters, this year, in 2018, cool air and snowy clouds came and stayed for a little longer than usual. … Read more

Norrland North of Sweden

Norrland – 5 (Likely) Reasons Why Only a Few Swedes Live in The North of Sweden

Sweden has about 10 million inhabitants. About 80% of the population live in the bottom 20% of the country. Why? Here is an attempt to answer the question why most Swedes live in the south, … Read more

What Swedes fear

5 Things Swedish People Fear or Hate

Swedes, just as citizens from any other nation, are afraid of … certain things. To understand the Swedish psyche a little bit better, read the following list of “phenomenas” that many Swedes feel very uncomfortable … Read more

Swedish citizenship test

Swedish Citizenship – New Test – 10 Questions You Must Answer

Disclaimer: If you are looking to find useful information on how to receive the Swedish citizenship, this is not the right page for you. Below you will just find my underwhelming attempt to entertain you, … Read more

Swedish citizenship advantages

Top 5 Benefits of Swedish Citizenship – Advantages of Having a Swedish Passport

Disclaimer: The following benefits of having a Swedish passport are not really true. The purpose is entertainment and not factual accuracy. Swedish citizenship You have heard about how beautiful Sweden is? Maybe you even travelled to … Read more