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Sweden: Citizenship Requirements – How to Become a Swedish Citizen – (Not That Serious)

Disclaimer: For serious information about how to apply for Swedish citizenship, go to migrationsverket. The purpose of this site, you’re reading right now, is entertainment, not accuracy. Just so you can’t say I didn’t tell you … Read more

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Moose Shot on His Way to the Gothenburg Book Fair

A police man stopped me and other pedestrians on the way from the parking lots to the Gothenburg book fair. “Stop! You can’t pass here. There is a moose”, the friendly police man said. A … Read more

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National Day of Sweden: June 6th – Why & How Swedes Celebrate Their National Day

Celebrations of the Swedish national day become more and more popular. Nowadays, about every third Swedes celebrates their nation. Originally the June 6th was called the “Swedish flag day”, svenska flaggens dag. First in 1983 it … Read more

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Swedish Newspaper Smålandsposten Publishes Article About My New Book “How to be Swedish”

On Monday the 15th of May 2017, Smålandsposten published an interview article about me and my book “How to be Swedish”. Link to article on SMP.se: http://www.smp.se/kultur-o-noje/skrev-bok-om-att-vara-svensk/ About a week before, I went into Smålandspostens office … Read more

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“How to be Swedish” – Book Release

Finally, after several years of collecting information – from other Sweden-books and websites – and conducting many, many interviews with Swedes as well as non-Swedes about their “Swedish experiences”, my new (well, it’s my first) book … Read more

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Original Swedish Cinnamon Buns Recipe – How to Make “Kanelbullar”

When you have a coffee break in Sweden, during work or leisure time, chances are high your Swedish colleague or friend will eat a kanelbulle, cinnamon bun. Also known as cinnamon roll or cinnamon snail. You … Read more

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Top 10 Differences Between Germans & Swedes

This post is written by a German who also happens to be Swedish. Are there actually any differences between Swedes and Germans? Yes! But aren’t these nations at least culturally very similar? No! Well, except, both consume lots of … Read more

How to describe Sweden with a few words only?

I tried to describe Sweden with a few words. And this is what I came up with.   And for those who live in Gothenburg or Malmö feeling underrepresented in the description above, here is another … Read more

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Surströmming – Opening a Can of Swedish Stinky Fish with Dogs

You might have heard about the Swedish rotten fish called Surströmming, “soured herring”. It’s fermented herring in a can. In many Swedish buildings you’re not allowed to open these cans, because the awful smell won’t disappear. It’s not … Read more

Hej and welcome to Hej Sweden!

What is typically Swedish? How is life in Sweden? What’s good and what’s bad? Soon you will be able to get to know more about Sweden on this website… Stay tuned and follow Hej Sweden … Read more