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

Grönåsen Elchpark moose park Sweden

Grönåsen Moose Park in Småland, South Sweden

Are you looking for a moose park in Småland, in South Sweden? Here is my top tip, you want to see a living moose near the cities of Växjö and Kalmar: In Grönåsen Älgpark, in … Read more

Reasons to love Växjö Småland Sweden

Reasons to Love Växjö (Småland, Sweden)

Are you going to travel to Växjö or considering moving there? Here are my top 5 reasons to fall in love with Växjö. Växjö = Småland = Sweden Sweden is often associated with Abba, Pippi … Read more

Learn basic Swedish words and phrases

Basic Swedish Phrases, Words & Common Sentences – for Your Trip to Sweden

Jag pratar inte svenska. – I don’t speak Swedish. … but soon you will. Well, at least some basic Swedish ;) Are you going to Sweden? For a trip, work or maybe a semester abroad? … Read more

Swedish Right of Public Access “Allemansrätten” – Freedom to Roam

Swedish freedom Something typically Swedish, if you ask a Swede, is not only köttbullar, lagom and Ikea, but also a special right called “allemansrätten” – the right of public access. The right of public access is written … Read more

Speak Swedish - Is it difficult to learn Swedish?

Is the Swedish Language Easy to Learn? Yes (and No) Here is Why …

Not many people in the world speak Swedish in their daily lives. Well, the Swedes and a few Finns. In total about 10 million people. Character of the Swedish language The Swedish language sounds to … Read more

Travel like a Swede - How to be Swedish

Travel like a Swede – How to be Swedish

Swedes love their country. But, once in a while, they also love to leave it. Since Swedes are fed up with winter-darkness (as you can read here) they long for warm sunny days. The rarity of those … Read more

Useful Swedish Phrases for Small Talk

Useful Swedish Phrases For Your Small-Talk or Flirt With Swedes

Are you already looking forward to your trip to Sweden? You can’t wait to experience Sweden’s beautiful nature, exciting parties and maybe even getting to know some of the locals? Then you might probably like to impress some Swedes with … Read more