Being an Immigrant in Sweden

15 Signs You’re an Immigrant in Sweden

You have chosen to live in Sweden, at least for a while. You want to commit to the country and its people. There are a few changes in life as well as thoughts, observations and culture shocks you will experience after having spent some time as an immigrant in Sweden.

My first Impressions in Sweden

Sweden: My Very First Impressions – Stereotypes Confirmed?

Imagine you go to a country to which you’ve never been before. A place far away. You have certain images in your head about how it looks and feels like to be in this country. … Read more

History of Sweden

History of Sweden – 17 Most Important Events

Swedish History top facts.
All you really need to know about the history of Sweden. For example a weird queen, a blood bath, and of course Vikings.

Swedish Culture

Swedish Culture – 10 Things You Should Know

When you travel to a new country you might expect that the locals behave in a similar way to the people in your home country. Often times you will find yourself being surprised how different … Read more

Why Sweden is a great country

5 Reasons Why Sweden Is Simply Amazing

Are you thinking about traveling to Sweden? Or do you consider moving there for a while, for studies or work? But you don’t know exactly whether Sweden is the right country for you? In case … Read more

How I made friends in Sweden

How I Made Friends in Sweden

I recently published the post “How to Make Friends with Swedes – What to Do & Avoid“, in which I share the best tips how to get to know Swedes. Including what to do in … Read more

Making friends in Sweden

How to Make Friends in Sweden – What to Do & Avoid

According to some polls, Sweden is the worst country to make new friends. And yes, Swedes can seem a little reserved or even cold. But once you understand their culture and social norms it becomes … Read more

Swedish Shrimp Sandwich - "Räksmörgås" - Traditional Recipe from Sweden

Swedish Shrimp Sandwich – “Räksmörgås” – Traditional Recipe from Sweden

If you have ever been to Sweden, you must have noticed that there are delicious räkmackor (shrimp /prawn sandwiches) on every corner: in the refrigerated shelves of supermarkets, in cafés and at many petrol stations. … Read more

Swedish Princess Cake Recipe prinsesstårta

“Prinsesstårta” Princess Cake – Traditional Recipe from Sweden

The delicious Swedish princess cake made of green marzipan and lots of cream. It belongs to the standard product of every Swedish confectionery, the “Swedish cake” or Prinsesstårta as it is called in Swedish. It … Read more

Chocolate Balls from Sweden - Recipe - "chokladbollar"

Swedish Chocolate Balls Recipe – “Chokladbollar” from Sweden

Chocolate balls from Sweden – a savoury chocolate temptation. “Chokladbollar” in Sweden Chokladbollar are absolute classics of the Swedish bakery. Chocolate balls are standard in most Swedish cafés and it is hard to imagine the … Read more