Kanelbullar Cinnamon Bun Milk Shake

Cinnamon Bun (Kanelbullar) Milk Shake – Original Swedish Recipe (Very Easy)

Every year on October 4th, Swedes celebrate their kanelbullens dag, cinnamon bun/roll day. This pastry is an essential part of the Swedish fika (coffee break). All Swedes love it! Make your own Swedish cinnamon buns, here’s the … Read more

Moose in Sweden

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

National Day of Sweden Celebrations - King of Sweden in Växjö

National Day of Sweden – Celebrating with Swedes and the King of Sweden

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

Matthias Kamann SMP Smalandsposten article 170515 How to be Swedish

Smålandsposten’s article about me and my book “How to be Swedish” (by Matthias Kamann)

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

Top 100 Most Popular Names for Girls in Sweden (2016)

Top 100 Most Popular Swedish Names for Girls – List

In the infographic below you find the Top 100 names for girls in Sweden that Swedish parents gave their baby girls in the year 2016. (Here the top 100 list for boys.) Over 600 Swedish names for girls – … Read more

Top 100 Most Popular Names for Boys in Sweden (2016)

Top 100 Most Popular Swedish Names for Boys – List

In the infographic below you find the Top 100 names for boys in Sweden that Swedish parents gave their baby boys in the year 2016. (Here the top 100 list for girls.) Over 600 Swedish names for … Read more

Funny Swedish words & phrases

Top 10 Funny Swedish Words – Bra, Puss, Kock & more

You are looking for some entertaining Swedish words or phrases? Here is a list of the most common Swedish words that make non-Swedes laugh, or at least smirk. Funny Swedish words and expressions bra –  not … 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