If you are the exploring kind living in Stockholm and find a little time on your hands, you are bound to find yourself itching to go beyond the Scandinavian capital. You can go to Kiruna in the winter and try to catch the rightly famous northern lights. You can go to Malmo, see the Turning… Read More The exploring continues-day trip to Uppsala
Ever felt moved by the sheer beauty of nature? I recently had a chance to spend some time in the heart of a forest. Far away from the noise of painful macabre daily news, in the forest cemetery in Skogskyrkagarden, located in the southern part of Stockholm, was where I had my moving experience. It… Read More TO THE EARTH WE RETURN
As the summer approaches, a sentence you will have heard over and over again is “you MUST stay in Sweden for midsummer because NO ONE celebrates midsummer quite like a Swede!” I confirmed this last year with my first midsummer celebration. This year I was home in rainy France (not sure I could survive two… Read More My first Swedish Midsummer: how I lived to tell the tale
Almost two years have passed since I moved to Stockholm for my biomedicine bachelor studies. It has been a huge step forward for me and an amazing experience. I’ve met many amazing people, learned a lot and, of course, had some great fun! With this blog post I will round off my blogging semester and… Read More 10 amazing things that I have done while living in Stockholm
The time since I graduated is coming close to a month and I sit here wondering if there are some things that I should do before I get involved in something like a job. So here is a list of random things that I thought I would share with you guys. Get back to… Read More Things to do once you have graduated
They say that SSSB (the Stockholm Student Housing) is the safest and the best way to get your accommodation. Now I have my own SSSB experience to share and lots of tips to give you! 1: Start standing in the SSSB queue as soon as you can! You can reach 90 queue days before you even start your studies… Read More How I got my SSSB accommodation – and how you can do it too!
Gröna Lund: an amusement park at the city center of Stockholm… So much fun! And so beautiful location! I would say that this amusement park is a mandatory stop if you go to visit the city for a couple of days. Moreover, during the summer they give many concerts every week inside the park! And… Read More Gröna Lund with the Digital Ambassadors!
Over the past 10 months I had grown used to having a certain group of people around me. People from all over the world. Different backgrounds. Various experiences. I learnt so much from them all. Over the course of the global masters program my stay of coming to Sweden has been enriched with knowledge through… Read More It has grown awfully quiet now
When you are still in your first year in a new place, you are still in a space where everything excites you, even the national day. I do not remember celebrating my home country’s national day with much enthusiasm. I blame the 40 degree and 80% humidity that is so characteristic of the monsoon season… Read More Experiencing the Swedish national day
Since the time we step into a school, college or university, the ultimate goal in our subconscious minds is one day. That one day that we hope would arrive soon. Graduation day. I remember walking up to receive my degree (empty paper roll with a ribbon tied in a bow) on my first graduation day… Read More Happy Graduation!