Sweden has become a melting pot – people coming from diverse backgrounds celebrate important events such as Easter, Christmas, Ramadan, Eid, Diwali, Shabbat, and many more. You will notice that there are several public holidays or “red days” throughout the year. Swedes look forward to these holidays year-round, especially the ones filled with dancing and… Read More Top 10 Swedish traditions and celebrations
Reading time: 5 mins. Its almost been a month since the class of 2020 started their first semester at KI. How they’re finding it won’t be for me to say, that will be the next digital ambassador’s (DA) job. They’ll be hand selected by a great editorial team. So, for my last foray into the… Read More Apps you can’t live without in Stockholm
June is the perfect month: school is over (for a while) and I’m rushing North to celebrate Midsommar! This is a Swedish celebration dedicated to the middle of the summer. Wait, what? Middle of summer? Yes, kids. 21 of June is the middle of Swedish summer. Welcome to the North. Apparently, there are just 21… Read More Midsommar
KI as an institution is well-known for its wide variety of educational, scientific, entrepreneurial and other kinds of conferences and events that occur with different frequencies (yearly, monthly or even weekly!). However, the event that I am going to write about today turned up to be the very first of such kind 🙂 KI Sustainability… Read More The very first KI Sustainability Day 2019!
Welcome all! Last weekend the sun was shining and the weather was absolutely perfect here in Mannheim. I decided to take a break from all the writing and thesis work, and decided to head out to Heidelberg! Heidelberg is 30 minutes away from a train ride and 40 minutes away from a tram ride. I… Read More The time I explored a little city called Heidelberg
How is the optimal way to dunk a biscuit in a cup of warm tea? Although you might think otherwise, a proper scientific study has been carried out to solve this question. You may laugh and think why would Len Fisher, a well-known physicist from the University of Bristol, put his efforts into answer this… Read More Ig Nobel Stockholm: the funniest scientific lecture I’ve ever been to
One of the advantages of studying in Stockholm is that you can easily reach nearby forest. From fancy picnic to challenging hiking, from sight-seeing with a pair of bare eyes to photo hunting with sophisticated sniper-like lenses. The forest is always fascinating to view and breath-taking to explore, literally, especially if one takes the longest… Read More To eat Semla in the forest, why not?
How much of a theater play can you get without understanding the lines of the actors? For my birhtday I got tickets for the Royal Dramatic Theater in Stockholm, and I was very thrilled because they were for Hamlet. I had never seen the play before, and I was really looking forward to it when… Read More The time I went to the theater and saw Hamlet … in Swedish!
Hej, guys! Hope you’re dealing with all your exams/assignments/deadlines well! Since we expect new students for upcoming semester, I would like to update you about KI social activities =) I recently got a question if I feel lonely, while studying here. Oh, man, I enjoy every minute alone! My favourite day is Thursday because of… Read More Where to meet friends in KI?
Hello everyone! Hope you’re spending the holidays with your dear ones. I have been MIA for the past weeks due to my busy schedule, and now I am celebrating New Year’s Eve in bed with a fever 😛 . Without a doubt, December had plenty of highlights that I would love to talk about, but… Read More Helsinki cruise trip