Sommartid, or Daylight Savings Time, starts on the 29th of March this year. The clocks in Sweden (and many other places!) will be moved an hour forward. In this blog I’ll be giving you 5 tips for a smooth transition. 1. Set your clocks and watches beforehand Few things are as chaos inducing as realizing… Read More 5 Tips for Sommartid
Looking for a cheap, fast way of getting out of Stockholm this weekend? Then I have a great suggestion of location for you. It’s Uppsala! Uppsala is a small city, north of Stockholm. Takes maybe 1 hour (+/-) to get there depending on where in Stockholm you travel from. You take the regional trains from… Read More Uppsala – A perfect getaway from Stockholm!
December is the month when Sweden is covered in gloom and people light candles and put Christmas lights in the windows to break up the utter darkness in the street. The lack of sun affects everybody, and many traditions are dedicated to it. One of the traditions is Lucia Day. You might have seen the… Read More Magic Lucia Day
In a land far far away…..where half of it is covered by pine and spruce forests, a mesmerising archipelago exists near its capital city. No polar bears or penguins live here but northern lights, elks, and moose can be seen (if you are lucky). The sun occasionally exists here too (note occasionally) and it has… Read More Is Sweden a nice place to live? Great and odd facts about this country
Christmas is coming! As a KI student, you will not really have a long christmas holiday. But if you can manage to finish all the study assignments well before christmas, I believe you can have a merry Christmas 🙂 Here I will share some festive activities to do in Stockholm during the Christmas season. Fortunately,… Read More Festive (and cheap) activities to do in Stockholm during the christmas season
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