One of the best things about doing a Global Master’s is the opportunity to call a new city home for a couple of years. As I’ve settled in, the requests from friends and family to visit have gradually built up. In fact, just last weekend, one of my friends from home came to stay and… Read More How to host in Stockholm…
New day, new blog! A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend a Women’s March in Stockholm! The first ever March took place in January 2017 in Washington and was for a lot of topics such as women’s rights, healthcare, immigration reform and human rights. This year in Stockholm the theme of the… Read More Women’s March Stockholm 2018
Where do you take your friends and family when they come visit you? How can you convince them that what Stockholm offers is worth not seeing the sun for 3 months? My family visited me in October, and I was so excited – I wanted to show off Stockholm! Below is a list of museums… Read More Family and friends coming to Stockholm? Take them to these museums and restaurants
As the first real snow falls, it is hard to not think about Christmas and all the holiday events coming up with the break. Unfortunately, KI students are always busier before the break, but that doesn’t stop up from getting into the holiday spirit! All around Stockholm there are plenty of activities to have a… Read More Getting Into the Holiday Spirit!
This weekend from the 23rd of September till the 25th of September there was a bakery and confectionery fair held and I had the opportunity to go attend it!! Let’s just say, getting to taste so many delicious chocolate treats just made my day. Also gave me a sugar rush but hey who cares! 😀… Read More The time I got to go to a bakery and confectionery fair
Last weekend I went to a festival that I didn’t get to experience last year when I first came to Stockholm. It is called the Stockholm Street Food Festival located in Kungsträdgården, just a couple of miles away from the palace. While the food was good and the atmosphere was fun, I think this festival… Read More Stockholm Street Food Festival
Ever wonder why your bridesmaids can’t wear red? Or what it’s like to sit through 3hrs of speeches in a language you don’t understand? Well I did, and this is my story of understanding culture, finding love, and planning my own BIG FAT Swedish Wedding! Let’s start from the beginning… So how exactly did I… Read More My Big Fat Svenskt Bröllop !
Hej Guys, Hope you are all well and enjoying the summer! I’m back in rainy Manchester for my summer….so thought it’s probably a good time to start dreaming about places I could potentially go for an exchange study. Are there any life science companies based on Caribbean islands? 🙂 Bioentrepreneurship students get to do three… Read More Should you go abroad for your placement?? These students say YES!
On June 6th every year, it is the National Day of Sweden (Sveriges nationaldag), a national holiday! Prior to 1983, the day was celebrated as the Swedish Flag Day (Svenska flaggans dag), but it was renamed later on as the national day. It is a great opportunity to have extra fun in Stockholm or anywhere… Read More Why you should not leave Sweden before the 6th of June every year (hint: it is the Swedish National Day)
Quarnevalen was on the 13th of May 2017 and I was lucky enough to be present for the parade and the huge party that really lights up the whole city, only once in 3 years! Quarnevalen is one of northern Europe’s largest public student events with thousands of participating students and viewed by up to… Read More Vlog form Quarnevalen – Watch footage from the crazy parade that only happens once in 3 years!