5+1 ways to decorate your dorm room for almost no money at all

One of the fundamental aspects of “Swedish-ness” is interior design and home decor – Sweden is the land of furniture and home-related stores. Obviously, the country is the land of IKEA, what did you expect? The Swedes love to have beautiful homes they can nest in- and so should you. I know, some might argue… Read More 5+1 ways to decorate your dorm room for almost no money at all

Important things to sort out before arriving in Stockholm

Hello! I hope most of you have already submitted your applications to KI. While you eagerly wait for the results, there are certain logistics that you could look into. Finances As you are aware, the cost of living in Stockholm is extremely high. It is highly recommended to ensure that you have a constant source… Read More Important things to sort out before arriving in Stockholm

I’m Stranded! A How-To For Holiday Travel Disasters

So are you ready to finally go home for the December holiday? Well I am here to tell you that if you’re traveling during winter from Stockholm, you’re probably going to have your travel plans disrupted or destroyed. Worst comes to worst , you might even get stranded on the way to your final destination. It can… Read More I’m Stranded! A How-To For Holiday Travel Disasters

What to expect before coming to KI and Stockholm

It has been exactly 3 months since I moved to Stockholm and 2.5 months since I started my studies at Karolinska Institutet. When you are beginning a new chapter, you try to prepare as much as you can. Just like that, most of my friends, as well as classmates read about Stockholm and KI before… Read More What to expect before coming to KI and Stockholm

Cruise to Helsinki (and how you can travel the Nordic region for less than a pair of jeans)

Sweden is expensive. All students here know this, and if you haven’t experienced the financial sting firsthand, you will most definitely once you arrive.  However, there is good news for any travel junkies, you can get super cheap tickets to travel all throughout the Nordic Region. Stockholm is built on 14 different islands and historically… Read More Cruise to Helsinki (and how you can travel the Nordic region for less than a pair of jeans)

6 ideas for how to earn money in Stockholm without speaking Swedish

When you move to Sweden, where salaries are high and taxes are high, you should expect prices to be high as well. It might get very difficult to survive in pricey Stockholm, but you can always look for a part time job to help you out with the bills. If you speak Swedish there is… Read More 6 ideas for how to earn money in Stockholm without speaking Swedish

Intro to Anna’s blog

Hello dear reader, My name is Anna, I’m a 2nd year biomedicine bachelor student at KI. In my following posts I’ll do my best to tell you about: the biomedicine bachelor program, Karolinska Institute, our student union – MF, being an international student in Stockholm. I also want to show you some awesome places that I’ve found around Stockholm and give insights of… Read More Intro to Anna’s blog