Under normal circumstances, KI has lots to offer in terms of sports and fitness. Unfortunately, this fall some of these services and/or events may be cancelled or have to be adapted, however it is good to know what they offer so you don’t miss out on things as KI opens things up. Weekly sports Throughout… Read More What does KI have to offer for sports and fitness?
With the semester starting, I have gathered some “top tips” that the second year public health students wished they knew when they were starting their first semester in this program, at KI and in Stockholm! School “Something that I think would have been useful to know prior to starting this program is the amount of… Read More Top tips from the second year public health students
This summer I expanded my cultural and “intellectual” side of myself and visited as many museums as I could in Stockholm! Because of the current pandemic, most of the museums have changed to free entrance! I visited 8 (imagine if it was 10? That would be have been so satisfying…) this summer and below I… Read More Visiting Top Museums in Stockholm!
No matter where you are, it’s always an enriching experience to learn the local language. So whether you’re new in Sweden or have been around for a while, maybe you’re thinking about learning some Swedish? Here are some reasons you shouldn’t learn Swedish, some reasons you should, resources for getting you started, and my personal… Read More Learning Swedish: A beginner’s guide
This summer is my first time enjoying vacation time in Sweden as I am usually not spending it here! I am Swedish myself and therefore usually go travelling abroad visiting friends and chasing the hot sun. For obvious reasons, travelling for me became cancelled this year. So I seized the opportunity to plan some fun… Read More I went camping in the famous Stockholm archipelago!
Stockholm as an experience varies a lot depending on the weather. Summer is definitely my favorite season of the year because you finally have the weather to go out for a swim. Since the city is composed by 14 islands, you can imagine how many different places there are for having a great time swimming.… Read More Top swimming spots in Stockholm
Summer is going so quickly and I know many of us will be making our way back to Stockholm in the next few weeks and with the weather still being nice and not having to worry about studying, it’s the perfect time to explore the area. Although COVID has limited the range of travel options,… Read More My top day and weekend trips near Stockholm
As I stated on my previous blogpost, even though Stockholm is not a cheap city to live in, it’s all a matter of perspectives. Some basic expenses like rent, food, transport, dining or clothing can be a bit pricier for you depending on where you come from. Nonetheless, the Swedes are known to give high… Read More 5 fun things you can do for free in Stockholm
I remember when I first got accepted to KI, I had so many questions regarding what students liked about Karolinska, their courses, living in Stockholm and so on. Since this is the first year of the Health Promotion and Prevention (HPP) stream, when I applied there were no current students to answer my questions, which… Read More Being a student at KI: HPP edition
Most people picture life in Sweden as great: good work-life balance, closeness to nature and a well established wellfare state. However, there is one thing that is always percieved negatively: the weather. I don’t think many people would move to Sweden just to enjoy good weather, but in my opinion it is often described too… Read More The untold story about the Swedish weather