If you are a Dual Citizen (or more!) and are coming to Karolinska Institutet on your European Union passport, but do not currently reside in Europe, this blog is for you. Although having an EU passport is awesome and will make your transition much easier, there also are a few challenges to consider. I came… Read More A guide to navigating health insurance as a dual citizen
In the times of “work from home” it’s worth to have a look back and appreciate all the past travel experiences of ours, and perhaps dream a little bit of some upcoming ones! (Dreaming is not restricted yet, right?;) Some of our student’s experiences are especially noticeable, as they reached their Erasmus Exchange destinations by…… Read More Erasmus traveling – by TRAIN!
On this blogpost you will find out how to get to Stockholm’s city center from the two smaller airports serving the metropolitan area: Bromma and Skavsta Airports. [To read my previous blogpost about how to get to/from Arlanda International Airport click here]. Bromma Airport (BMA): Stockholm’s Bromma Airport is the closest commercial airport to the… Read More Stockholm’s airports 2/2: Bromma (BMA) and Skavsta (NYO)
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!
Stockholm has at least three main airports serving the area. Even though they are relatively far from the city, there are many ways to get to the center depending on your preferences/priorities. [This is the first of two blogposts about Stockholm’s airports]. On this blogpost I will explore the different options to get to/from Arlanda… Read More Stockholm’s airports 1/2: How to get to/from Arlanda (ARN)
Do you love traveling but your student budget is usually tight? Would you like to use your free time to visit other places? Do you want to experience new adventures at low cost? Well, this time my blog will provide with three specific examples on how you can travel cheap and at the same time… Read More 3 affordable ways to travel during your student life
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
Travelling is something that is always on my mind and the opportunity to travel around Europe was a big draw for me to make the move from Canada to Stockholm. However, finding the right balance while being a full-time student can be tricky at first, while you are trying to navigate a new school which… Read More How to balance having the travel bug and being a full-time student
Some say we are entering a new decade, while others argue that the decade will start in 2021. Well, what matters is that we try to focus on our well being, make positive impacts, and surround ourselves with good people and positive vibes. It may sound straightforward, but it’s not something that quickly falls into… Read More Are we ready for 2020? – Year in review
One of the most exciting parts of travelling can be trying the local food. If you have dietary restrictions, this can often be disappointing, frustrating and even stressful because you do not know where to eat. I have a gluten allergy and in Canada, I had figured out how to navigate it. I knew which… Read More Thriving with an allergy in Stockholm